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  1. Local youth work in Flanders A brief introduction

  2. organised youth – non-organised youth

  3. Youth movements Scouting Chiro KSJ, KSA, VKSJ KLJ Playground association Municipal Private organised youth – non-organised youth

  4. Youth movements Scouting Chiro KSJ, KSA, VKSJ KLJ Playground association Municipal Private Hang sites (welfare) Neighbourhood work (welfare) Municipal youth service Youth clubs Youth centres organised youth –non-organised youth

  5. Municipal youth work

  6. Municipal youth work • Organised by the municipal youth service • Grabbelpas • Swappas • Some playground associations • Youth council / youth work policy plan • Some youth clubs • Some youth centres

  7. Youth centres

  8. Youth centres • Private • Municipal

  9. Youthcentres • A mix of different youth work under one roof • Grabbelpas / swappas • During holidays: playground association • Youth club • Skate club • Drama club • Teen age club • Rehearsal space for local young musicians • …

  10. Youth centres • Often can you find the municipal youth service in the same building • Mostly with employees • Own resources • By means of funding • By means of the municipality

  11. Youth clubs

  12. Youth clubs • Private • Municipal

  13. Youth clubs • My youth club is myMATE • MEETING – ENCOUNTER • Joy & Fun, do nothing or do a lot • Alternative to commercial sector • ACTIVATION • Engagement, Involvement, Critical sense • Inclusion & Social Change • TOGETHER • Live, Work, Be together = Group work  rules • Values: solidarity, respect, • EDUCATION • Informal & Formal Learning • Learning by experience

  14. Youthclubs • More practical: • Run by volunteers (for and by youngsters) • For youngster from (14) 16 till 25 years old • Open several days a week • Mostly in weekends and on Wednesday • Informal meeting • You can drink something for real democratic prices (but you’re not obliged to drink) • Youth bar • Organising activities • Parties • Concerts • Movie nights • Excursions • …

  15. Youthclubs • More practical: • Open to everyone irrespective of race, sex, religious and political conviction,… • Organising training for members and volunteers • Non-commercial / non-profit organization • Youngsters have autonomy

  16. Youthclubs • Structure (based on the principal of participation throughout the whole organization) • Non-profit organization • Municipal non-profit organization • Association without legal personality

  17. Youthclubs • Structure • Non-profit organization • Municipal non-profit organization • Association without legal personality General Assembly Executive Committee Youth Committee Work Groups Members In a non-profit organization the organization itself is a legal person. This means that the person who acts in behalf of the organization is legally protected by the organization.

  18. Youthclubs • Structure • Non-profit organization • Municipal non-profit organization • Association without legal personality The General Assembly consist of half +one politicians, so they have the majority of the votes.

  19. Youthclubs • Structure • Non-profit organization • Municipal non-profit organization • Association without legal personality People who act in behalf of the organization, are responsible themselves and are not legally protected by the organization.

  20. Youthclubs • Support (by means of people) • 400 youth clubs in Flanders (members of Formaat) • +- 310 youth clubs are run by volunteers • +- 90 youth clubs have professional support • Own resources • By means of funding • By means of the municipality

  21. Youthclubs • Support (by means of people) • 400 youth clubs in Flanders (members of Formaat) • +- 310 youth clubs are run by volunteers • +- 90 youth clubs have professional support • Own resources • By means of funding • By means of the municipality • Difference between: • A youth worker in and for the youth club (he’s a part of the daily functioning of the youth club) • A youth worker in support of the youth club

  22. Youthclubs • Support (financial and other) • Own resources • Profits from activities are invested back in the youth club • By means of funding • National – federal – provincial • Mostly project funding • For employment • Local (municipal) • Basic funding • Project funding • Employing youth workers • Providing a location, paying costs,… • Special foundations • Mostly project funding

  23. Youthclubs • Some youth clubs have a specific target group • WKJ • Deprived young people • Migrants • …

  24. Questions for Formaat • Municipal non-profit organizations • The municipality has the majority of the votes → what about the autonomy of the youngsters? • Youth clubs vs. youth centres • it is not always clear what the distinction is between both • Ex. A youth centre with a lot of staff → what about the participation of youngsters?

  25. A BIG CHANGE FOR THE YOUTH CLUBS 1993: decree on funding from the municipalities to the implementationof a local youth work policy • Before 1993: national funding • After 1993: funding by the municipalities • Impact: • detection of local needs • more recognition of local youth clubs • more recognition of local initiatives • The making of a youth work policy plan • Participation of local youth trough the youth council en the youth work policy plan • An increase of youth clubs from the question of youngsters in the municipality