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Successful Sports Leaders award

  Our volunteers did really well on their Sports Leaders award and passed with flying colours!! Designed with today's education landscape in mind, the course was delivered by the RIO Ferdinand Foundation for 3 days and all aspiring coaches learned the fundamentals of sports coaching and passed the fully accredited qualification. Well done guys!!!                                                                            ...
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Christmas Event

Salford Youth Alliance volunteers supported the annual Christmas Festival at Clarendon Leisure Centre in partnership with the SAYO/SPARKY Project. Over 300 people attended the event from the local community. The event had an excellent festive atmosphere with some fantastic low cost activities for the whole family to enjoy.    (more…)...
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Volunteer completes youth leaders programme.

Sheldon, has been taking part in our Inspiring Youth Leaders programme. He has been participating in the programme for 5 months. For his project he decided he wanted to gain coaching experience in boxing. The sport has been a hobby of his for some time, but now he wants to develop his skills. We caught up with Sheldon at Eccles Boxing School to see how he was getting on in his coaching sessions… Sheldon is teaching a group of 8-14years…...
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Volunteer Journey

Today our media volunteer Rhys Blanchard caught up with Salford Youth Alliance's first Volunteer Lewis Gregory. Lewis sat down with Rhys to answer some questions about the journey he has been on with the Project. Through Salford Youth Alliance Lewis has contributed over 50 hours of volunteering to his local community and also gained a National Pool Lifeguard qualification, Dodgeball Level 2 and a handling conflict well qualification. Lewis is doing fantastic and has secured a casual sports coach position…...
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NHS health and well being

Mental health and wellbeing Good mental health, or emotional wellbeing, involves feeling confident about ourselves and happy with who we are. It's about having a sense of self-worth and being able to cope with life's ups and downs. Mental wellbeing is important because it influences not only how we think and feel about ourselves, but also how we think and feel about other people. Our mental health can affect how we deal with everyday life and the stresses and challenges…...
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