Questionnaire to develop a Competence Profile of Youth Workers

MAV - Mapping, Assessing and Validating Competences of Youth Educators Working with NEETS

Projekt nr 2017-1-PL01-KA205-035785

I. Demographic Information

1.1 What is your country of residence and nationality?
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II. Personal Information

2.1. What is your sex?
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2.2. What is your year of birth (e.g. 1975)?
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III.Educational Background

3.1. What is the highest level of education you have completed? (Please tick only your highest level of education)
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3.2. Have you completed any specialised Vocational Education and/or Training for Youth Worker?
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3.3. What were the contents of this specialised Youth worker Training course/Education ? (Please, name at least the titles of the main course modules).
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3.4. Please specify the total duration of this specialised Youth worker Training course or education (in days, hours )
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3.5. Was this specialised Training course or Education awarded via ECVET or ECTS points? If yes, please indicate if ECVET or ECTS )
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3.6. How many ECVET or ECTS credits have you got?
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3.7. Which organization/ institution validated the ECVET and ECTS credits you have ?
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3.8. Did this specialised Youth worker Training course or education finish with any form of educational and/or professional degree?
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IV.Professional Background

4.1. Please name your current occupational position in the work with youth
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4.2. Does your current occupational position have a formal job description? If yes, please provide it.
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4.3. Do you work full time or part time with youth ?
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4.4. What kind of organisation, institution do you work in?
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4.5. Who is the target group you work with?
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4.6. What is the age of young people you work with?
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4.7. How many years have you been working in this position, with this target group?
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4.8. What previous working experience in the field of youth work have you got?
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V.Activities of a youth worker

5.1. Please name 5 activities that you do most in your daily tasks at work.
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5.2. Does your work involve these tasks? Please indicate whether you do these tasks daily, regularly (at least once a week), occassionaly (at least once a month) or never. (Please, tick all tasks in appropriate boxes)
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Regularly
Occassionaly
At least once a month
Never
Keeping relevant documentation and agenda, keeping records and statistics on youth support activities
Observe the principles of safety at work and work hygiene
Analysis of the needs of target groups through appropriate methods and their processing
Establishing educational and training goals in youth work
Creation of education and training programs in youth work based on needs analysis and set goals
Application of the principles of non-formal education and new trends in education and training programs in youth work
Analysis and evaluation of risks in the development of educational programs
Preparation, implementation and evaluation of diverse activities and programs in the field of youth work, including logistical security
Providing first aid
A partnership and inclusive approach to working with youth
Applying the principles of intercultural sensitivity
Working with the group, managing group dynamics
Addressing the situation
Youth counseling
Using different tools and approaches to working with young people (eg mentoring, guidance, coaching, supervision ...)
Developing the time and financial demands of educational programs for young people
Youth education to protect the environment
Developing youth talent in different areas of sport, culture and social life
Provision of residential events for young people, organizing sports and cultural events that rebuild self-esteem and pride in accomplishments
Identifying the problems and needs of the youths in need of support and organization of leisure time (supermarkets, parks, beaches, railway stations, vacancies, staircases, gates, courtyards, etc.)
Networking and interpersonal relationships with young people at risk, providing reliable information on the risks they may face, and places where they can get help and support in organizing youth initiatives
Initiating and implementing interesting and engaging emotional workshops and activities with young people at risk of social exclusion
Carrying out street work projects carried out among children and young people "living on the street": eg organizing trips into new, unknown places in small groups, creating the possibility of full use of explored places
Building motivation to change the way young people spend free time and providing emotional support in difficult life situations
Co-operation with schools and local communities and organizing support for youth by the social services and health care institutions
Participation in training courses aimed at self-directed activities with young people at risk of social exclusion

VI. Knowledge of a youth worker

6.1. Which knowledge, facts or information is essential for you to fulfill your everyday tasks?
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6.2. Are you familiar with this information and able to apply it in your job ? (Possibility to tick more answers)
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6.3. What previous knowledge is the most important for you as a Youth worker ? (Possibility to tick more answers)
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VII.Competences of a youth worker

7.1. Tick all competences that you have.
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7.2. Which 5 of the previous competences are you able to use best ?
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7.3. Please briefly describe „Good Practices” and/or strategies/METHODS that you are using in youth work in order to reach the desired outcomes?
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7.4. Please describe briefly all Tools and Technologies that you are using in youth work?
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7.5. Please EVALUATE/describe briefly the skills and abilities that you need in your work?
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7.6. Further Training. In order to deliver high quality youth work and reach the successful outcomes, do you feel the need for further training opportunities?
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Thank you very much for your time

Coordinators of the project