Young Movers (Yo-Mo) - Youth Health Champions

Delivered by Young Movers (YoMo)
Note: this service is only for people who live in North Glasgow
  • Youth work
  • Employability skills

We are using Peer Education as an approach to health promotion, in which community members are supported to promote health-enhancing change among their peers.

The Youth Health Champions will be gettiing involved with:

  • Promoting health topics within your local community
  • Attending training days
  • Attending health champion meetings
  • Supporting the delivery of YoMo/NHS Health Programme
  • Supporting YoMo’s/NHSGGC’s Peer Education delivery
  • Attending events
  • Promoting YoMo/NHSGGC within the community
  • Delivering health related training to your peers within local youth groups and schools
  • Supporting the development of health-related training packs to be delivered to peers

With the support from YoMo and NHSGG&C Health Improvement Team staff, young people gain valuable skills and experience, to enabling them to become a peer educator. It will enhance a young persons' employability skills, as it will be a unique addition to a Curriculum Vitae (CV). Through the process, young people will gain a Saltire Award for their volunteering hours and will be given the opportunity to gain at least two or more accredited qualifications.

How to access this service

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