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youth worker





Youth workers support, accompany and counsel young people, focusing on their personal and social development. They are involved in managing community projects and services through one-to-one or group-based activities. Youth workers can be volunteers or paid professionals who facilitate non-formal and informal learning processes. They are engaged in a large spectrum of activities by, with and for young people.

Alternative Labels

juvenile care worker

senior youth worker

social worker youth justice

welfare advisor

youth advisor

youth advocate

youth and community worker

youth centre worker

youth employment advisor

youth guidance worker

youth mentor

youth programmes social worker

youth project team leader

youth project team worker

youth social worker

youth support worker

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To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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