We're building a world-class environment for our youth & staff
In preparation for a New Year of youth development, the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Georgia prepped its staff with its Winter 2018 staff-wide training, which focused on new Youth Development Tools, Safety Practices, First-Aid and Program structure.
Staff first set goals for what they desired to learn from this Winters training, which was overviewed at the end to see if each member felt further equipped upon close of the training.
Some of those goals to have answered were questions like:
How do we instill self-esteem into the youth we serve?
How can we better connect with each youth?
After an overview of best safety practices, Bob Mackey, CEO & President of BGCNCG, immersed staff in the experience of Club youth during his Program Basics presentation.
Staff participated in challenging team-building exercises used inside Clubs as teaching methods for self-esteem, discipline, teamwork and how to have fun in positive environments.
Breakout sessions were offered to staff, which covered iCivics Training, provided by Kathy o’Neal of Georgia Family Connections Partnership, Annual Report training for data collection of how our Clubs perform year-to-year and Positive Discipline & Guidance training.
“To continue to service of providing world-class youth development to our communities, training is a must and a need,”Bob Mackey said. “We take pride in the services we provide and want to insure that our youth feel safe and positively equipped with tools that will impact them for the rest of their lives. Our organization and staff are committed to providing that experience for every child we serve. And, at the same time, we are committed to enriching our staff through Professional Development.”
Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Georgia provides club experiences for Walton, Greene, Putnam and Morgan Counties. They serve over 1,500 youth in North Central Georgia.
BGCNCG’s vision is to provide a world-class experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters our doors.
For more information or to donate, visit www.bgcncg.com. If you’d like to get involved please contact 770-267-8034.