Youth Center «START»
Youth Center «START»
The START Youth Center is a joint project of the Faculty of Social and Psychological Education of the Uman State Pedagogical University named after Pavel Tychyna and the Department of Youth Affairs of the Uman City Council.
The basis for the creation and operation of the START Youth Center is: Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine “On approval of typical provisions on the youth center and on the expert council at the youth center”.
In its activities, the Youth Center interacts with enterprises, institutions of various forms of ownership, cultural and art institutions, mass media, educational institutions, health education, social protection and other organizations and associations of citizens.
The aim of the Center is to create conditions for the comprehensive development and self-realization of young people in various spheres of public life, to open up their potential, to protect interests and rights, to promote social development and development, to promote vocational leisure, to support talented youth.
One of the priority tasks of the Center is to create conditions for creative development of personality, intellectual self-improvement of youth; the promotion of patriotism, spirituality, morality and the formation of universal values in youth; promoting and promoting healthy lifestyles; creating a supportive environment for youth employment; interaction with youth non-governmental organizations; ensuring the development of international youth cooperation.
Areas of activity of the Youth Center “START”:
information and consulting – providing youth counseling, active cooperation with community and volunteer organizations of the city;
project – support of projects of student self-government bodies, provision of youth employment in their free time, active interaction of local authorities and youth at local level through involvement in strategy development, program development, activities and projects; organizing and conducting competitions, projects, programs of youth organizations aimed at solving youth problems;
vocational guidance – helping young people to identify with their future profession: vocational training;
mentoring – support and support of interesting youth projects, search for volunteers in various directions.
The head of the START Youth Center is the candidate of pedagogical sciences, the senior lecturer of the department of social pedagogy and social work – Natalia Levchenko.
Activists of the START Youth Center:
1. Kalyuzhenko Alina
5. Company Nikolai
6. John’s oiler
7. Veronica Cloud