Youth Alive Trust
We are a Youth Development agency set up in 1989, based at Grace Vineyard Beach Campus whose mission is to Build Bright Futures with Young People in New Brighton through Practical Christian Service. Our core staff and many volunteers work with hundreds of people every week through our programmes and events. Our work is divided into 10 key areas:
1) Weekly Youth Clubs: Boys Club (Years 1 - 6), Girls Club (Years 1 - 6), Rock Solid (Years 7 - 8), Surge (Years 9 - 13) and Basketball (Years 4 - 13).
2) School Programmes: In Rawhiti and South New Brighton Primary Schools; Avonside Girls and Shirley Boys High Schools (24/7).
3) Holiday Programmes: for children and free programmes for teenagers.
4) Camps - such as Easter Camp, Winter Camp, Famine Sleepover, AMPED Camp, Samstock, Father Son Camp and Mother Daughter Camp.
5) Mentoring - Meeting one-on-one with young people for relational support, goal setting and a lot of encouragement.
6) Library Youthwork Support - in New Brighton Library everyday after school, on weekends, and school holidays.
7) Community Events - Large community events such as the Skate Jam, I Love New Brighton, School Fairs, EPIC Dance Parties & our Family Fun Night.
8) Parenting & Pre-school - Antenatal Classes, Breast-feeding Drop In, Mum & Tots Groups, Space, Parenting Toolbox Courses and Tough Love.
9) Amplify Music School - Instrument Lessons & Youth Bands.
10) Volunteer Training & Support - Training and supporting volunteers and interns to work in their community, on events and programmes.