2016 Youth Work Award Winners

The sixth annual Christian Youth Work Awards took place on 11th November 2016 with a celebration meal and awards ceremony at the London School of Theology. The awards, a project of Youthscape, celebrate excellence in Christian Youth Work in the UK.

Shortlisted candidates enjoyed a Mexican meal, a fun photo booth and a keynote speech from 2015 Youth Worker of the Year, Lee Kirkby. Six prizes were won as follows:

  • Becca Willett, St Albans Fulham, Youth Worker of the Year sponsored by Moorlands College
  • Jenny Hubball, Chellaston Methodist Church, Young Leader of the Year sponsored by The Methodist Church
  • Chris Haddon, Phase Trust Halesowen, Volunteer of the Year sponsored by London School of Theology
  • Diverse Church, Most Innovative Youth Work sponsored by CYM
  • Seriously Awkward, The Childrens Society, Best Youth Work Resource sponsored by Premier Youth Work
  • The Door, Stroud, Best Youth Work Employer sponsored by CPAS Ventures

Youth Worker of the Year

Sponsored by: Moorlands College
Prize: ipad

This award is for a youth worker who's excelled at building positive relationships with young people, helping them to see their

Volunteer of the Year

Sponsored by: London School of Theology
Prize: 4* hotel break

This award is for a volunteer who's shown exceptional commitment to Christian youth work, freely offering their time and energy

Best Youth Work Employer

Sponsored by: CPAS Ventures & Falcons
Prize: Team building day at 'Go Ape'

This award is for an employer who gives outstanding support to their youth workers. They invest in them, providing practical and

Most Innovative Youth Work

Sponsored by: CYM
Prize: £300 to spend on the project

This award is for a project or piece of work that's bursting with faith and creativity.

Best Youth Work Resource

Sponsored by: Premier Youthwork
Prize: Full page advert in Premier Youthwork

This award is for a resource that's a proved itself to be a genuine asset to Christian youth work

Young Leader of the Year

Sponsored by: The Methodist Church
Prize: ipad mini

This award will be given to a young Christian who is rooted in their local church and having significant influence on other youn

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    Sponsor - CPAS Ventures

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    Sponsor - Moorlands College

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    Sponsor - The Methodist Church