At the age of 18 or even before, I always knew that I wanted to work within the social sector. Volunteering at my local Youth Centre meant that I was able to contribute and give something back. It was a real eye opener. The young people were aged 10 to 17, roughly the same age as myself.
The youth centre was on a large council estate, notorious in the 80’s for Twoking (Taking without consent). Rover Coupe’s and Ford Escorts were set alight and rubber was burnt. Young people