Tuesday, May 03, 2022

Valuing a Resilient Profession for International Child and Youth Care Workers' Week

The Western Cape’s Social Development MEC, Sharna Fernandez, acknowledged the ongoing commitment and dedication of each Child and Youth Care Worker in the province.

This comes as this week marks International Child and Youth Care Workers' Week. This week is celebrated annually and pays tribute to the invaluable role that CYCWs play in building resilient communities across the globe.

there are currently 653 CYCWs and nine care centres In the Western Cape

This years theme is 'Valuing a Resilient Profession.' The South African Council for Social Service Professions highlights that this theme relates to the profession's strength as a whole

"Our Child and Youth Care workers are indeed highly valued and play a significant role in developing important relationships amongst our most vulnerable children, youth and their respective families and communities. We deeply appreciate all those heroes and heroines who continue to unselfishly give up their time and remain committed and passionate to this important cause,’’ said Western Cape’s Social Development MEC Sharna Fernandez.

"Let us all join hands in thanking all our Child and Youth Care Workers for always standing tall and acting as pillars of hope to the many vulnerable individuals and families they support," she added.


PICTURE: National Association of Child Care Workers

Done By: Mitchum George

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