Be Relentless
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About Liz Nugent

Liz studied Youth and Community Work at the Institute of Technology, Tralee, Ireland and began her journey at YOUCAN Youth Services as in international practicum student in 2014. Seeking opportunities to practice relentless and forward-thinking youth work she quickly became passionate about the work being done at YOUCAN Youth Services and returned as a Relentless Youth Worker in 2015.

Liz has carried out several roles at YOUCAN Youth Services including facilitation of restorative processes in Edmonton Public Schools, facilitation on our pre-employment and transitional outreach programs, and supporting young people to maintain their employment. Liz has also been a part of the leadership team and supported with agency events such as Comedy Nights and team building activities.

Liz is passionate about building relationships with the young people attending YOUCAN Youth Services and enjoys learning about who they are and supporting them in becoming who they want to become, always believing that change is possible. One of her biggest passions during her time at YOUCAN Youth Services is facilitating the circle process, creating an inclusive, accepting, and safe space for young people to share their story, resolve conflicts, and experience being heard. Her goal is to continue supporting as many young people as possible into economic independence.