Motivational Speaker/Ice Breakers

The Motivational Speaker and icebreaker role is an important role. It gives new applicants an opportunity to hear about your experiences as a CYF trainee and encourages them to work on the course material.

Timings: 30 mins total

  • 15 minute icebreakers

  • 5 (ish) min presentation

  • 5 min Q & A


What are the objectives of an icebreaker?

  • Allow everyone a chance to introduce themselves

  • Allow everyone a chance to speak

  • Allow the group to learn something about what they have in common

Motivational Talk

What is the objective of the motivational talk?

  • Share your experience

  • Encourage trainees to pursue a CYF course

  • Empathise with trainees who are in the same position you were before the course

A presentation isn't obligatory but can help pace your presentation and keep the audience engaged.

Example Presentation

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