VYS Devon Youth News December 2010

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  • 1. YOUTH NEWS Dec 2010LOCALUseful Contacts: In this issue:VYS Devon ♦Events/Information ♦Funding/Resources ♦TrainingYFC Centre DEVON YOUTH SERVICE CONTACT LISTRetail Park Close This gives details of youth work staff and is available on the web atMarsh Barton Road http://www.devonyouthservice.org.uk/contact.htmlExeterEX2 8LG Information/Events01392 250976admin@vysdevon.org.uk VYS (Devon) – FREE ANNUAL CONFERENCE – 5 Februarywww.vysdevon.org.uk 2011. This is going to be held at the Belmont Chapel in EXETER. The theme will be around “Big Society”, with theDevon Youth Service Key Speaker being Susanne Rauprich, NCVYS ChiefQueens House Executive, and “Funding/Support for Local Groups”. ThereLittle Queen Street will also be an update on Safeguarding issues. There will beExeter will be something of interest for everyone – from thoseEX4 3LJ working in small local clubs to the countywide organisations01392 380261 so make a note in your diary and spread the word! FREEYvette.soukal@devon.gov.uk lunch included! Visit www.vysdevon.org.uk NOW for yourwww.devonyouthservice.org.uk booking form.Local Youth Service VYS Level 2 Child Protection Training – VYS has only twoContacts: remaining dates to fill - only £10 per candidate: 22nd Jan 2011 inEast Devon Tiverton, 12th Feb 2011 in Exeter. These courses are open to01404 813195 anyone working with children and young people in the voluntaryExeter sector – paid or unpaid. For a booking form contact 0139201392 662665 250976 or e-mail admin@vysdevon.org.uk Numbers are limitedMid Devon on a strictly first come first served basis.01884 252642North Devon Family Education Development Trust (based in Exeter) has a01271 343762 number of items of furniture and equipment available free, thoughSouth Hams a small donation would be appreciated. Contact Julia for details -01822 613522 juliabolt@btconnect.comTeignbridge01626 369283 13th January How to Hit the Headlines is a half-day workshopTorridge from the Media Trust being run in Exeter, and free to support01271 388169 providers. It will be led by a journalist who takes you throughWest Devon what journalists are looking for and how to hit the headlines. You01822 613522 can find out more and register on http://www.mediatrust.org/get- support/training/events/how-to-hit-the-headlines-Duke of Edinburgh’s exeter/891060185/Award2 Fore StreetMoretonhampstead Funding & Other ResourcesNewton Abbot Local Youth Network Training Fund – this needs to be forTQ13 8LL training that is occurring in this financial year. Deadline 3101647 440983 January 2011. For more details contact Claire McMahon
  • 2. dofe.award@devon.gov.uk 07967178598 or e-mail claire.mcmahon@devon.gov.uk
  • 3. Funding & Other Resources cont’d Training InformationHow to Involve Young People in your Free Cultural Awareness Training - ‘Fataproject is a guide based on findings from the He’ is now offering this training free toevaluation of the Big Lottery Fund’s Young organisations in the Voluntary CommunityPeople’s Fund programme that provides Sector. If you think your organisation maypractical tips on how projects can involve benefit then please contact Chaz Singh atyoung people in developing, running and chaz@fatahe.com or ring 01752 607853 orreviewing services and activities as well as 07950 957909.providing examples of how YPF fundedprojects involved young people in their Jack Riley Trust supports young people inactivities, and details some of the challenges Devon aged 25 and under. The Trust canthey faced. support individuals, learning institutionswww.biglotteryfund.org.uk/er_eval_how_to_inv (schools and colleges) and new or existingolve_young_people_in_your_project.pdf youth or activity groups. Its focus is on mentoring and the personal development ofIcebreakers: Hot warm up activities for young people by young people. Priority is givenyoung people is a compilation of some of the to studies or activities which focus on personal,best ideas and favourite games of practitioners social and moral education and improveworking with a wide range of young people personal relationships and development offrom 11-16 that has been compiled by Vanessa character. There must also be a real need ofRogers. In addition to the 26 games in the financial support and the Trust will not fullyicebreakers section, there are nine follow-up fund any request. There is no application formexercises for when larger groups have been or set procedure for making an applicationbroken down into smaller ones and that are contact the Administrator Tim Leat by e maildesigned both to get young people moving timothyleat@gilbertstephens.co.uk or phonearound but also to break up friends as they 01404 8122282 and he will then advise ofrandomly select who works with whom. Trustees requirements.Available from www.nya.org.uk or emailsales@nya.org.uk LandAid is the property industry’s charity which supports projects that helpInspiring Volunteers: A Guide to disadvantaged or homeless people, particularlyRecruitment and Communications is a new young people. Grants of between £5,000 andresource from the Media Trust that aims to £25,000 are available to support projects that:inspire small to medium sized charities and ♦ Provide accommodation or assist incommunity organisations who may struggle to meeting accommodation needseffectively market volunteering to a wider, more ♦ Refurbish or renew facilitiesdiverse audience and is full of ideas on ♦ Deliver training, life skills or otherrecruiting, communicating with and retaining educational programmes.volunteers. Free to download from: The closing date for applications is the 31sthttp://www.mediatrust.org/uploads/1289577028 January.75264/original.pdf http://www.landaid.org/latest-landaid- news/landaid-grant-programme-opens.htmlSport England Small grants scheme (SportEngland’s Successor to Awards for All) can Don’t forget put that note in your diaries -provide grants of £300 to £10,000, but the total th 5 February 2011 - FREE VYS (Devon)project cost for eligible elements can be up to Conference!£50,000. Ring 08458 508 508, emailinfo@sportengland.org or see: Youth News Local is produced by VYS Devon.http://funding.sportengland.org/funding_progra Contact Mark, Anthea or Juliet - 01392 250976mmes/small_grants.aspx e-mail: admin@vysdevon.org.uk Or visit our website www.vysdevon.org.uk