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  • YOUTH NEWS LOCAL Jan 2011 Useful Contacts: In this issue: VYS Devon ♦Events/Information ♦Funding/Resources ♦Training YFC Centre DEVON YOUTH SERVICE CONTACT LIST Retail Park Close This gives details of youth work staff and is available on the web at Marsh Barton Road Exeter EX2 8LG Information/Events 01392 250976 VYS (Devon) – FREE ANNUAL CONFERENCE – 5 Feb 2011 - Belmont Chapel, EXETER. The theme will be around “Big Society” and “Funding/Support for Local Groups”. The deadline Devon Youth Service date for this FREE Conference (which includes a FREE buffet Queen's House lunch) is fast approaching. There are still a few places remaining Little Queen Street and you will need to book your place NOW to avoid Exeter disappointment. Some comments received from last year’s EX4 3LJ conference are: “I really felt up-lifted after the conference”; “A 01392 380261 great day full of information”. So make a note in your diary and spread the word! Visit NOW for your booking form. Local Youth Service Contacts: VYS Level 2 Child Protection Training – VYS has only two East Devon remaining dates to fill - only £10 per candidate: 22nd Jan 2011 in 01404 813195 Tiverton, 12th Feb 2011 in Exeter. These courses are open to Exeter anyone working with children and young people in the voluntary 01392 662665 sector – paid or unpaid. For a booking form contact 01392 Mid Devon 250976 or e-mail Numbers are limited 01884 252642 on a strictly first come first served basis. North Devon 01271 343762 Funding & Other Resources South Hams 01822 613522 Teignbridge Dulverton Trust – provides grants to charities to fund youth and 01626 369283 educational activities and opportunities for disadvantaged young Torridge people, helping them to achieve their true potential. It particularly 01271 388169 believes in the character-building value of challenging outdoor West Devon activities such as adventure training and sail training that 01822 613522 encourage leadership and team spirit. Its small grants scheme is aimed at local charities with an income below £400,000 and has Duke of Edinburgh’s a maximum grant of £3,500. Award 2 Fore Street Gibbons Family Trust is concerned with the care, benefit, Moretonhampstead support, education or otherwise for the welfare of children or Newton Abbot young people (up to the age of 25), in Devon. Application forms TQ13 8LL can be downloaded from 01647 440983
  • Funding & Other Resources cont’d Governance stories - A practical guide to setting up your management committee and Devon Community Foundation is now sustaining its work is a book which sets out accepting applications for the Christmas the roles of management committee members, Unwrapped Fund - To qualify for a grant, your covering issues such as conflict of interest, group must support people with the following liability, being an employer, running meetings primary needs; people who are in poverty, and complaints procedures, etc young carers, homeless people, disabled people, mental health needs/loneliness or older people. Applications must be made by email to Social networking services, social media using the form which can and sport: Guidelines for safeguarding be found at children and young people – although a-grant/christmas-unwrapped-fund/ by primarily aimed at sports organisations, there is 17.00pm on 21st January 2011. lots of information that would be useful for anyone working with young people. This David Knightly Charitable Trust - grants of guidance focuses on the use of social £500-£5,000 available for projects helping to networking media and provides a simple make local communities better places to live. safeguarding checklist to enable you to update Projects supporting community groups will be your current safeguarding policy. prioritised. The next application deadline is the 28 Feb. For further information, write to: Gillian s/Briefings/social_networking_services_wdf690 Binks, David Knightly Charitable Trust, Pride of 29.pdf Place Awards, 22 Ferndene Road, Withington, Manchester M20 4TT or ring 0161 445 6452. Trustee Recruitment Resources for smaller organisations - an online resource that has Waitrose Community Matters - This scheme been developed with small voluntary and gives each branch £1,000 (or £500 in its community organisations (VCO’s) in mind. See convenience shops) to share out between three local good causes each month such as organisations welfare organisations, community groups, Training Information schools or local divisions of national charities. Active Devon runs a number of training spx?masterid=1d1b3ed8-af38-4649-88fb- courses including the following: Emergency ad44b0a97ae9&navigationid=622 First Aid; Safeguarding and Protecting Children; Safeguarding and Protecting Wooden Spoon is a children’s charity Children 2: Reflecting on Practice. If you are dedicated to helping underprivileged children interested in attending contact (disadvantaged physically, mentally or socially) or ring 01392 263674. and young people to live happier, richer lives. Previous support has been capital toward DACVS Training Programme – courses sports and activity areas, sensory rooms and include: Volunteer Management and Support gardens and playgrounds. See - Teignbridge 25 Jan; Improving Funding Applications - Tavistock 27 Jan; Volunteers and the Law - Exeter 16 Feb; Volunteer Sir Francis Chichester Trust - this offers Recruitment - Torridge 23 Feb; Planning & young people (16-24) who live in Devon, the Running Events - South Hams 24 Feb. For opportunity to apply for a FREE place on a 3 further information and course charges please week Outward Bound course over the summer see or contact your local months. Deadline for applications is 4th CVS. March. For details ring Anthea on 01392 250976, email or Youth News Local is produced by VYS Devon. Contact Mark, Anthea or Juliet - 01392 250976 see e-mail: Or visit our website