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VYS YNL June 11

  1. 1. Y OUTH N EWS L OCAL June 2011Useful 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 8LG01392 250976 Information/Eventsadmin@vysdevon.org.ukwww.vysdevon.org.uk Child Protection Training – Due to popular demand, VYS is once again running one day Group 2 Child Protection Training.Devon Youth Service The course aims to define child protection, looks at signs ofQueens House abuse and neglect and provide information on reportingLittle Queen Street strategies. The course will help you to recognise and know whatExeter to do if you believe a child is at risk. There will be a charge ofEX4 3LJ £20 per candidate for VYS (Devon) members and £40 per01392 380261 candidate for non-VYS (Devon) members and dates are asYvette.soukal@devon.gov.ukwww.devonyouthservice.org.uk follows:Local Youth Service 9 July 2011 in ExeterContacts: 24 September 2011 in OkehamptonEast Devon 15 October 2011 in Barnstaple01404 813195 Newton Abbot – date and venue to be confirmed.Exeter 3 December 2011 in Tiverton01392 662665 28 January 2012 in ExeterMid Devon01884 252642 For details about VYS (Devon) membership or for further details/North Devon booking form contact VYS on 01392 250976 or01271 343762 admin@vysdevon.org.uk - numbers are limited and on a strictlySouth Hams first come first served basis.01822 613522Teignbridge FOR THE 9TH JULY EXETER COURSE BOOK NOW!01626 369283Torridge National Citizenship Service - The Programme offers all school01271 388169 leavers of 16 a chance to be involved in a unique summerWest Devon program and what’s more it’s FREE!! By joining up young people01822 613522 will get the opportunity to design and deliver their own project in their local community as well as get a chance to go on a funDuke of Edinburgh’s packed week long residential for free. For NCS information seeAward http://www.vysdevon.org.uk/uploads/documents/ncs_-2 Fore Street _june_11.pdf and for further details contact Melody Hunter EvansMoretonhampstead on 01626 356720/07711743976 or email melody.hunter-Newton Abbot evans@youngdevon.orgTQ13 8LL01647 440983dofe.award@devon.gov.uk
  2. 2. Information/Events cont’d Funding & Other Resources con’dDartmoor Centres Special Offers - Fantastic Tesco Charity Trust Community Awardsspecial offers for youth and community Scheme provides one-off donations ofgroups:- between £500-£4,000 to local projects that  Pixies Holt - Fully catered, £20/person support children and their education and per night. welfare and children with disabilities.  Dartmoor Training Centre - Self http://cr2010.tescoplc.com/communities/~/medi catering, £10/person per night. a/Files/T/Tesco-Corporate-Responsibility-  Exciting adventurous activities only Report-2009/pdf-report-builder/tesco-charity- £25/person per day. trust/cagapr09.pdfTo enquire about availability phone 01364631500 or email Once Upon a Group: A guide to running anddartmoor.centres@devon.gov.uk participating in successful groups - See http://www.jkp.com/search/index.php?Youth Network training funds - This year, in s=once+upon+a+grouprecognition of the changes to area and centralstructures for Devon Youth Service, the Youth Training InformationNetwork funds will be allocated as below:• A 6 month allocation of £3000 will be Level 2 Certificate in Youth Work – run by available to groups who are members of an Petroc in Barnstaple starting on 4 July. These Area Youth Network; qualifications have been developed to enable• Bids will need to show how training candidates to acquire the skills and knowledge supports the delivery of quality youth needed to become a youth support worker or a provision; youth and community worker. For more details• Funding will be given to courses running ring Tracey (tutor) on 07960 149740 or the between the 1 April 2011 and 30 office on 01271 338050. September 2011 inc;• IYWT Introductory Youth Work Training will 8 October 2011 – VYS (Devon) Finance be paid for in full for the staff and volunteers Workshop – Exeter (9.30am–1.30pm) of YN groups; new groups can access this Following on from the success of the last benefit whilst in the process of joining the Finance Workshop, VYS are again offering YN; organisations another chance to brush up on• The training fund does not cover costs of those bookkeeping skills. There will be a focus minibus training or associate costs for on recording and reporting financial information driving permits; and what needs doing at year end. There is a• Currently under 18’s are not included in the small charge of £10 to VYS members and £20 scope of this fund, organisations are to non-members. If you would like to know expected to cover the provision for young more about becoming a member or to book people internally ; place on the workshop, phone 01392 250976.• Grant requests for courses already attended in April and May 2011 will be First Aid Training - The South Devon YMCA accepted. offers a whole suite of courses and provideFor details contact: flexible sessions to suit a group’s needs. Theclaire.mcmahon@devon.gov.uk or your local training can also take place at the group’s ownYouth Network contact. premises. Contact Peter Bowles on 01803 551578 or seeFunding & Other Resources http://www.vysdevon.org.uk/uploads/docum ents/ymca_first_aid_training_apr_11.pdfHealth and Safety - the HSE has created a Youth News Local is produced by VYS Devon.new web section for voluntary organisations Contact Mark, Anthea or Juliet - 01392 250976managing low risk activities. e-mail: admin@vysdevon.org.ukhttp://www.hse.gov.uk/voluntary/index.htm. Or visit our website www.vysdevon.org.uk

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