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Virtual roundtable to support youth work in Buckinghamshire

Are you interested in the immediate and long-term future of youth work in Buckinghamshire?

The pandemic has had a huge impact on the lives of young people in Buckinghamshire and highlighted the importance of youth work provision in supporting the needs of young people.

To help build a resilient youth sector providing high-quality support in the county, Community Impact Bucks will be hosting a virtual roundtable in partnership with Action4Youth and the Rothschild Foundation on 18th January 2022 (1-3pm).

Sharing the National Youth Agency’s Youth Work Principles,  attendees will gain a greater understanding of  how they can be used as a tool to produce quality programmes which facilitate the development of young people’s personal and social skills through appropriate youth work interventions. Youth organisations and practitioners will be invited to discuss real life examples of challenges facing the sector and quality work that is already happening with young people across Buckinghamshire.

The Youth Work Principles are central to the Rothschild Foundation’s new Strategic Fund for not-for-profit organisations in Buckinghamshire which support children and young people up to 25 years old.  The Strategic Fund aims to enhance the resilience of the local youth sector by increasing both the quality and quantity of support available to young people, and by investing in organisations so they can develop resources, training and programmes for all young people in our community, especially those who have faced challenging times.

What you will take away from the roundtable:    

  • What is meant by Youth Work Principles and how they might be used by different individuals and groups
  • How Youth Work Principles are relevant in your context and how your organisation works with young people
  • Insight, discussion and debate about challenges and opportunities in Buckinghamshire’s youth sector
  • An awareness of how the Youth Work Principles fits into The Rothschild Foundation’s Strategic Fund and how to address an application

 Essential information

Find out more about the Rothschild Foundation’s Strategic Fund, including application criteria.

You can read more about the Youth Work Curriculum or watch a 3 minute briefing with captions.

Who should attend?

Anyone (paid/unpaid) involved with youth work (primary ages to 25) for charities, community groups or social enterprises that deliver services in Buckinghamshire. Individual youth workers may attend but should be aware that only registered not-for-profit organisations will be eligible for the Rothschild Foundation Strategic Fund.

Please note that the event is for organisations whose beneficiaries are in Buckinghamshire.

Spaces are limited to one representative from each organisation.

How to book

The event will be held on Zoom on Tuesday 18th January (1pm -3pm). Places are limited so we recommend booking as soon as possible.

Your joining instructions will be sent in an email from Eventbrite, the online platform we are using, so please allow emails from Eventbrite and check your spam if you haven’t received this yet.

For any questions about this event please contact 0300 1111 250 or info@communityimpactbucks.org.uk 

Further funding resources can be found on our dedicated  funding support for groups page, or book a  free support session with one of our VCSE officers.

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Organiser

Community Impact Bucks
Phone:
01844 348820
Email:
info@communityimpactbucks.org.uk

Venue

Online Meeting
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