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Coaching offer from Ross Grant

Coaching offer to VYM members Many of you will remember Ross and since he left VYM he has trained to become a coach and develop his coaching, mentoring, and mediation business – Fresh Perspective. Ross would like to offer VYM members a free discovery session to explore what coaching is and how it may benefit yourself […]

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Introduction to Youth Work Training

Do you work or volunteer with young people in Manchester? Or would you like to? GMYN’S Introduction to Youth Work training is back. Introduction to Youth Work is a six session training programme that will develop your understanding and skills relating to youth work. Each session provides an introduction to a different aspect of youth […]

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UK Youth Voice is recruiting

Do you want to be part of creating a bright future for all young people? Are you aged 16-25, passionate, committed and want to be the next campaigner, activist or make a difference? Joining UK Youth Voice is an amazing opportunity for you to lead on campaigns and make a difference. Membership is for two […]

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Tampon Tax Fund 2019-2020 funding round

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has opened applications to the Tampon Tax Fund 2019-2020 funding round. The fund allocates money generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. Charities can now bid for at least £1 million in funding for projects that […]

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Weston Charity Awards

Pilotlight and the Garfield Weston Foundation would like to announce that the Weston Charity Awards are now open for applications. Established to celebrate and support ambitious charities working in the fields of Youth, Welfare and Community, the Awards are looking for charities who would like mentoring and coaching support to get their organisation to the […]

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VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund 2019-20: Children and Young People’s Mental Health

A new fund has been announced by the government to support VCSE organisations that help children and young people with their mental health. Applications are invited from existing schemes to trial a new approach to helping children and young people with their mental health. Projects should: • adopt community and person-centred approaches to improving the […]

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Children’s and young people’s experiences of loneliness: 2018

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released new research on loneliness in children and young people. Analysis of children’s and young people’s views, experiences and suggestions to overcome loneliness, using in-depth interviews, the Community Life Survey 2016 to 2017 and Good Childhood Index Survey, 2018. Main points Children (aged 10 to 15 years) • […]

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Peer Supporter Training

This training on Tuesday 5 February, 10am-1pm at GMYN (Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE) will help you develop an approach to train the young people you work with to support one another, whether you are interested in delivering a structured peer-support programme or simply developing peer support skills within an […]

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What’s up TV training

This is your chance to be trained to work in the TV industry. Individuals will be trained in: • Trainee Researched (Item Producer) • Trainee Production Manager • Trainee Production Coordinator • Trainee Camera and Lighting Operator • Trainee Location Sound Receptionist • Trainee Video Editor (Using Avid) There will 4 weeks of free training […]

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An offer of coaching for members of the VYM Network

The Background Since leaving VYM nearly 2 years ago, Ross Grant has been developing a new venture as Fresh Perspective Coaching, Mentoring and Mediation. Ross is now both qualified and experienced in delivering performance coaching in different settings and sectors, but always designed to enable individuals and organisations to achieve their full potential. Why Me? […]

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