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New models of partnership working in Manchester

In partnership with the VYM Members Group and latterly the citywide Infrastructure Group, VYM has been working to offer VCS organisations in the youth and play sphere an insight into various models of partnership working that might enable us to better engage with the evolving youth & play trust that is Young Manchester. To this […]

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CTZN App

CTZN is a smartphone based app that aims to connect young people with community based activities, and to incentivise and reward them for taking part.  It has been developed by a Manchester based design and tech company, Gencia, in partnership with Greater Manchester Police, and has been informed by young people from Enthusiasm Trust.   […]

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Demonstrating your impact

VYM has been working closely with Manchester Metropolitan University and a group of youth workers and project managers from across the city to trial the Most Significant Change tool for assessing impact and reflect on practice to identify how outcomes are being achieved, and to ultimately inform future practice.  If you have a Dropbox account […]

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FRESH – New website for under 25s

https://www.fresh4manchester.nhs.uk/  is the new website for under 25’s around sexual health, relationships, contraception and much more. Our experienced Education Outreach workers provide information, education and training around contraception and sexual health for young people and professionals working with young people. The team has a specific remit around hard to reach and vulnerable young people (under […]

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Young Identity

Young Identity, in partnership with Commonword, works with young  people between 13 and 25 to obtain an arts award at Bronze, Silver  and Gold levels. They offer creative writing, spoken word and performance skills training and have a brilliant masterclass by some of the best spoken word Artists currently on the UK scene. In particular, […]

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SPOT Finance training

Interested in improving your confidence? Enhancing your employability skills or those of the young people you work with? Gaining some work experience? SPOT Finance is a dedicated group of student volunteers from The University of Manchester committed to improving the living standards of young people across Manchester. We conduct a variety of business, financial and skills […]

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VYM Quarterly Meetings 2016

Please note the dates of VYM’s quarterly meetings for 2016 which can always be found in the orange box on the left of this page.  If these dates clash with any major events or activities, please let us know as soon as possible as it is difficult to rectify nearer the date.  We will confirm locations as […]

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