Young volunteers forum Dec 4

Does your organisation value the contributions young people can make or do you want to learn how to involve them more?  If yes to these questions then come and attend our next Volunteer Coordinator’s /Manager’s forum on 

Young People and Volunteering Forum

Tuesday 4th December 2012 10.00am – 12.00pm

Breakfast & Registration 9.30am – 10.00am

 

Young people (14-17yrs) and young adults (18-25yrs) have much to give to our organisations – so… how can we encourage and support them as volunteers? 

This forum will focus on sharing good practice and learning about:

§       The contributions young people and young adults can bring to an organisation – long term and short term benefits

§       Understanding what motivates young people and young adults to volunteer

§       Developing and advertising appropriate volunteering opportunities

§       Tasks and responsibilities they can be given and enjoy doing

§       Supporting young people and young adult volunteers

 Agenda

  1. Breakfast & Registration (9.30-10.00am)
  2. Introduction
  3. Presentation – Garry Leach: Lewisham Scouts Development Officer
  4. Discussion
  5. Networking

This forum provides space for Volunteer Coordinators and Managers in Lewisham to discuss issues relating to volunteering, provide opportunities for networking and for gaining new ideas to help resolve issues regarding volunteering and developing your organisation. 

If you wish to attend please complete this Application form Booking Form and return to Ruth Renvoize at goodpractice@volunteercentrelewisham.org.uk by Monday 12th November 2012

 

Intergenerational photography project

"WE ARE LOOKING FOR 12 YOUNG PEOPLE AND 12 OLDER PEOPLE TO TAKE PART IN THIS
EXCITING PROJECT WHICH WILL RUN DURING THE EASTER HOLIDAYS  
(From 10 am to 1pm, April Wed 11th, Fri 13th, Mon 16th, Wed 18th, Fri 20th, Sat 21st)
WORKING AS PART OF A GROUP, YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO USE A 35MM CAMERA AND HOW
TO PRODUCE YOUR OWN BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT IN THE DARKROOM.
THE FINAL WORK WILL BE DISPLAYED IN A PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION, AND YOU WILL GET TO
KEEP YOUR PRINTS.
THE PROJECT IS COMPLETELY FREE AND THERE
IS ALSO A TRIP TO A PHOTOGRAPHY
EXHIBITION IN LONDON BY BOAT FROM GREENWICH ON SAT APR 14th

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE, PLEASE CONTACT:
Jacqui Shimidzu at cafeinthepark@live.co.uk /Tel:  07540?687267
Cafe Fed (old Cafe Orange), Kitto Road above the Hill Station  
Mon?Fri 9 to 3
Promoted by: JOY ("Just Older Youth" group)  
and supported by the Lewisham Council
"

Become an Arts Award Adviser 22.04.12

Are you…

  • At least 18?
  • Have 2+ years experience working with young people + arts?
  • Interested in getting a new qualification for free?
  • Working on a project linked to Bold Vision?
  • Available Sun Apr 22?
If so this one day course might be just right for you. Sign up by contacting Sue (volunteerboldvision@gmail.com) or Philippa (pippabeagley@hotmail.com)
See flyer for full details arts award training