Youth Work Unit - Yorkshire & Humberside » Work Program 2014-2015

Work Program 2014-2015


Objective 1- to promote the voice, influence and participation of young people

Activity Outputs Resource
  • Deliver BYC contract working closely with BYC and all LAs to ensure contract complianceSupport Make your Mark, annual UKYP sitting, and House of commons and national Curriculum for Life campaign Offer broad support across all YV mechanisms, promote use of SA tool Work with member LAs to offer additional supportWork with YV steering group to plan all YV activity
  • Run regional YV induction residential – evaluate Transport campaign and plan Curriculum for Life work
  • Produce report for Awards for All funding
  • Deliver regional campaigning event on wellbeing/ Curriculum for Life
  • Advocate for YP’s voice and influence
  • Seek to develop new partnerships, funding bids and income generating activity
  • 3 regional conventions50 YP at sitting & debateX involved in MyMWeb updates & In the Loop,12 LAs affiliated
  • 6 YP SG meetings
  • 80 YP at Dearne Valley Centre
  • Transport evaluation report produced & A4A report
  • Well being event in June with 50+ YP
  • Presentations & positive stories/press coverage
  • New successful funding bids
  • BYC contract+LA member funding

Objective 2 – to be the strategic voice of the youth work sector

Activity Outputs Resource
  • Organise Annual YWU conference. Meet with national and regional bodies to represent sector etc and advocate for YW and YP Meet with a range of national youth work bodies  with regional to advise on their strategic youth focus and priority in our region
  • 70 attendees at YWU Annual Conf in Hull, attend confs, produce briefings share info etc etcConference for 40 peopleClarify regional youth focus
  • LA & member FundingDCSs

Objective 3 – to support voluntary, independent and statutory bodies, to achieve the highest standards of youth work

Activity Outputs Resource
  • Horizon scan nationally and regionally re youth work and young people, maintain overview of YW in Y&HPromote YWU specialist support offerOffer specialist advice & guidance as requested
  • Maintain national overview of workforce and training matters and share appropriately
  • Support the YWU Training Partnership, seek funding and produce a workforce development framework for region
  • Maintain national overview of quality and impact work – seek to support sector with implications
  • Organise approx 3 themed workshops on key areas
  • Undertake Business development activity & submit various funding bids & partnership proposals.
  • Seek to reduce reliance on LA funding by more income generating activity eg training, consultancy
  • Reg & national intelligence & overview of YWNew leaflet created & distributedMeetings, E mail, tel advice May 15th workshop with 20 attendees25 In the Loops, briefingsWD info circulated & workshop delivered
  • WD framework produced
  • Quality & impact info circulated & workshop delivered
  • 3 themed workshops delivered
  • New contracts and funding
  • 2 Consultancy contracts
  • LA & member FundingFPM/ CIB