MAR 01] COVENTRY
VOLUNTARY SERVICE COUNCIL NEWS
City Showcase To Get Youngsters Involved
careers advisors, youth workers and voluntary organisations will get
together in Coventry next week to look at the role of young people in
by Coventry Volunteer Link, the Young People and Community Activity
Conference on 28 March will bring together interested groups from
across the city to share ideas and discuss issues.
will focus on the impact of the Citizenship Curriculum, which has been
introduced by the government.
will also be discussions on methods of engaging young people in
volunteering and including them in decision making.
presentations from Coventry Refugee Centre and Coventry MIND will
highlight the benefits of involving young people in the Millennium
Darwen, Project Co-ordinator at Volunteer Link said:
has many benefits for young people - it's a chance to gain new
experiences and improve career prospects.
conference is about how we can work together to offer young people
in Coventry quality volunteering opportunities"
attending the conference will be first to pick up a copy of 'do-it
quarterly newsletter contains information and advice on volunteering
in Coventry and will be circulated to schools, colleges and youth
clubs in April.
the conference is now fully booked, anyone requiring information can
contact Mike Jillings on 024 7622 0381.