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Oxfordshire Youth Annual Youth Work Conference 2019

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Oxfordshire Youth are pleased to be hosting our exciting 2019 Annual Youth Work Conference!

Themed Impact and Youth Leadership we are pleased to partner with Youth Challenge Oxfordshire (YOCO) who will provide an inspiring host context.

Confirmed speakers include YOCO, SOFEA, Topaz and the Big Lottery Fund and workshops led by Oxford hubs and UK Youth will explore tools for impact measurement and how to respond to youth loneliness.

There will also be the opportunity to network with youth workers and other volunteer teams, discuss important issues affecting our young people across the county and a market place where you can learn about opportunities available for your young people and support for your organisations

Lunch and refreshments are included and young people are welcome to attend.


Agenda (times may be subject to change):

10:00 Arrivals with coffee and croissants

10:30 Welcome from the CEO Jodie Lloyd-Jones, Oxfordshire Youth

10:35 The Impact of Youth Work hosted by Christine Douglas, Project Director YOCO

 The impact of YOCO (Christine Douglas, YOCO)

 The impact of TOPAZ (Clara Barker, Topaz Coordinator)

  The impact of SOFEA (Richard Kennell, CEO, SOFEA)

11:35 Refreshment break in the market place

11:45 Importance of Measuring Impact for FundingSarah Frayne, Funding Officer- Thames Valley, Big Lottery Fund

12:15 Workshops (Choose one)

– Tools for measuring your impact, Sara Fernandez, Director, Oxford Hubs

– Responding to Youth loneliness, Faiza Amin, Membership Manager, UK Youth

13:15 Lunch

14:00 Networking activity session: Encouraging youth leadership and participation, Voice committee and Oxfordshire Youth staff

 14:40 Panel discussion: Young People at Risk – preventing and responding to exploitation and loneliness 

Alice Dore, Lead Youth Worker, Didcot TRAIN – Inspiring Young People

Nicola Holmes-Brown, STEP OUT Project Manager

Fred Toon, Substance Misuse and Exploitation Officer, Youth Justice Service

Chris Papadopoulos, Senior Practitioner, Aquarius Substance Misuse Service

 15:30 Launch of the 2019-2020 membership programme and closing remarksDavid Cruchley, Oxfordshire Youth and Jodie Lloyd Jones, Oxfordshire Youth


Further details may be released soon. Please contact us with any questions you may have.

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February 16
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Oxfordshire Youth


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