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Oxfordshire Youth Annual Youth Work Conference 2019

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

Free

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.


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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


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




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Date:
February 16
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/oxfordshire-youth-annual-youth-work-conference-2019-tickets-54646397847

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Oxfordshire Youth

Venue

Holiday Inn Oxford
Woodstock Road
Oxford, England OX2 8JD United Kingdom
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