Presentation on theme: "Young People Realising Their Potential. Whats happened so far….. ‘ Realising Potential Together’ Workshop held in October 2012 Wide range of attendees:"— Presentation transcript:
Whats happened so far….. ‘ Realising Potential Together’ Workshop held in October 2012 Wide range of attendees: training and education organisations, voluntary sector organisations, public sector orgs
Outcomes Mapping of services for young people carried out, shared and published online New networks made Barriers to youth employment explored Gaps in services explored Agreed to seek support from business sector
Key findings It was clear that attendees were not aware of the range of services that are being provided by different organisations Need to encourage and support young people with entrepreneurial skills Need to recognise the value of volunteering by young people Need to inform parents & carers of school age children about career choices Challenge businesses and support businesses to step up and provide opportunities Need greater access to work experience, apprenticeships, career advice We should recognise those businesses that do provide opportunities and help young people
Bournemouth Young Volunteers Bournemouth CVS, Bournemouth 2026 Trust & Bournemouth Integrated Youth Service working together Bournemouth Young Volunteers launched this year Young people register their volunteering hours Recognised with certificates Helps them to stand out from the crowd The first awards event being held in 2014 Seeking sponsorship for awards event
Young People Your Business Event held at J.P. Morgan in September Well attended and good feedback Over 100 commitments made Helped connect schools with businesses Invites through local Chambers Support being offered to businesses to met commitments
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