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Please contact Dani Ford-Horne either by email [email protected] or by phone on 01202 466130 for further information and assistance.

We support voluntary and community projects offering positive activities to young people. Currently only in Bournemouth but with plans to develop across Christchurch and Poole, to help young people develop their knowledge, understanding, attitudes, confidence, personal and life skills.

We provide:

  • 1 to 1 support and advice on recruitment, employment, management, policies & procedure, budgets etc.
  • Training – including Safeguarding and Internet Safety etc.
  • Information on funding, grant opportunities and updates about youth policy.
  • Accreditation, through ‘Bournemouth Young Volunteers’ certificates for your young volunteers’ hours
  • Free DBS for volunteers
  • Networking with an emphasis on sharing opportunities and skills.
  • Invite to Forums
  • Hire equipment including laptop and projectors
  • Advertise for volunteers and directing young people to your group

Together we create a collective voice that contributes, strengthens and diversifies services for local young people.

In order to register you need to be based in Bournemouth:

  • working with young people aged 11-21 years old (25 if SEN) (at least 50% of your membership will be between 13-19 years)
  • a voluntary or community group that delivers positive developmental opportunities i.e. educational, creative, sport, guidance, health, wellbeing, community
  • hold a current safeguarding policy
  • have appropriate insurances ie Public/Employer/Building/Risk
  • provide a safe environment and have a health and safety policy

To join us please contact Dani Ford-Horne, Youth Development Worker, on 01202 466130 or email [email protected]