Latest Event Updates

Welcome to ECVYS

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Welcome to the ECVYS website

Here you will find updates on ECVYS activities, meetings, events, training and grants.

ECVYS exists to support the voluntary youth services in Essex and we are proud to represent, train and empower our members.

Our members work with over 240,000 children & young people across Essex

Watch this space for future updates and exciting news, check out the blog pages above, and do let us know your thoughts too.

-Rachel & Sharon 

Booking for our conference is now LIVE! ‘Youth Violence & knife crime in Essex’

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Saturday 12th October 2019, 9.30am (for a 10am start) – 3pm at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford

Youth Violence & knife crime is a growing concern throughout the country

 & Essex is no exception

Join us for this very unique conference for all those who volunteer or work within a voluntary youth setting to find out about the Essex picture, join in with some brilliant workshops & be inspired as to how we can help          tackle this issue together

keynotes:

·        Jane Gardner, The deputy Police & Fire Crime Commissioner

·        Gavin McKenna, CEO of Reach Every Generation

 

Workshops:

Crime & punishment, Important roles that families can play,

Brecks last game & safeguarding, Using drama as an outreach tool,

Sharing real life stories as a way to engage with young people,

The growing risk to primary age children, Operation Raptor & Essex police,

Doing detached work with gangs.

 

If you are engaged in youth work in any way at all, then

BOOK UP NOW to be a part of this brilliant day!

  BOOKING LINKS

ECVYS members (£10) https://bit.ly/2WGV2gT

NON members (£20) https://bit.ly/2HSyFx0

Click here to download our flyer flyer full page

Joining the ESCB Exec

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We are pleased to announce that we have been invited to join the Essex Safeguarding Children’s Board Executive Committee to represent the voluntary sector. This is a great opportunity to expand on the work we already do in partnership with the ESCB and we are excited to work with them to enable, promote and further join up safeguarding within the brilliant voluntary sector  in Essex.

Training Grant Round 6 7th May 2019

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Hello all,

The closing date for the next round of training grants for level 2 and three members, is Friday 7th May 2019

TG Application Letter 2019-20

Training Grants Form 2019-2020

New courses!

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Head on over to our training page to find out about our new and exciting courses that are available for ECVYS members to access

Training Grant Round 5 01-03-19

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Hello all,

The closing date for the next round of training grants, for level two and three members, is Friday 01 March 2019.

Application form is here Training Grants Form 2018-19

Letter is here TG Application Letter 2018-19

Training Grant Round 4 11-01-19

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Hello all,

The closing date for the next round of training grants, for level two and three members, is Friday 11 January 2019.

Application form is here Training Grants Form 2018-19

Letter is here TG Application Letter 2018-19

NEW COURSES ON OFFER!

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We are excited to announce NEW online courses for members. You can still do level 2 food & hygiene but you can also access- Trafficking, exploitation & Modern slavery. Self harm & Suicidal Thoughts in children & y.p and Personal safety for lone workers.

FREE for members volunteers and just £15 for paid members of staff (half the cost of of the course from our online provider). Email Sharon for details on how to register officeadmin@ecvys.org.uk