Latest Event Updates
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
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
· Jane Gardner, The deputy Police & Fire Crime Commissioner
· Gavin McKenna, CEO of Reach Every Generation
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!
ECVYS members (£10) https://bit.ly/2WGV2gT
NON members (£20) https://bit.ly/2HSyFx0
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org