The National Youth Agency (NYA) in partnership with O2 Think Big is launching an exciting programme aimed at young people aged between 17 and 25-years-old in the UK. The Environment Now (TEN) will fund young people up to £10,000 to use digital technology to find innovative solutions to pressing environmental issues. On Tuesday 29th November 2016, Alex from O2 Think Big and Heather from NYA will be heading to Grimsby’s YMCA from 1pm until 3pm to hold a Thinkspiration workshop with young people to discuss/help you come up with an idea. Confirm your place by contacting VANEL’s IGNITE Youth Development Manager, Jenny Hodson. Call (01472) 315 437. Email Jenny@vanel.org.uk
On Friday 30th September 2016, VANEL’s IGNITE team held their first ever Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The event, which was lead by 18-year-old IGNITE Project Leader, Shona O’Reilly, was hugely successful, raising nearly £300 for the charity.
VANEL would like to say a big thank you to the local buisnesses and individuals who made a contribution to our Macmillan Coffee Morning event which took place on Friday 30th September 2016, at Tukes’ Cafe, in People’s Park. The event was a huge success and we hope that those of you who joined us, enjoyed yourselves as much as we did.
There’s still time to apply for one of our four Youth Leadership Mentor positions for VANEL’s neswest ‘Reaching Communities’ programme, “IGNITE”. The deadline has been extended. If you are in your final year of university and interested in becoming a Youth Leadership Mentor, get in touch now! Read on to find out more about the programme and how to apply.
There’s still time to apply for one of our four Youth Leadership Mentor positions for VANEL’s neswest ‘Reaching Communities’ programme, “IGNITE”. If you are in your final year of university and interested in becoming a Youth Leadership Mentor, get in touch now! Read on to find out more.
The closing date for applications is Friday 16th September 2016 at 5:00pm.
Come along to VANEL’s Coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support on Friday 30th September 2016 at Tukes’ Cafe in People’s Park from 11:00am until 2:00pm. We shall be holding a cake stall and cake competition. We are looking for people to create beautiul cakes for our three competition categories, Best Sponge, Best Tray Bake and Best Muffin or Cupcake. Read on to find out how you can involved and help to support this fantastic cause.
Don’t forget, Beach Watch is coming to Cleethorpes on Friday 16th September 2016 from 9:30am until 3:30pm. VANEL will be supporting the event on the day and we want to see as many people as possible on the beach helping to protect and restore the natural beauty of our coastline.
VANEL are delighted to present their newest ‘Reaching Communities’ programme “Ignite”. The programme which is funded by the National Lottery’s Big Lottery Fund, is a three year community development programme targeted at young people between the ages of 16 and 30-years-old. “Ignite” aims to motivate and encourage young people to become volunteers and take a leading role in their communities through the creation and expansion of community projects.