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Gateshead Youth Assembly Elections

2014/15

 

The next GYA elections will be held on

Friday 17th October 2014

5.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.

Council Chambers, Civic Centre

 

Gateshead Youth Council would like to take the opportunity to thank the GYA Members of 2013/14 for all their hard work over the past year.

 

Andrew Adams

Lucy Adams

Francis Atkinson

Naithan-Lee Breen

Melanie Caddle

Isabel Cooke

Adam Dobson  

Matthew Dobson

Hannah Douglass

Alice Drysdale

Alice Flemming

Katie Flemming

Amanda Forsythe

 Sarah Gascoigne

Amy Lowes 

Daniel Moor

Jennifer Reay

 Sean Ridley

Jack Saul

Joshua Smith   

Matthew Spry

Ewan Taws

James Thirlaway

 James Thompson


 

 

 

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MEMBERSHIP

Membership of GYC gives organisations access to Keyfund; discounted rates on Life Route Accreditations, as well as training courses such as Involve Me and the Member Action Course.

To become a member of GYC, download the membership form, and send it in with a cheque for £25.00.

Price List

Membership Form


Keyfund



Keyfund Gateshead is an informal youth-led learning programme that enables young people to develop skills, knowledge and self-awareness. Keyfund is a structured and resourced model of youth led grant giving.


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YFG Fact Sheet


Check out the new eLearner videos on Keyfund's YouTube channel KeyfundCharity which give you an easy to follow guide to how to use the online system for all your Keyfund groups’ paperwork. There are 3 modules – RegistrationPreparing for Panel, and After Panel.  You’ll be sure to find these useful if you haven’t used the online system for a while and want a reminder or are new to Keyfund. There are chapters in the video so you can just watch the section which is relevant to the stage of your group’s project. Let us know what you think!



Training and Accreditation

Member Action Course

Are you aged 14-19? Do you volunteer in your community?  Are you interested in finding out more about working with young people?

Then the Member Action Course is for YOU!

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Life Routes

Life Routes is an innovative life-skills programme, specifically developed to raise levels of young people’s self-confidence and awareness of their own potential through project and team-based learning. It empowers young people to take responsibility for their own development.  


 

Gateshead Youth Assembly


 

Gateshead Youth Assembly is a great example of what can happen if you give young people support and opportunities.  The GYA is a democratically elected body of young people who meet at least once a month to discuss current issues. 

The Executive and sub committees meet between times to prepare the ground for the full meetings.  The delegates grow in confidence and go on to challenge the status quo both locally and nationally. 

The GYA provides support and the appropriate training for its members throughout the year starting with a training weekend right at the start just after the elections.

 

For more information click here

GYA Fact Sheet


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