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UR Potential AGM

UR Potential are holding their AGM on

Tuesday 29th January 2013

at Claremont First Step Centre, Blackpool, FY1 2AP

5.30 – 7PM

Please RSVP emma.carr@urpotential.co.uk if you are able to attend

Light refreshments will be available

Fylde Volunteer training

Fylde Volunteering courses

For ages 14 to 104 years!

Starts Thursday 24th January at ParkView4U, Lytham

 9.30am – 3.30pm

Please come along and see how you can make a difference by volunteering

***Blackpool Sexual Health relaunch***

UR Potential Youthled Mystery Shoppers and FCBI Art group, on behalf of Blackpool NHS, are delighted to be hosting the relaunch of Blackpool Tier 2 GP Sexual Health clinics.

********The event will take place at Streetlife, Buchanan Street, Blackpool on 22nd January 2013 4-6pm********

There will be entertainment and refreshments and an opportunity to find out more about the services available to 14 – 25 year olds in Blackpool.

Come along and bring your young people/members with you (if appropriate)

Linda Markey, FCBI Coordinator nominated for National Volunteering award

We are all thrilled to announce Linda Markey has been successfully shortlisted for a National Volunteering award for her contribution to Volunteering.

Linda was nominated for the V Inspired Outstanding contribution to youth volunteering by a youth worker Award.

Go to http://blog.vinspired.com/ for more information.

Looking forward to the National ceremony in London in March 2013.

Good luck Linda!!!!

Community Information and Advice Days

*****NEW YEAR- NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR COMMUNITIES AND THEIR MEMBERS*****

January 2013

UR Potential are holding

Information and Advice Taster Days for Community Learning

across Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde

Come & find out about various fully funded accredited courses.

Moving into Volunteering, Mentoring, Youthwork, Confidence/Building self esteem, Team leadership Level 2, Community Volunteering Qualification, Literacy/Numeracy/IT, Employability, Career in Sports (inc FA Coaching Level 1),PTLLS(Preparing to Teach in Lifelong Sector)

Blackpool

Wednesday 9th January 10.30am – 1.30pm at Claremont First Step Centre, Dickson Road, Blackpool

Wyre

Monday 14th January 2.00pm to 4.00pm Milton Street Youth & Community Centre, Fleetwood

Fylde

Tuesday 15th January 3.00pm – 5.00pm Park View 4U Café Lytham St Annes

Please contact info@urpotential.co.uk or ring the office 01253 292299 for more information.

Art Group welcome new members

Our Art group are on the look out for new members to join.

Are you aged 14 to 25, interested in art and making new friends?

Do you live on the Fylde Coast

The Art group may just be for you? It is a youth led group with activities ranging from  making a Keith Lemon scarecrow to painting a theme for the UR Potential toilets!!! Don’t ask!

We go on trips to the cinema, nights out and are planning a trip to Liverpool!

It is a safe and relaxed group and you don’t even have to be any good at art. We can support you in feeling at ease and it’s a opportunity to meet new people, build your confidence and be part of a team!

Interested? Contact April on 07411062086 or fieldwork@urpotential.co.uk or @fcbi_Blackpool for more details

NEET Project for 16 to 25 year olds in Fylde

 

New project for young people aged 16 to 25 who are not in employment, education and training.

TYS Poster 16-19

Every Thursday 1pm to 5pm at Park View 4U Cafe, Lytham St Annes.
Gain skills in First Aid, Teamwork, creating a CV,interview techniques, Customer service, food preparation and accreditation qualifications.
GAIN A £20 VOUCHER FOR COMPLETING THE COURSE
Contact April on 07411062086 or email on fieldworker@urpotential.co.uk for details
 

WOMEN ONLY EMPLOYABILITY COURSES IN LYTHAM

Women only employability course every Monday 9.30 – 12.30 at White Church Clifton Drive Lytham.

Aged 19 plus. Explore your skills and qualities. Create your own personal profile and action plan.

See our current courses section for more details.

Contact Debbie 01253 292299 for further details

Fylde Coast Be Involved – recruiting for Fylde Worker

PART TIME POST REQUIRED FOR FYLDE COAST BE INVOLVED – FYLDE AREA

We have successfully recruited for 2 of our FCBI fieldworker posts and still require a part time worker for Fylde.

Do you have experince working with young volunteers. Do you have a minimum of a  youth and community

L3 qualification or working towards one.

Please contact Emma.carr@urpotential.co.uk for an application form if you are interested in becoming part of the team

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