UR Potential have been succesful in the NOMINET UK Online funding.We will be providing UK Online courses at Majestic Sandwich bar Whitegate Drive Blackpool. Watch this space for more details.
Check out the link to see Debbie talk about the project in more detail.
UR Potential have been shortlisted for 2 categories in the SELNET Lancashire awards.
The categories are:
New Social enterprise and Excellence in Training.
The event will take place Dunkenhalgh Hotel, Blackburn, on Friday 7 October at 7pm.
Wish us luck!!!!!
UR Potential’s youth volunteering project Fylde Coast Be Involved has been shortlisted for the Fylde Big Society awards. This is a great achievement for all volunteers and staff who have contributed to the continued success of this project which provides youth volunteering infrastructure to the Fylde Coast.
New Peer Mentoring course due to start
15th – 19th August 2011 in Blackpool
Are you aged 14 – 25 and live in Blackpool, Fylde or Wyre?
Can you spare 3 hours a week to support another young person into volunteering?
Want to make a difference and gain an accredited qualification?
Contact Deborah – email@example.com or 07989746673
Are you female and aged 18 years or over?
Are you currently unemployed or looking for another career?
Do you have a Blackpool address?
Do you want to explore what options are availble to you and be supported in your search for a job? If the answer to these questions is Yes then……
Contact Linda Markey on 07592824122 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“Fylde Coast Be Involved” is a new youth volunteering project targeting 14 to 25 year old young people who are living in Blackpool Fylde & Wyre (Fylde Coast). It is a collaboration project in partnership with Blackpool Council for Voluntary Youth Services.
THE PROJECTS HAS FOUR AIMS:-
The project enables young people to prepare to take up volunteering opportunities and makes volunteering more accessible to young people, offering support where required based on the individual need of the volunteer. Contact email@example.com for more details
We are an offical ABC Centre. UR Potential can now deliver and assess the JNC LEVEL 2 Youth work certificate. The new course will commence in March. For more details see the on line booking service on the home page.
We are now an UK ONLINE Centre. Our peer mentors have signed up to UK On line and we plan to run more courses in the new year.
We have already accessed a number of community groups on the Fylde Coast and have over 50 UK Online learners!!!
We will be promoting UK Online within the community and will use the online assessment and Government websites to support our community training programmes.
Watch this space for more details.
We officially launched UR Potential on 2nd December 2010 at the Blackpool Grundy Art Gallery. Many thanks to all who came to support us on such a cold evening. Huge thanks to Lytham St Annes High School who provided the wonderful jazz music. Special thanks to the drama group peer mentors who helped with the catering.
Cllt Peter Collins Portfolio holder for Blackpool Children’s Services gave a very supportive and sincere speech in recognition of the work done by all youth and community workers across Blackpool and special note of recognition of the work that UR Potential has already done within the community.
Big thank you to Meree, Lisa, Anne and Nigel for helping with the organisation.
Special thanks to Carl for all the IT support as well as Kim and Linda from Blackpool CVS for their support in the launch of UK On line.
Thank you to Allen Markey for the photos.