Annual Report 2010/ 2011

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fun and learning forchildren and young peopleAnnual Report 2010/ 2011LAYC is a registered Scottish charity No. SC009193


LAYC Highlights 2010/11* Management CommitteePresident - Donald GorrieChair - Dona MilneVice Chair - Helen KellyHon. Treasurer - Margaret WalkerMembersValerie Agnew, Mo Colvin,Helen Davies, Louis Isbrand,Susie JamiesonCo-options - Annette Lang,Margaret Westwood* Despite the weather a number childrenand staff from member groups have somehealthy fun and help raise over £1,500 insponsorship monies which is specificallyused to fund the highly successful Child'sPlay 5.• Planning starts with Youth Scotlandfor the delivery of the new accreditedProfessional Development Award inYouth Work• Outcomes training for staff providedby Evaluation Support Scotlandalongside Youth Scotland• Child protection and Emergency 1staid training fully subscribed• Management Committee meet inthe new financial year, the first of 7occasions through the next 12months.*• Lobbying SCVO on impact of closureof Scottish Voluntary Sector PensionScheme (SVSPS)• Over £1,500 raised by LAYC's Walkfor Scotland to support trainingprogramme*• Youth workers trained to be able todeliver Youth Achievement Awards(YAA)• Challenging behaviour courseconcludes training programme forthe season.April 2010May 2010June 2010July 2010• Work starts on preparing the groundfor the introduction of the Protectionof Vulnerable Groups (PVG)• 'Believing in Young People'framework for youth work inEdinburgh launched by EdinburghYouth Work Consortium (EYWC)*• LAYC Walk for Scotland getsorganised and member groupsinvolved• Cashback small grants schemeinformation seminars promote newfund only available to membergroups.• Staff pull together work plans andset priorities for next seasonoverseen by managementcommittee*• Raft of disclosure checks carried outon behalf of member groups• Affiliation package for membergroups improved alongside YouthScotland for renewal in October• More youth workers trained to deliverYAA• Forum for After School Managershas final meeting prior to autumn restart.* LAYC played major role in the draftingof 'Believing in Young People'framework which is endorsed byEdinburgh Council and provides a focuson actions that will strengthen youthwork across the city which LAYCremains active in supporting.* StaffDirectorIan BoardmanQuality Development OfficerGraham McCullochSenior AdministratorGillian Stanway


LAYC Highlights 2010/11* AccountsIncome Total - £189,280Grants - 4%QDU - 29%Membership & training fees - 25%Seconded Staff - 22%Secured income - 20%Expenditure Total - £166,314Staff costs - 62%Governance costs - 2%Support costs - 13%Members services - 23%• Ongoing support to West Lothiangroup to set up junior youth club• Accounts back from independentexamination and final preparationsmade for approval by managementcommittee and members at AGM*• Extensive work with designers overnew LAYC logo and promotionalmaterials• Final arrangements made forforthcoming AGM including awardsof IT (Involvement Training)certificates to young people frommember groups• More youth workers trained to deliverYAA.* AGM hears directly from the youngpeople who successfully completed IT withpresentations on what they'd achieved bothcollectively and personally from the 3M's,Stoneyburn Community Centre and WestLothian Youth Action Project.• Successful AGM held, logolaunched and IT young people getdeserved accolades*• Training programme kicks off withover 30 courses offered over thenext youth work season• Negotiations with Law at Worksuccessfully conclude with new HRand Employment Service offered tomember groups as part of their newaffiliation package• Work on securing accredited routefor PDA in Youth Work with Jeweland Esk College• More staff trained in YAA• Info session on SCIO promptsdiscussion at managementcommittee.August 2010September 2010October 2010November 2010• More disclosure checks processedfor registered member groups whilstmore work on understanding PVGscheme• IT training steering group meet toplan the next roll out of the courseacross the Lothian's and LAYCstaff IT stage 2 residential*• Discussions start with East LothianCouncil on delivering an accreditedyouth work course for their staff• Staff work on assessing Cashbackapplications for Edinburgh• The new junior youth club opens itsdoors for the first time.* IT remains one of the most effectivetraining courses for supporting anddeveloping young people to take up actionsand make changes in their communities.LAYC and Youth Scotland work inpartnership to maximise young people'sparticipation in the programme.• Re-designed website gets first publicviewing following re-vamp toaccommodate new logo• New HR and Employment schemelaunched at joint LAYC and Law atWork seminar• Highly successful Child's Play 5training day run in Nelson Hall*• East Lothian youth work course andother LAYC courses have to berescheduled as Scotland is grippedin winter weather• Revenue grant applications draftedto reflect Council's and LAYC'spriorities.* Child's Play offers a series of differentcourses in one day in one venue for staffand volunteers working with children. Thiswas the fifth one of its kind and contributedto over 35 course on offer over the yearwith 320 places taken up by 101 differentyouth and children groups.


LAYC Highlights 2010/11* Introduction of PVG has significantimplications for member groups and LAYC,Youth 1st and Youth Scotland work togetherto provide accurate information for membergroups and continue to challenge ScottishGovernment about some of the anticipatedconcerns.* LAYC's move to provide formal andaccredited training through the Basic YouthWork course and the PDA in Youth Workalong with Youth Scotland supported byJewel and Esk College paid off handsomelywith over 30 youth workers being trainedand obtaining recognised qualifications.• Effects of weather still play havocwith courses and meetings withextensive re-scheduling required• Work on impact and roll out of PVGon member groups and how bestLAYC can respond continues apace*• Young French student on placementescapes home in break in weather• East Lothian youth work course andpilot PDA in Youth Work ready to goin the new year.• More youth workers trained indelivering YAA and portfolios startemerging from staff previouslytrained• Next round of Cashback grants seesassessments carried on allEdinburgh applications and decisionstaken• PDA in Youth Work and EastLothian courses see over 25 youthworkers being trained*• Staff undertake extensive training inacting as an adviser to voluntaryorganisations.December 2010 January 2011 February 2011 March 2011• Youth Work in East Lothian kicks offwith over 40 hours of delivery andtutor support• Staff burn the midnight oil as theyprepare all the material for theupcoming PDA course• Work on major funding applicationsas LAYC seeks to secure newfunding to develop member services• Successful joint LAYC/YouthScotland Youth Work Essentialstraining day hosted by WestLothian Council.** Youth Work Essentials demonstrated thebenefits of partnership working by enablingyouth workers to choose from a programmeof courses through the day from arts todrugs and active games to outcome training.Hosted by CLD colleagues from WestLothian Council, Youth Scotland and LAYCworked together on its successful delivery.• Staff internally moderate a raft ofmember groups YAA portfolios forsubmission for external moderation• After school managers continue toregularly meet throughout the yearexploring a range of issues• Work on creating and delivering thenext units of the PDA continues• Edinburgh gets its first Bike Club*• Staff commence Jewel and Eskcourse to gain formal qualification inassessing• Members groups attend PVGseminar hosted by LAYC anddelivered by Law at Work as part ofthe HR & Employment scheme* Local Edinburgh Cllr Cammy Day formallyopened MYDG's Bike Club project withfunding which is accessible via Youth Scotlandwho manage the project in Scotland.


Member Groups 2010/20113M's Youth Partnership6VT Youth CafeAberlady Youth clubAbbeyhill After School ClubArmadale Youth SpaceArmy Welfare Service (Lowlands)Beatlie Buddies After School ClubB'friendsBingham Community CentreBlackburn Junior Youth ClubBonnyrigg After School ClubBuckstone Youth Club/ProjectCanongate Youth ProjectCarrick Knowe Kids ClubCastleview Community CentreCherry Road Activity ClubChildcare ConnectionsChildren IncChildren's Holiday VentureChildren's ParliamentCitadel Youth CentreCLASPClermiston After School ClubClovenstone Community CentreCommunity Connections ScotlandCORECraigentinny/Duddingston Youth Workers ForumCraiglockhart After School ClubCraigmillar Adventure ProjectCraigmillar Community ArtsCraigmillar Youth ChallengeCrew 2000Currie After School ClubCurrie Youth ClubDalkeith After School ClubDanderhall After School ClubDechmont Junior Youth ClubDrylaw Neighbourhood CentreDunbar Youth AssociationEdinburgh Young Carers ProjectEdinburgh Youth GaitheringEpilepsy Scotland - Lighthouse ProjectFabb Youth ZoneFet Lor Youth CentreFlora Stevenson After School ClubFriends of the Award in EdinburghGifford/Haddington D of E Award GroupGorebridge After School ClubGorebridge OpportunitiesGracemount Youth & Community CentreGranton Youth CentreGylemuir After School ClubGylemuir Community AssociationHaddington Bridge CentreHeritage DetectivesHistory of Education Centre TrustHoly Cross After School ClubHumbie After School ClubJack Kane Community CentreKirkliston After School ClubKirkliston After School Care ClubKITS - Kids in the StreetKnots & Crosses Youth ClubLa Petite EcoleLeith Acorn Centre YMCALeith Community CentreLetham Lemurs After School Club ProjectLGBT Youth Scotland (Lothian)Liberton After School ClubLoanhead After School ClubsLoanhead Community Learning CentreLongstone After School ClubLothian Autistic SocietyMagdalene Community CentreMayfield & Easthouses Youth 2000 ProjectMayfield After School ClubMid Calder After School Care ClubMiddleton Youth ClubMidlothian Young Peoples Advice ServiceMuirhouse Youth Development GroupNiddrie Community Youth GroupNo LimitsNorth Berwick Drybar AssocaitionNorth Berwick Youth Music InitiativeNorth Edinburgh ChildcareNorthfield/Willowbrae Community CentreOxgangs After School ClubPathhead Youth ProjectPeelers After School & Holiday ClubPencaitland After School ClubPentland Community CentrePilmeny Development ProjectPilton Youth & Children's ProjectRascals After School ClubRed School Youth CentreResource Group for Work with Girls & YoungWomenRoosters After School ClubRoseburn After School ClubRoyal High Primary After School ClubSaltoun & Bolton Youth ClubSciennes After School Care SchemeSherwood CLD Centre Youth ClubSighthill Community CentreSikh SanjogSimply PlaySmartlivingSouth Edinburgh Cluster Youth GroupSouth Morningside After School Care ClubSouth Queensferry & Rosebery Hall CECSouth Side Youth ClubSQUIDS After School ClubSquirrel ClubSt Mary's Out of School ClubSt Ninian's Junior Concert PartySt Ninian's Kids ClubSt Ninian's Youth ClubSt Peter's After School ClubSt Teresa's Youth ClubStar Youth ClubStepping StonesStockbridge After School ClubSummer Activities ProjectTall Oaks Youth ClubThe BIG ProjectThe JunctionThe Ripple ProjectThe Rock Trust - UndergroundThe Tree ClubThe Yard Adventure CentreThe Yellow Teapot ClubTowerbank After School ClubTranent After School ClubTranent Youth & Community Facility (Recharge)Trinity After School ClubVenchie Children & Young People's ProjectWallyford Community CentreWardie After School ClubWest Edinburgh CLD TeamWest Lothian Youth Action ProjectWester Hailes Youth AgencyYoung SaheliyaYouth Bus GroupMemberGroups142Staff2,054(with over 50% volunteers)No. youth &children groups287No. youngpeople & children19,618


fun and learning forchildren and young peopleA full copy of LAYC independently examinedaccounts for 2010/11 are available on request.LAYC is grateful for the support provided byLAYC, Dunford House, 7 Boroughloch Lane, Edinburgh EH8 9NLTel. 0131 667 1828 Fax. 0131 667 9862 E-mail: enquiries@layc.org.ukwww.layc.org.uk

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