Site last updated:  February 26th 2015

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Devon Sports Awards are an annual celebration and acknowledgement of the achievements of sportspeople, clubs, teams and officials. The award categories include Volunteer of the Year, Young Volunteer of the Year, Sports Performer of the Year, Team of the Year, Club of the Year and Coach of the Year. There are also awards for contribution to inclusive sport, Sportivate Project of the Year and an overall winner of the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Sport in Devon’ award. It is hoped a new influx of talented and promising players, teams and clubs will be nominated for their contribution to sport across the county. Nominations close 1st March. 18.02.15

10th March Evaluating Youth Work Impact: Practical Models - a one day training course from the Regional Youth Work Unit to be held in Plymouth.For more details see the Flyer

Did you know … that VOYC provides practical help and support to help local groups develop their services?  Since the beginning of September Mark Goodman has been working with nine organisations helping them review their Child Protection policies, advising on Child Protection induction training and DBS checks. If you organisation needs help on these or any other area of work with children and young people then please contact the VOYC office - help is a phone call or email away! 22.10.14

Would you be interested in becoming a VOYC Trustee? VOYC is seeking to recruit members to the Executive, in particular to from organisations working with the younger age range (0 to10) as this sector is currently underrepresented. If you, or anyone you know, is interested in this opportunity then please contact Mark Goodman at the VOYC office for an informal chat - 01392 250976 or  To apply please first read Executive Terms of Reference and complete the Trustee Application Form before submitting it to 22.01.15


March 2015

Wednesday 18th - Child Protection  - Group 2 Training March Exeter (2.30 pm - 6 pm) - NOW FULLY BOOKED.

April 2015

Thursday 30th - Group 2 Child Protection Training in Barnstaple (9.15 am - 1 pm) Barnstaple Child Protection Training

May 2015

Thursday 14th - Group 3 Child Protection Training - Exeter (9.15 am - 4.30 pm) Group 3 information and booking form

VOYC Member Benefits Guide sets out what we can offer your organisation and includes member to member discounts and deals. 

We have now produced a Member Directory Nov 2014 which can be downloaded in pdf format.  It includes information about each individual group together with a useful website link, where appropriate.

VACANCIES ADDED TO THE SITE 25th February 2015 - Job Vacancies 

VOYC can offer up-to-date GUIDANCE AND MODEL CHILD PROTECTION POLICY for your organisation. Please see




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