Youth and Vocational Service

The Youth and Vocational Committee organises competitions for young people, with prizes awarded at the end of the year. It supports local schools with vocational and enterprise opportunities.


The following competitions are open to  young people from 7-17 years old. Entries  for Young Writer, Photographer and Artist are welcome at any time in the year up to the deadline (usually February half term)

1. Youth Debate. This is  for secondary school students. It is open to all schools or scout/guide groups in the  Dunmow area.  

2. Young Writer. This competition is open to anyone from 7-17 years old. Theme: Environment.

3. Young Photographer. This competition is open to anyone from 7-17 years old. Theme: Colours of Nature.

4. Young Artist. This competition is open to anyone from 5-17 years old. Theme: Colours of Nature.

5. Young Environmentalist. This competition is open to anyone from 5-17 years old.

6. Young Musician. This competition is open to anyone from 5-17 years old.

All of these competitions  offer winning students the opportunity to  go forward to the District and National Competitions. (except infant Young Artist which is only a local competition)

Every year we hold an awards evening in May/June to which teachers and families are invited. All participants get a certificate and the winning entries from all schools get prizes. The overall Dunmow winners get a special prize.

Vocational Support is offered to young people via schools  or scout/guide groups, such as:

Mock interviews

Feedback on applications for jobs

Support for Young Enterprise Schemes

Sponsorship for Young Leadership course - RYLA

We are also interested in starting up a Rotakids group for younger students.





Committee

Jenny Versey,  Brian Tranter, Vic Clarke, Mike Lodder.

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