Roscommon LEADER

Roscommon LEADER Partnership host Creativity in Youth Work Fair

Roscommon LEADER

Roscommon LEADER Partnership will hold a Creativity in Youth Work Fair’ in the Kilbride Community Centre, Four Mile House, this Saturday, October 8th, from 9:30am to 3pm.

The Fair will explore the immense potential of entrepreneurship and creativity and the positive/life changing affect these can have on young people. The schedule for the day is as follows:

9:30am Registration and Launch

– Registration – Ticket for Free Draw
– Welcome address from Martina Earley, Roscommon Leader Partnership
– Address and launch by Special Guest Garda Fergal O Donnell, Juvenile Liaison

10 – 11am Youth Entrepreneurs

– Catherine Simon, Artistic Director, Drama Works Ireland – A Story of successful entrepreneur working in the Arts
– Enda Mahon, IBYE Winner 2015 – Experience of a young entrepreneur
– Neil Patrick Collins, Creative Entrepreneur – Experience to date as a budding entrepreneur
– Aisling Cartmill, Belfast Resource Centre – The importance of building successful networks
– Questions and Answers Session

11 – 11.45 a.m. National Launch of YEA Toolkit

– Amanda Mee—Erasmus Manager, Roscommon LEADER Partnership to introduce project
– Alanna Collins—Erasmus Project Manager, Lead Partners and experts in enterprise from Dungannon Enterprise Centre, Co. Tyrone.
– Michael Kelly—Youth Officer, Galway Roscommon Education & Training Board

12.45 – 1.45p.m. Best Practice in Youth Enterprise & Arts

– Colleen Fahey, National Youth Council of Ireland – Volunteering – How to support and mind your youth
– Phillip Tyndall, Child & Adolescents Mental Health Service – Building resilience through youth work
– Mary Mullins, Arts Officer, Roscommon County Council – Supporting young artists in the county
– Questions and Answers Session

2 – 2.30p.m. Access to Finance

Including Roscommon Local Enterprise Office, Roscommon LEADER, Youth Bank, AIB and Bank of Ireland.

Showcasing of Youth Organisation exhibitors and networking opportunities throughout the day

Who Should Attend?

* Youth workers, voluntary and paid, who would like to learn new skills

* All who work with young people – schools, health workers, counsellors, sports organisations

* Youth Work Organisations from across the country who may be interest in our Youth Enterprise Through Arts project and how they can replicate the same in their Region.

How to Book: Through Eventbrite – and for further information contact Amanda Mee on 086 046 0046.