Members Benefits

Membership is open to voluntary sector youth provision throughout Leicestershire.

There are instant benefits to becoming a member of Young Leicestershire.

Help with Funding Applications

Search for and review applications.

Networking Opportunities

Being part of a large organisation, opens up the opportunity to network with other groups, and to share good practice

Access to Resources

Our mini bus is one of our most popular resources and our ready to use policy and procedure documents, are some of our most popular downloads

Share in our knowledge, resources and experience

Young Leicestershire specialises in supporting youth provision throughout the county

Support to develop policies and procedures

Members allocated with unique log in details on our website, so that you can download and edit to best suit your needs.

Planning and activity resources

Access to resource packs and ideas for planning activities, through the members only area here on our web site, including, You Tube clips.

Your own webpage

Our directory gives you a page you can manage and edit, as you see fit. Enabling you to reach a wider audience, showcase what you do and where you do it.

Access to minibus

Full members are allocated 5 half days, free of charge, (a saving of £225) associates can have 5 half days per year at a significantly reduced cost of £45 per use – all groups responsible for own diesel (booking form required).

Independent examiners for accounts

Our treasurer is well experienced in charitable accounts, and can provide a reduced cost service should you require it.

Support at committee meetings

Our CEO and Membership Development Officer are more than happy to attend at least one meeting per year.

Governance support

Our Membership Support Group are happy to provide support and guidance, depending on your needs.

Management of funding contracts

For newly established groups or smaller groups, to gain the experience in manage funding contracts.

Employment of staff and/or use of payroll system

YL is happy to employ staff and deal with HMRC, via a monthly re-charge service.

Space in the office

There is a hot desk available in the office, members are free to pop in and use the facilities if required.

Colour photocopying

Odd copies are free of charge, anything more substantial may incur a small charge.

Full voting rights at annual review

A chance to have your say in how YL directs it’s work at our A.G.M.

Membership Support Group

Members are welcome to join our Membership Support Group to help ensure that, Young Leicestershire is meeting the needs of the members.

In-house training

Members are able to access, 6 free places per year for in-house training, all other members are offered significant discounts.

Disclosure and Barring Services

No admin fee is charged to full members; associate members will pay a £5.00 per person for administration.

Funding advice and information

We have years of experience of working closely with Parish Councils, The Home Office and major funders.

Regular news bulletins

As they occur – we can also publicise your news and events.

Attendance at networking meetings

This is your chance to meet funders, share good practice, issues or concerns and make connections with other groups.

Annual volunteer awards

Presented at our AGM, which celebrates the work of our members, volunteers and young people.

Strategic representation

Our CEO attends the Early Help Partnership Board and The Children and Families Partnership Board for LCC, we are also the East Midlands Regional Network Lead for The Centre for Youth Impact

Part of a county and city-wide organisation

We support groups across the County and City – this is a growing network with a diverse membership, from uniformed groups, sports facilities, young carers, special educational needs and disabilities, open access and detached.

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