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Information on the transfer of Do-it.
In March YouthNet announced its intention to transfer Do-it to a new owner. Today, with the Office for Civil Society, we are publishing the specification for bidders, which includes selection criteria and funding eligibility information. This specification document also includes … Continue reading
Young people are worth investment. As the CEO of YouthNet, I am lucky enough to regularly meet talented, resourceful and inspirational young people who have used our services and who are helping to deliver and develop our services as they … Continue reading
More investment in Research & Design (R& D), in collaboration with the commercial world, is vital for the sector to keep pace with advances in digital technology, says online charity YouthNet. Which is why, in partnership with Nominet Trust and … Continue reading
YouthNet, in conjunction with the Office for Civil Society (OCS), has announced the launch of an open process to find a new owner for Do-it, the national volunteering database. Do-it is the leading online volunteering service and a key part … Continue reading
One of the world’s greatest distance runners and Olympic Gold medalist, Haile Gebrselassie, is backing charities Age UK and YouthNet to encourage runners in April’s Virgin London Marathon to raise funds and awareness to tackle loneliness and isolation across … Continue reading
Today YouthNet is announcing some very important news about the future of Do-it, our online volunteering service that we launched in 2001. When we launched Do-it, it was with the aim putting young people in touch with volunteering opportunities using … Continue reading
Online charity YouthNet today (March 15th 2013) announces plans to handover its online volunteering service Do-it (www.do-it.org.uk) to a new owner by the end of the year. Interested groups will be invited to submit proposals via an open process to … Continue reading
(as the number of young people seeking help rockets) ChildLine, YouthNet (the charity behind TheSite.org), Selfharm.co.uk and YoungMinds are to launch a myth busting campaign to mark Self-Harm Awareness Day on Friday 1st March. The day is supported by X-Factor … Continue reading
To support last week’s letter To Michael Gove, a consortium of over 100 youth charities conducted a survey asking young people their views. This is what it found: 92% of young people feel that the government doesn’t do enough to … Continue reading
The original letter can be found here: YouthNet and the sector respond to Michael Gove on youth policy —————————- The Rt Hon Michael Gove MPSecretary of State for EducationDepartment for EducationSanctuary BuildingGreat Smith StreetWestminsterSW1P 3BT 28 January 2013 Dear Secretary … Continue reading