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ALICE could be a WINNER - Young Worker of the Year 2017 - National YOUTH MATTERS Awards

ALICE could be a WINNER - Young Worker of the Year 2017 - National YOUTH MATTERS Awards

 LATEST NEWS   Alice has got to the semi-finals of the Youth Matters Awards 2017 as young worker of the year.   She really needs your vote! Please go to www.WestKentYMCA.org.uk/Alice or you can vote directly on this link

In 2015, Jamie was WINNER Young Achiever of the Year - National YOUTH MATTERS Awards. To find out more about his story see > www.WestKentYMCA.org.uk/Jamie

Jamie was invited by Charity Bank to blog for their #CharityIs campaign - see his inspiring blog at 
  Jamie has also been invited to speak in Parliament on Youth Mental Health

 We are delighted our apprentice youth worker Jamie Miller won Young Achiever of the Year at
the national YOUTH MATTERS AWARDS 2015
The finalists were all very inspiring-  
Carolanne – YMCA
 Downslink Group
Jamie – West Kent YMCA – shown above
Romario – YMCA Thames Gateway
find out more from the 2nd video below..

INTRO_Trailer_Youth_Matters_2015 from Big Picture Charity Films on Vimeo.

see all three worthy finalists on video

SEE THE SLIDES AT www.westkentymca.org.uk/about-us/gallery/pics/yma/ 
the Youth Matters Awards 2015 were presented at a prestigious ceremony at
the Porchester Hall, Bayswater, London on Thursday 22 October

Other news on awards...

We didn’t win YMCA of the Year, but were delighted to be in the final 5 - out of well over 100 YMCAs in England  – so watch this space for next year!?


Both our apprentice youth workers Jamie and Alice – were WINNERS in the Kent TRY ANGLE Awards.
other photos are on facebook -


We were thrilled to be short-listed again for national YMCA Youth Matters Awards.
(Last year Jason won Young Worker of the Year).  
YMCA of the Year (we were short-listed particularly for V4C outstanding achievements)

Young Achiever of the YearJamie Miller one of our amazing apprentice Youth Workers 

See more at www.ymca.org.uk/youth-opportunities/awards   To find out more about V4C and Jamie and his journey from homelessness to apprenticeship watch our film and go to www.WestKentYMCA.org.uk/Jamie 

Download Press Release > Word > PDF  

Check out the award Jason won last year www.WestKentYMCA.org.uk/Jason 

 Thanks for your support. Congratulations to all staff for your commitment, passion and enthusiasm for helping young people build their future.

West Kent YMCA makes a difference every day...


find out more about Jamie's story at www.WestKentYMCA.org.uk/Jamie