03 031 Strategic Plan Dec 03 by GeAb2hXa

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									                                               DRAFT
                                                   14th Dec 2003



                   Central Highlands Regional Youth Committee

                                                   Strategic Plan

                                                    2003 – 2006




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Our Vision
    “For all Young People to be valued, included, respected and empowered by
                           and within their communities”



Our Mission
“Central Highlands Regional Youth Committee will work with Young
People and for Young People to promote and affect positive change by
creating opportunities, responding to local needs, influencing policy
development and providing a voice for and with Young People”




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Central Highlands Regional Youth Committee Objectives

     1. To identify and address current priority youth issues and forecast emerging needs and trends for youth
        within the Region

     2. To facilitate Young People’s motivation, skill and opportunities to participate in policy development

     3. To monitor, measure and communicate the CHRYC’s achievements




Office For Youth Priorities

1. Promoting Youth Participation

2. Enhancing cooperation between youth service providers


3. Participating in local projects for the benefit of young people




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Objective 1: To identify and address current priority youth issues and
forecast emerging needs and trends for youth within the Region

         Strategies                 Tasks involved                By Whom              By When      Performance
                                                                                                     Measures
1:1. To collect and         Undertake research project to Via committee members      2004/5
collate youth data from     identify & collate existing   collect quantity & quality
existing sources and        data.                         data from existing
identify gaps / blocks to                                 providers. i.e. SFYS, PCP,
engagement and quality      Seek funding source for       LLEN, LGAs, DE&T
life experiences.           project officer

                            Using research data consult    RYC
                            with young people & youth
                            sector to identify gaps &
                            blocks to youth wellbeing
1: 2. Work to increase      Access existing information    RYC members                           (6x $50 + )
young people’s              from services ie LGAs                                   2003/2004
connectedness to                                           CAFY members
community through –         Where required hold focus
knowledge gathering,        groups with young people       LGAs
analysis, policy            also Identify existing youth
influence and best          networks ( links with 2.3)
practices service
provision.                  Support Youth Card             RYC & partners           April 2003




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         Strategies                 Tasks involved                By Whom                 By When      Performance
                                                                                                        Measures
                            Produce Youth Services         CAFY & RYC                   Dec 2003
                            Directory

                            Develop links to existing      RYC & identified service     2004/5
                            websites by proving            providers with appropriate
                            information about RYC & it’s   websites
                            activities


1: 3. Provide clear         RYC minutes                    RYC members, young           Ongoing
information to the          OFY staff meetings             people, community
Government about the        RYC Chair meetings             Via Chair & YLO
needs of young people       Reports to OFY
in this region.
                            Advocacy as required           RYC                          Ongoing
1:4 Identify & prioritise   Pregnant & parenting young     RYC & YLO                    2003/05     $?????????
local projects to address   people
identified needs
                            Young people at risk & their   RYC & partners
                            educational/training needs




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Objective 2: To facilitate Young People’s motivation, skill and
opportunities to participate in policy development




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         Strategies           Tasks involved                By Whom              By When      Performance
                                                                                               Measures
2: 1. Facilitate the      Reflect this in RYC
empowerment of young      priorities as an             Committee & YLO      Ongoing
people so that they can   underlying principal. i.e.
actively participate in   Strategic Plan
youth policy
development               Via dissemination of         Committee            June 2004      $????? for Kit
                          research & best practise
                          programs promote
                          Youth Development
                          theory & best practice
                          with young people &
                          community agencies
                          including local MPs. I.e.
                          Respect, Advance,
                          Ausyouth, YACVic
                          publications

                          Hold or link with youth      RYC & partnerships   2004/5
                          forums/activities in each
                          LGA to consult with
                          young people (links with
                          2.2)
2: 2. Establish an
effective consultation    Develop a model for          RYC & Young people   2003/4
process with / between    young people’s input
Young People and RYC      into RYC


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         Strategies           Tasks involved              By Whom             By When      Performance
                                                                                            Measures
2: 3. Identify existing   Establish a process to     RYC working party   2004/5         $ ????????
groups of Young People    assist each LGA to
                          identify and list groups
                          of young people.

                          Collect from existing
                          data i.e Recreation
                          Guide




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Objective 3: To monitor, measure and communicate the CHRYC’s
achievements

         Strategies               Tasks involved                 By Whom          By When      Performance
                                                                                                Measures
3: 1. The RYC will         CHRYC activities will           CHRYC members   On going         All CHRYC activities
monitor, measure and       incorporate monitoring and      YLO                              will use appropriate
report it’s achievements   evaluation tools and            Young people                     consultative devices to
                           processes                                                        ensure clarity of
                                                                                            purpose and the
                           Provide reports to OFY &        RYC & YLO       Ongoing          development of
                           CAFY i.e. Monthly &                                              effective measures
                           Quarterly Reports

                           Evaluation survey of users re   RYC & CAFY      June 2004
                           the Youth Services Directory
                           & format

                           Quarterly reviews of the        RYC             On going
                           Strategic Plan
3: 2. The RYC will         Develop a communication         Working Party   2004/5
ensure it has an           plan
awareness of existing
groups/organisations/ne
tworks and will utilise    Communicate CHRYC               Working Party   2004
these to communicate       purpose, priorities across
our purpose/priorities     sectors – Brochure & Kit
and achievements


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