Go Digit All
Go Digit All
Go Digit All
20 Bridgeway Centre, NG2 2JD, Nottingham, United Kingdomhttp:\\www.godigitall.org.uk - +441159866044
description of organisation
Go Digit All (GDA) is already accrediated to send and coordinate EVS projects (2013-GB-171) GDA has worked with young people from a range of different backgrounds over 3 years to develop our international projects. Over time we have developed educational and support projects in UK communities promoting community ICT learning, promoting social cohesion and developing active citizenship. GDA have also advocated on behalf of young people at senior levels, supporting them to understand structures, processes and provide forums for them articulate their views and communicate their needs. This project seeks to act as a platform to give young people with fewer opportunities access to youth mobility, European volunteering services placements and training for youth workers. Due to an ever increasing amount of partner and volunteer requests (around 120+) GDA have plans for hosting EVS volunteers in-line with our international development plans we seek to become accredited to host volunteers.
GDA is a award winning, social enterprise which stems from a grassroots initiative founded in 2001 the organisation provides innovative non technical support and training in communities. Our ethos is strongly positioned to enable individuals to develop their ICT skills and knowledge in an informative, jargon free manner at a comfortable pace within a non threatening environment. We achieve this by having years of experience and understanding of the learning journey in relation to technology. Primarily we deliver: one to one training, outreach services, mentoring, support, partnership work, advice and guidance. GDA project has been at the forefront of digital inclusion in deprived communities for 10 years. The services we provide include skills training, volunteering opportunities, work placements for adults, young people and school children, outreach, specialist projects, community consultation and research. GDA builds confidence and self support networks in order to empower individuals to overcome barriers and challenges within society. innovative training to develop individual’s knowledge in an informative manner an
Our main purpose is to develop innovative community projects, which engage young persons who do not traditionally access provision in their community these are culturally tailored educational activities/services. We recruit support and train volunteers in ICT, basic skills and key skills within their locality.
Based within a urban area in Nottingham City, United Kingdom. Our award winning ICT social enterprise model, works nationwide. In addition we provide detached youth services, training for volunteers and placements providing comprehensive training, placements and work opportunities. Our resources include modern training centre, online radio station and mobile outreach vehicle equipped with ICT and multi media resources. Our work has included funding from government agencies, charities and private sector. The most notable work and support was from Home Office, Violent Crime Unit to work with gang members, and those at risk in engaging in gangs to deter them from offending and support them into employment. Currently we are developing projects with a focus on democracy and rights of citizens, understanding EU and work with third world countries such as Jamaica and within the OCT's in Caribbean to replicate our models overseas. GDA offering training in the community by outreach and at our centre, providing youth mentoring and employability support. Currently we are contracted to deliver digital inclusion services for unemployed, women and social housing tenants via Nottingham City Council.
Participants with fewer opportunities
- This organisation has a physical environment suitable for young people with physical, sensory or other disabilities (such as wheelchair access and similar.
- This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.
- Other experience, infrastructure and resources:
Our building is Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) compliant additional learning resources to support conditions such as visual impairment, dyslexia, access to counselors, debt advice, drugs rehabilitation support workers, professional advice lines, trained in child protection and risk assessments. Each volunteer will be given a EVS Manuel with details of additional support, alongside the mentor or IYV Manager they can determine if they wish to seek additional support services. This Manuel supports volunteers and Sending Organisations in the pre-departure preparation and is made available to all volunteers before their departure. It is also available on line contains important information about what volunteers can expect from their Sending and Host Organisations and what the organisations can expect from the volunteer.
This organisation is willing to involve volunteers who face situations which make their participation in activities more difficult, from the following categories for different types of project:
|Inclusion category||Receiving projects||Sending projects||Coordinating projects||Hosting organisation||Supporting organisation|
|Project name||Project Dates||Deadline||Status|
|Digital EU Youth Ambassadors||
A total of 8 week(s) during the period
Apr 2018 to Dec 2018
30/04/2018 - 01/12/2018
|Digitally Empowered Young Women||
A total of 0 week(s) during the period
Sep 2017 to Feb 2019
02/09/2017 - 28/02/2019