Author Archive | Youth Worker

The Badger’s Karting Team – Bag Packing

The Badger’s Karting Team are a group of young people (aged 13-16) who meet weekly at Raceway Karting in Pontefract. This is an assisted session where they receive professional training and tuition. The aim is to hopefully form a go-karting racing team. These sessions are supported by Monkhill and Ladybalk Tenant’s and Resident’s Assocation (MALTRA), […]

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National Takeover Day

Daniel Haywood from Upton undertook the role of Lead Practitioner – Citizenship within Wakefield Youth Services (usually the job of Sughra Ashraf). He delivered the South East Forum Session at Upton Youth Club. Harris Shahzad from the City Mix Junior Club ran a youth work session on behalf of Shazad Hussain and Foquia Shaban. Aaron […]

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Positive for Youth – Voluntary Community Sector Grants (£3,000 up for grabs!)

POSITIVE FOR YOUTH – VOLUNTARY COMMUNITY SECTOR GRANTS Wakefield Youth Services are committed to ensuring that a broad range of activities are available for young people within the Wakefield district to support their social development. We recognise the contribution that VCS partners make to the youth offer of positive activities, but like all providers of […]

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West Yorkshire Police Explorer Programme

West Yorkshire Police Need You! Are you aged 16-18? If so, then this might be for you. Applications are now invited for the 2015 West Yorkshire Police Explorer Programme. The Explorer Programme provides the opportunity to learn about different aspects of policing within West Yorkshire Police, whilst supporting the community through volunteering. The programme runs […]

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Wakefield Council Youth Work Team is a subsidiary of WMDC Children and Young People's Directorate (c) Wakefield Council 2013