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Job Vacancies

The Wakefield Youth Work Team is looking for enthusiastic and motivated Workers to lead and support the Youth Work Team’s Active and Inspired Youth Programme. These posts are initially being offered on a temporary contract or secondment basis and will involve working regular evenings and occasional weekends. Click on the links below for more information […]

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Do you want to work with young people? Youth Mentor opportunities available in the Wakefield district. Apply Now!

If you want to make a difference to a young person’s life and have some time to spare then this role is for you. We anticipate that the role could be undertaken around any other work commitments you might have.  It can be done on an evening and / or weekends.  We expect the commitment […]

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#iwill Fund Now Open for Applications

The #iwill fund is now open for applications from local organisations supporting Youth Social Action in Wakefield. #iwill is managed in Wakefield by Leeds Community Foundation, and is supported by the government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and the Big Lottery Fund, with match funding from Wakefield Council, making grants to support youth […]

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Are you 16-25 and not in employment, education or training?

Are you 16-25 and not in employment, education or training? Do you want to increase your confidence, gain new skills and experiences and make new friends whilst gaining a nationally recognised qualification? Prince’s Trust Pontefract is now recruiting for the next Team Programme starting on Monday 16th January 2017. The 12 week course includes a […]

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Young Health Watch Event

S.P.I.N Event @ St. Swithun’s Centre, Eastmoor, Wakefield on Sat 22nd October 11.00am to 2.00pm Young Healthwatch have been involved in sharing your views to help improve health services.  The event on 22 October aims to showcase the work undertaken in the Wakefield District. At the event you can have the chance to tell them what you […]

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Lions Skills for Adolescence Programme – Airedale Academy

The Wakefield Youth Work Team have been successful in gaining funding to deliver the Lions Skills for Adolescence Programme. This year long project will allow Youth Workers to deliver a structured session each week for a whole year to 20 Year 7 students at Airedale Academy.   The sessions are around making informed decisions, resisting peer […]

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West Yorkshire Police Explorers Programme – Are you age 16-18?

Applications are now invited for the popular West Yorkshire Police Explorers Programme, in which young people between the age of 16 and 18 are able to gain an exciting insight into many different aspects of policing across the county. The programme, which starts in January 2017, will enable successful candidates to explore the day-to-day work […]

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Agbrigg Youth Club Forum Meeting 5th July 2016

The young people from Agbrigg met with Councillor Monica Graham and the new local Councillor Richard Hunt. Richard introduced himself to the young people and asked them of any issues and concerns in the area and gave a commitment to the young people to visit regularly and take forward any of their concerns. Cllr Monica […]

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