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UKYP meeting Monday 25th April 2016

Post by Abi and Daniel • Looked at the Youth voice Skills wheel. This is a tool to measure young people’s journey (everyone to update weekly and score themselves) • How to record any progress made with our campaigns and any meetings we attend • Agreed breaks during meetings and clarified the work split, meeting […]

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Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities with the Youth Work Team Opportunities available include:- Youth work -We have various youth work opportunities working at youth clubs/supporting activities in the district. Roving reporter – Fancy visiting local youth organisations to get news for our website? Website developer/administrator – We are looking for someone with WordPress website experience to help us keep […]

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The Hut Consultation in Carlton Lanes

Thank you to everyone who stopped to speak to us today in Carlton Lanes. Your feedback about The Hut is appreciated and we will look to changing/developing the work and activities at the centre following your feedback. Keep a look on this website for details of activities running at The Hut and in the Wakefield […]

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Civil Service Diversity Internship Programme – Sign up today

Are you aware of the Civil Service Diversity Internship Programme?  This programme is designed to give students from a minority ethnic background, those from a socially or economically disadvantaged background, and disabled students an idea of what it’s like to work in the Civil Service. The Summer Diversity Internship Programme (SDIP) puts talented undergraduates and […]

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T-Shirt designing at All Stars – Volunteers wanted

All Stars Youth Group for Young People with additional needs every Monday 6:00pm – 8:00pm. Want more information about the group? Contact Jess Stirling on 01977 722815 or On Monday’s session at All Stars young people did their own t-shirt design and made some fanstastic very colourful prints! We also baked and talked about internet […]

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Youth Service consultation with Youth Council

The very first consultation event of many more to come. The Wakefield Youth Service Management team met with the youth council, to discuss with them the new ways of working and how best to move forward with the work and where they fitted into the actual decision making processes.

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UKYP Raise The Living Minimum Wage Meeting With Cllr Peter box

UKYP met with Cllr Peter Box on Raising the minimum living wage. An excellent meeting and an invitation to the young people to meet with Peter on a regular quarterly basis. The young people got a lot from this session and have gone away to know contact some of the major employers in the district. […]

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