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Youth Work Apprentices – 1 Year Anniversary

Youth Work Apprentices This week we celebrate that 1 year ago Harley, Matty and Sam joined the Youth Work Team to embark on their apprenticeship.  Wakefield is the first authority to have employed Youth Work apprentices.  They are on a 2 year placement and whilst they are doing this they are completing a NVQ Level 2 […]

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Job Opportunity – Youth & Community Development Support Worker (Casual)

Job title: Youth & Community Development Support Worker (Casual) Job reference: 221435 Date posted: 13/01/2017 Application closing date: 27/01/2017 Location: Wakefield District Salary:£16,117 Full Time Equivalent. This is a Casual Hours Role. Job category/type: Youth Work Job description You will support the delivery of attractive and engaging youth work opportunities to young people in a […]

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Make Your Mark – Vote Now!

  Last year over 970,000 pupils took part in the Make Your Mark, the UK Youth Parliament’s national annual ballot of 11-18 year olds. This year, they hope is to surpass the 1 million mark. Since 2000, the UK Youth Parliament has provided a voice for young people to be involved in decision making. Make […]

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Youth Voice SEND Forum

Young people looked at how we can recruit more young people to the forum e.g. via friends current groups they work with, Facebook publicity some good ideas to explore. Feel this group is important to make sure the views of young people with SEND are represented and listened to. They feel safe in the environment […]

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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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Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Celebrations

GOLD!!! Four young people from the Wakefield District received their Gold D of E Award at Buckingham Palace on 16 May 2016. Well done to:- Staci Foley-Hall Aaron Musgreave Lily Sunderland Rose McCarthy The Awards were presented by celebrities at a garden party at the Palace.  60 celebrities were in attendance to recognise the Diamond (60th […]

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UKYP Meeting 24th May 2016 – EU Referendum

At the UKYP meeting 24/5/16 discussions were as follows:- • Sughra chased Gavin to give dates for meetings on a Friday with the MP Yvette Cooper re “Don’t Hate Educate” campaign. Awaiting to hear back. • Tahera to collect everyone’s phone and mobile numbers in case she needs to contact us. • Everyone to post […]

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Young People’s Safeguarding Charter – Launch (17.5.16)

Wakefield & District Safeguarding Children Board have worked very hard with local young people to develop a Young People’s Safeguarding Charter. An event was held on 17 May at The Hepworth Gallery to officially launch the Safeguarding Charter. The Board were pleased to welcome to the event the Wakefield UK Youth Parliament Members, representatives from schools, the Council and other […]

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