Wakefield Youth Work Team with partners WDH, Early Help Hubs and Youth Offending Team were proud to present 28 young people with certificates for completing the Branching Out Programme this summer. All young people gained a John Muir Award for the work they undertook as part of the programme. Why not have a look […]
We have new information on WWW.WFYOUTH.CO.UK this week. CLICK HERE to see the Youth Work Team’s latest newsletter. We Are Not Dead Yet (WANDY) are an organisation dedicated to the destruction of stigma against mental illness. Through art, t-shirts, social media campaigns and other work, the primary aim of #WANDY is to raise awareness, […]
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 […]
The Youth Work Team have moved to new offices at Crofton Young People’s Centre, High Street, Crofton, Wakefield, WF4 1NF. Our new number is 01924 302665. We still have the same email addresses and we still run sessions/clubs from The Hut in Airedale and other locations throughout the district. Nothing else has changed.
As part of National Volunteer Week, Wakefield Council will be holding a Volunteer Fair on Friday 2 June, 10am-3pm at the Elizabethan gallery (next to Trinity Walk) in Wakefield. The fair offers the chance for you to learn about some of the ways you can volunteer and find out how to sign-up and get involved. […]
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 […]
Kayleigh Haywood began speaking to Luke Harlow, a man she had never met, on 31 October 2015. With the support of Kayleigh’s family, Leicestershire Police has made a film about aspects of the last two weeks of her life. Kayleigh’s Love Story is as a warning to young people, both girls and boys, about the […]
Please see below a Thank You from “Skippy”. We donated a whopping £202.90 to the Army Benevolent Fund which was raised through our balloon race which was held at the Armed Forces Day this year. As well as Skippy – we would like to say a big thank you too. #SaluteOurForces @ArmedForcesDay
Wakefield Council’s Youth Work Team have some equipment that needs a new home! If you are a voluntary community sector organisation / individual who works within the youth sector in the Wakefield district then we are inviting you to submit an expression of interest. The deadline for expressions of interest has been extended to 30 […]
Well done to the Branching Out Team for having their hard work recognised at the Pride Award nominations today. Massive congratulations also to the Youth Offending Team’s Restorative Justice Team for coming 1st out of 16 nominations and been invited to the Pride Awards event in November. A good day for Youth Services.