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Have a voice in your local area, share your views!

Have a voice in your local area and be part of the decision making for young people. How? Join us (Wakefield Youth Service a.k.a YDSS) at one of our 7 Area Forums: Upton Youth Club – 3rd Wednesday of every month The HUT, Castleford – every Tuesday The Greenhouse, Knottingley – 4th Thursday of every […]

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OVERLOAD 2K14 A festival by young people for young people

O V E R L O A D 2 K 1 4 A festival of arts and culture for young people by young people MAIN STAGE: -GILES POTTER -JACK WALTON + ACOUSTIC BAND -THIRD KNIGHT + MORE ACTS TO BE CONFIRMED.. ▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼▽▼ ARENA 2 – UV DANCE TENT WITH DJ’S: -DANNY ROEBUCK -MORGAN THOMAS -MATTY […]

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Apprenticeships with Wakefield Council!

Would you like to be an apprentice with Wakefield Council starting in July 2014? Here’s your chance! Apprenticeships in Administration, Caretaker, Cemetery Operative, Heavy Vehicle Mechanic, Horticulture (Gardener), ICT, Marketing, Road Worker For more information on how to apply click the image below

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We are recruiting for…… National Citizen Service

National Citizen Service (NCS) NCS is a government funded programme for all year 11’s & 12’s (16 & 17 year olds). Through a variety of physical, personal and creative challenges, young people learn leadership, communication skills and team work. The programme includes two x 5 day residential experiences and culminates in a social action project, […]

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Teamwork Challenge 2014, Featherstone

  The idea behind Teamwork Challenge is that over the course of 12 months, our young people (aged 13 to 19) will set themselves a series of 6 challenges from which they will grow in skills, self-esteem and confidence. The challenges can be anything – make the community smile, build a shelter and stay in […]

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Youth Council 2014

The first Youth Council meeting of 2014 took place yesterday – 29th January 2014 at City Limits.  It was an excellent turnout and young people from various organisations and groups attended.  They have now gone away to find out from other young people what issues that they want raising at future Youth Council meetings.  The next […]

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