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Live Chat With Us

We have now got our Live Chat function back up and running. Got a question for a Youth Worker? Got a question about the Youth Work Team? Want to know more about what we do? Start a chat with us in the window that pops up when you visit

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We Have Vacancies

Want to work with young people? We have vacancies! Look for our NCS Project Worker and Youth & Community Development Project Worker vacancies on – Job Pages Seasonal staff also required for school holidays – Watch this space (Follow us on Facebook ( so you don’t miss out).

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Surplus Equipment

The Youth Work Team have some equipment that needs a new home! If you are a voluntary community sector organisation or team within Wakefield Council who work with young people or an individual who works within the youth sector in the Wakefield district then we are inviting you to submit an expression of interest. Expressions to […]

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Get into Youth Work

We need you in the school holidays! An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with Wakefield Council’s Youth Work Team. After a successful bid to the Youth Endowment Fund to extend our Award Winning Branching Out Project, we are looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals who would like to make that important contribution to the lives […]

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Wakefield Youth Services (YOT & Youth Work Team) have a number of vacancies.  Please visit and go to the “Search Jobs” option for more information. Voice & Influence of the Child Co-ordinator – 37 hours Youth & Community Development Support Worker – 12 hours pw Youth & Community Development Project Worker – 37 hours […]

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SEND Summer Play Scheme 2019

We’ve had the best summer, with the best young people, on this year’s SEND summer play schemes. We’ve visited many local parks and attractions from Temple Newsam to The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Graves Park in Sheffield and Greenhead Park in Huddersfield. Our days out always start with a picnic lunch and thankfully the weather has […]

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Volunteering is a great way to get involved in exciting and rewarding projects, whilst also providing a helping hand to people in Wakefield. From time to time the Youth Work Team have volunteering opportunities for local people to support the running of their sessions and programmes.  If you wish to work with young people please […]

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Sexual Health Survey

If you live in Wakefield please complete this short survey to help the Public Health Team understand more about how you access sexual health services and how you would like to access #sexualhealth information and advice. Click on the link to complete the survey – they would love to hear from you .

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