Since its launch on Monday, interest is growing in our Youth Vote initiative and 5,000 ballot papers have been taken out to young people in West and South Yorkshire. It’s not just young people who are keen to get involved in the Youth Vote, because several local candidates in the parliamentary elections have contacted us … Continue reading Candidates take notice
We are launching an exciting initiative to let young people in Yorkshire have a chance to tell local politicians what they think are the issues that matter the most for them. From Monday 26th April through to General Election day on May 6th, we will be talking to young people about their views on politics and … Continue reading Have your say!
I read in Children & Young People Now this week, that the Confederation of Heads of Young People’s Services (CHYPS) is proposing that we should do away with the term ‘youth worker’, in favour of something that suggests a more ‘professional’ status. CHYPS are keen that qualified workers start to refer to themselves as ‘Youth … Continue reading What's in a name?
We are in the process of recruiting two new workers to join our Participation Team. Nothing particularly noteworthy in that; as an organisation we are always looking for talented youth workers and several times each year we will be looking to take on new blood. So what’s the big deal this time around? The difference in … Continue reading Sign of the times