Rachael is 1000th Associate!


The Youth Association passed a great milestone this week, when we welcomed our 1000th Associate.  It was a cause for celebration when Rachael Hattersley met with Youth Association Chief Executive Andy Clow, to be told that she was the 1000th Associate to join and to receive £50 in gift vouchers and a bag of Association ‘goodies’.  … Continue reading Rachael is 1000th Associate!

Young people from Barnsley enjoy sunny residential visit


On one glorious, sunny weekend in May, a group of 8 young people from the Monk Bretton area in Barnsley went away on a residential to PGL centre. The whole group showed enthusiasm throughout, and self-confidence in them grew as the 2 days went on. There were some very challenging activities such as abseiling, the … Continue reading Young people from Barnsley enjoy sunny residential visit

Participation is … Part 4


This is the fourth of 5 tips or suggestions on how to make children and young people’s participation work. Check out parts 1, 2 and 3  for more details. 1. It is not a wish list 2. Always give feedback 3. Make it accessible 4. CHOOSE THE RIGHT LEVEL FOR YOUR GROUP There are lots of models of … Continue reading Participation is … Part 4

[Jobs] Feel like inspiring you(th)?


Here’s some information we were sent regarding Job Vacancies with a new training organisation, INSPIRING YOU(TH). Please don’t contact us about it, we’re just letting you know! Inspiring You(th) is an exciting and innovative training company providing high quality NVQ training, apprenticeships and professional development services which meet the needs and aspirations of the children … Continue reading [Jobs] Feel like inspiring you(th)?