Hexthorpe working together to achieve a common goal


Our team in Hexthorpe has been on a mission this summer: We have teamed up with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to support local people, and particularly younger people, to clear litter in Hexthorpe and brighten up some of the streets with new planters.   After two weeks of hard work, local people have cleared 36 bags of … Continue reading Hexthorpe working together to achieve a common goal

Young people’s bag packing success!


Young people from The Youth Association started their Christmas holidays in style, bag packing for Morrison’s customers. 8 young people from across the local area gave up their Christmas fun to volunteer to spend a few hours packing bags for Morrison’s customers. They served over 300 customers and filled more than a thousand bags of … Continue reading Young people’s bag packing success!

Young people's bag packing success!


Young people from The Youth Association started their Christmas holidays in style, bag packing for Morrison’s customers. 8 young people from across the local area gave up their Christmas fun to volunteer to spend a few hours packing bags for Morrison’s customers. They served over 300 customers and filled more than a thousand bags of … Continue reading Young people's bag packing success!

New ways to support The Youth Association!


Here are two new, free and easy ways to support and raise money for the Association: 1. We’re now registered on the Just Giving (charity donations) website. http://www.justgiving.com/youth-association Any budding marathon runners, mountain climbers or anyone undertaking any other kind of sponsored event or activity can now easily do so on our behalf. It’s easy … Continue reading New ways to support The Youth Association!

Rose Bache – Takeover Day 2010


Today was my first experience of the Youth Association, and I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here. I started off arriving at the office in Chapeltown and having a brief tour of the building and all of those in it. Afterwards, I went to the head office in Wakefield and had another tour there. Next, … Continue reading Rose Bache – Takeover Day 2010

Charlotte Hall – Take Over day.


Take Over day was great I really enjoyed it and Gemma and Sarah were really helpful! My favourite bit was when i was on my own doing the craft stuff and sorting out the games. The dairy room was amazing because it was really private and you could just sit there and talk for ages! … Continue reading Charlotte Hall – Take Over day.

Takeover Day


Takeover Day is when young people come in and shadow a person in a business like The Youth Association. I shadowed the chief exec Andy Clow; we had a meeting with the other people doing takeover day and Maggie the chair of the board (boss) was there to, in the meeting we talked about the priorities of the Uth … Continue reading Takeover Day

What did I let myself in for?!?!?


Well, today has been an interesting one (but when are they not). I’ve spent a day at the HQ of the Youth Association. I know, why would I do that? But it’s been great kinda, I distracted everyone and got in the way a bit. I ate some food, pushed buttons and wrote about stuff. 🙂 We … Continue reading What did I let myself in for?!?!?