Welcome

The Youth Work Unit (YWU) is the strategic youth work development agency for the Yorkshire and Humber region. It is the focal point for the youth work sector in the region and has a unique role in bringing together the dual functions of support and development.

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YOUTH VOICE Y&H

YOUTH VOICE Y&H

Youth Voice Yorkshire and Humber is unique in the region being a representative regional body led by young people speaking out and working to ensure young people’s views are heard and are taken seriously in matters which affect them.
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Our Current Work

Our Current Work

Increasingly we are working with a broader range of organisations who want to improve outcomes for young people, e.g. Council Lead Members, health and well being Boards, police, housing, arts, sport and regeneration organisations with their focus on young people.
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National Youth Policy

National Youth Policy

In 2012 the Coalition Government published their vision for young people ‘Positive for Youth’, which confirmed their intention to retain the duty on Local Authorities (Section 6 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006) Please click to see further information.
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Youth Work Jobs

Youth Work Jobs

Here you can find new job openings in the youth & community work field throughout the Yorkshire and Humber Region. The Jobs could be anything from Generic Youth Work to Specialist posts from our membership partners and external agencies.
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