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What we do

Kirklees Youth Alliance CIO (charitable incorporated organisation) is a membership organisation for VCSE youth organisations across Kirklees, West Yorkshire.

 

We support the development of good quality community youth services and positive activities for local children and young people aged 8+.

 

Our core team provides infrastructure support to member organisations including training, help with funding, policies and procedures and networking opportunities.

 

We represent our members on local decision-making bodies (e.g. Kirklees Youth Development Programme Board).

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Benefits

Information & Guidance

Automatically receive youth work news including funding information, job vacancies and youth voice opportunities as well as receive one-to-one support and guidance for your organisation.

Free Training

Access to free training courses (e.g. Awareness of Youth Gambling and Gaming, Youth Mental Health First Aid, Level 2 Youth Work Practice).

Networking Opportunities

KYA holds quarterly online network meetings for members.

Enjoy meeting other groups from across the district and sharing good practice and ideas.

Free DBS Checks

As well as offering bespoke safeguarding training to your organisation, we will organise DBS checks for your volunteers free of charge.

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How can you
help?

Partner

We are always looking for new partners to work with.

Donate

Financial donations and other resources for community youth projects welcome.

Volunteer

Gain valuable skills (or “help out”) at local youth sessions.

Quality
Community
Youth Provision

With regional partners, we are developing a quality assurance framework which aims to ensure that young people across Yorkshire and the Humber receive the highest quality youth services possible.

 

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News

We are delighted to launch our website and new membership process a year after we registered KYA as an independent CIO (charitable incorporated organisation).

We hope our members find lots of helpful information.

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Events

KYA Network Meeting

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Kirklees Children & Young People's Partnership

The next Kirklees Children & Young People's Partnership online event is 17/10/22 2-4:30pm.

Kirklees Youth Alliance AGM

KYA's first AGM will take place in Spring 2022

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Training

As an organisation we want to support the community youth sector to access relevant low (or no) cost training.

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Funding

We include information on potential funding streams in our monthly newsletter and signpost our members to other sources of information.

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Youth Opportunities

A key role for our members is to encourage young people’s participation and involvement. At KYA, we hear about lots of amazing opportunities for young people.

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Membership of KYA is for not-for-profit organisations only. If you are a private business you can become an associate member here, and you can be listed in the resource section (coming spring 2022) of our toolkit.

Organisation Name*

Does your organisation deliver youth services or positive activities* for children or young people aged 8-17 in Kirklees?

Are you a not-for-profit organisation?

Lead Contact Name*

Position*

Email Address*

Mobile Number*

Website address

Facebook address

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Where do you run sessions?

Type of Acvitity

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What product or service are you offering for the community youth sector?* (240 characters max)

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