A new peer-led volunteer project for 16-24 year olds launches in Torfaen this week. Mind Matters, delivered by national charity, Volunteering Matters, will offer workshops on mental health and well-being issues, giving young people access to information and advice on how to seek support.
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University taster experience for care-leavers through free residential summer school at Cardiff University
The Confident Futures School is being hosted by Cardiff University from the 11th to the 12th July 2017.
Welsh Water have opened a variety of opportunities as apprenticeships and for graduates.
The Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language has committed to reviewing Extending Entitlement, the statutory direction and guidance for Youth Support Services.
With Young Wales and Children in Wales support, the Welsh Government wants to make sure that the voice of young people is at the centre of refreshing Extending Entitlement.
To capture the salient views of young people six workshops have been proposed on the following dates:
- 03 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: South Wales, Cardiff
- 05 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: South-East Wales, Newport
- 06 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: West Wales, Pembrokeshire
- 11 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: North East Wales, Wrexham
- 12 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: North West Wales, Bangor
- 13 July 2017 17.00pm-19.30pm: Mid-Wales, Newtown
Young Wales is running a stall at the Urdd Eisteddfod, which will be held in Bridgend this year.
Radio 1 and 1Xtra Newsbeat are hosting a live discussion in Manchester on the 06 Jun 2017. They are looking for anyone aged 18 to 25 to explain how they feel about the general election on 08 June 2017.
On the 08 June 2017, the UK will hold its general election, selecting our representatives in Parliament for the next five years. To be able to participate, you need to be registered to vote.
In a consultation launched by Elin Jones AM, Llywyd of the National Assembly for Wales, young people are being asked to provide their views on a name for the youth parliament, its aim, membership, role and values.