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Prescot Soccer Centre Success

This summer saw a wonderful joint-programme between groups in Knowsley. Led by MYA’s Integrated Youth Service Knowsley team, staff delivered 40 days of free football and youth work throughout the holidays! Read more here:

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Duke of Edinburgh Award

MYA is a Direct Learning Centre for the Duke of Edinburgh award, this means we are an open centre for DofE provision across Liverpool and Knowsley. This is our first year of operation, so it was great to get a team of Bronze participants out on their expedition element last weekend. An all female team of 7 young people took…

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Invitation to quote for delivery Personal and Social Development Activities for LCR Talent Match Plus

MYA’s Talent Match Plus project is looking for organisations that can deliver innovative and creative Personal and Social Development activities for 1st September to 30th November 2023. We are looking for three specific areas of delivery for the Talent Match Programme. Any organisation if applying for more than one lot must complete a form for each Lot quoting which Lot…

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40 years service at Merseyside Youth Association!

Today sees valued employee June Riel celebrate 40 years of service at MYA, a remarkable achievement and testament to June’s dedication, loyalty and commitment to MYA and the young people of Merseyside! Currently working in the HR Office, June first accessed MYA as a young person herself, before working her way up the ranks! “I’ve had a fab 40 years…

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SPACE Production of “BULLY” Leaves Audiences Moved and Inspired

Our SPACE project recently presented a captivating three-night production of the thought-provoking play, “BULLY” by Brian McCann. The remarkable performance, brought to life by a group of young and immensely talented individuals, left the audience in awe, shedding tears and giving standing ovations. Written and directed by renowned playwright Brian McCann, the play’s powerful message resonated deeply with all who…

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Are you MYA material?

Merseyside Youth Association is seeking to recruit an honorary treasurer for the Charity’s Board of Trustees. Salary: Voluntary basis Hours: Flexible – see brief for more information Established in 1890, MYA provides a range of innovative, practical and positive support for young people. We are seeking a Treasurer with extensive financial experience, who can support our Trustees and Senior Leadership…

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Invitation to quote for delivery of a programme of Outdoor Learning/Forest Bushcraft skills

MYA’s Talent Match Plus programme is looking for an organisation that can deliver a programme of Outdoor Learning/Forest Bushcraft skills over periods of either 3 or 6 weeks. (One session per week for 6 weeks or 2 sessions per week over 3 weeks to be delivered on a designated time and day per week). The programme should be designed to…

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BULLY: Upcoming Production at MYA SPACE!

About Bully: Bully has been seen by thousands upon thousands of young people over the years, touring the country in schools and playing in theatres. It has a strong message about the consequences of bullying and what each one of us can do to stop it. As an interactive version both CHILDLINE and the NSPCC have previously commissioned the play…

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Talent Match Conference

The Talent Match Conference took place on Thursday 22nd June at St George’s Hall, Liverpool. The event showcased the remarkable achievements, inspiring stories, and life-changing interventions within the Talent Match Programme. The conference, attended by over 150 people, featured a rich lineup of speakers and captivating performances that highlighted the impactful work of the programme. Throughout the day, four compelling…

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MYA Knowsley – Youth Sector Three Peaks Fundraiser

On Friday 5th May, a team of dedicated youth work professionals completed the Yorkshire 3 peaks; a 24.3 mile walk over tough and steep terrain! The goal is to raise as much money as possible for the ‘Young Person’s Foodbank’ which is located at MYA’s Our Place on Longview Drive in Huyton. What started off as an MYA venture quickly…

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