Youthbuild UK

Celebrating Young Peoples’ Success


Pictured above, past winners of the Young Builder of the Year Awards – Brett Barlow 2014, Ryan Cook 2015 and Chidi Nnebe 2016

Our mission is to: –

“Promote engagement with young people to combat social exclusion, through the development of construction based support services, and celebrate young people’s success”.

Our objectives are to:-

Engage with organisations and employers to encourage them to offer work opportunities to young people to combat social exclusion;

Support and advise organisations and employers to set up projects, skills training and employment schemes to combat social exclusion;

Disseminate and share best practice throughout the UK.  Promoting policies, at national, regional and local levels, that will assist in the growth of “youthbuilding” projects;

Constantly to seek new initiatives to empower socially excluded young people to develop their employability skills and to become involved citizens;

Hold an annual awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements of socially excluded young people.

2016 Finalists

The 2016 Finalists, pictured on the House of Commons Terrace

Please go to the Young Builder of the Year Awards  pages to find out more.

Forthcoming events include: –

Building Pathways on Wednesday 17th May 2017 in Cambridge

The 2017 Young Builder of the Year Awards will be held at the House of Commons on Wednesday 18th October 2017