YOS

AcronymDefinition
YOSYosemite (Amtrak station code; Yosemite, CA)
YOSYears Of Service
YOSOil Storage Barge (Non Self-Propelled)
YOSYour Operating System
YOSYour Obedient Servant (closing salutation chiefly 18th century British)
YOSYahoo Online Status (Yahoo Messenger)
YOSDistrict Barge, Oil Storage (US Navy)
YOSYttrium Ortho-Silicate
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All young offenders aged 10 to 17 who are on court orders with the YOS have to take part in activities which contribute to the community.
Helen Pointon, a reparation officer at YOS, said: "Giving up a Saturday morning to pick up litter wouldn't be most 15-year-olds' idea of a good time.
Now YOS is calling for people aged 18 or over to join the referral panels, which were set up three years ago to involve ordinary people in the justice system.
Crime victims were also asked their views on the service they receive from YOS as they are kept informed of the offender's progress, and the report says there were high levels of satisfaction.
At the end of the course, which is being run by YOS staff and Paul Guyver from the fire service, a passing out parade will be held and the youngsters will receive certificates.
The work has now been unveiled at the YOS headquarters in Greyfriars Lane, Coventry city centre.
The scheme is being run by YOS and relationship counselling charity Relate, using cash from the Coventry Community Safety Partnership, an umbrella organisation bringing together different organisations to combat crime.
Seven inspectors will spend a total of seven days at the YOS headquarters in Christchurch House, Greyfriars Lane, city centre.
In one case highlighted by inspectors, a young person received a caution for GBH despite having a history of committing violent offences, while in another YOS staff failed to assess the risk that a thief's family would encourage further crime despite the boy's father being his co-defendant.
Mr Russell said: "A high number of young people known to the YOS are not in education or training, and children are offending at times when they should be in school.
Chief Inspector of Probation Justin Russell said: "Our inspection found education provision is poor for children known to the YOS, and it has not had the strategic attention that it merits.
Mr Russell added: "A high number of young people known to the YOS are not in education or training, and children are offending at times when they should be in school.