Youthscape – Now Recruiting 14-24 year olds in Letterkenny/Ballybofey!


Join our Exciting new YOUTHSCAPE Programme to “Gain New Skills and Make New Friends”

What is the Youthscape Programme?

Youthscape is a cross community and cross border programme which is young people centred. The programme will focus on 3 key areas; Personal Development, Good Relations and Citizenship.

 

Youthscape stands for:

Youth Opportunities Unique Training Helping

Support Confidence   Aspirations   Peace 4    EVERYONE

Criteria:

  • 14-24 years
  • Not in full-time education, employment or training
  • Ready to try something new

Benefits:

  • Gain OCN Level 1 Qualifications (Personal Development, Good Relations and Citizenship)
  • Support with travel and childcare costs
  • Refreshments provided each day
  • Educational and Fun Day trips – North & South
  • Fun activities and projects in the local community

 

Dates:

Programme delivery will run between February – May 2018 in Donegal Youth Service-Letterkenny/Ballybofey. Delivery will take place 3 days per week from 10am – 3pm.

*Please Note: There will be Initial Engagement before delivery commences and ongoing support after delivery ends.

 

The Programme will consist of:

Stage 1:

  • Create a Personal Development Plan with 1 to 1 guidance and support

Stage 2:

  • Gain OCN Level 1 Qualifications in:
  • Personal Development – Exploring mental and physical health and well-being
  • Good Relations – Respect for Diversity
  • Active Citizenship Project – Team work skills in practice
  • Good Relations trips – North & South

Stage 3:

  • Support with implementing your Personal Development Plan
  • Moving on and moving up
  • Help to progress into further education, employment, volunteering, training or other pathways

 

For more information contact the following Youthscape staff:

Letterkenny:                                  Ciara/Jackie              Tel: 085 2578223

Ballybofey:                                     Caroline/Breege      Tel: 085 2578222

 

Youthscape supports 14-24 year olds from all backgrounds

This project is supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).

Match-funding for the project has been provided by the Northern Ireland Executive and the Department for Children and Youth Affairs in Ireland.

 

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