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

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    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.

     

    This article was written by Layla

    For any press enquiries please contact layla.kuyper@donegalyouthservice.ie

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