Springboard Opportunities Ltd, Belfast

updated on 01 November 2018

Description

Established in 1992 Springboard has been committed to building capacity, building mutual understanding and building peace. Although best known for the delivery.


Company description
Established in 1992 Springboard has been committed to building capacity, building mutual understanding and building peace. Although best known for the delivery of Wider Horizons programmes for young adults, we also continue to provide and develop a diverse range of unique and innovative opportunities to meet evolving needs and dynamics. These have included previous projects such as the Tell It Like It Is project that involved the communities of Shankill, West Belfast and Manorhamilton in Leitrim in building mutual understanding through development of a joint interactive cultural exhibition. Or the Urban Service project that provided capacity building opportunities for young adults to contribute directly to the development of disadvantaged communities through a 6-month internship. Today Springboard continues its’ commitment to contributing positively to people and community development, within a local and global context.
Through the Wider Horizons initiative, young adults from disadvantaged communities in Ireland, north and south, continue came together to engage in highly interactive development programmes. With programme time spent on locations at home and overseas in countries such as Canada, America, Europe and South Africa, participants were not only challenged but also supported throughout their journey self discovery. Many left us to embark on the next successful stage in their journey, as a world citizen with greater confidence, skills, an appreciation of diversity. As the cultural diversity of our society continues to grow, Springboard joined with six organisations from across Europe to develop Pathways to Work.
The initiative provides a free web based interactive multilingual resource to assist immigrants / migrants to access employment or upgrade to a better job. Continuing with our Europe wide projects, the Pathways for Graduates (PfG) project, a European Union Leonardo da Vinci funded initiative, aims to increase the integration of young graduates into t
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