Thursday, 26 May 2016

Under 25 and want to work in Food or Farming?

Ballyhoura Development have received some funding to work with young people under 25 with an interest in working in the area of food and/or farming. 

If you are interested please contact 
Carrie O Donoghue. or Tel: 063 91747

Subjects include Driver Theory, Haccp, Manual Handling, Health and Safety and a lot of one to one mentoring 

Criteria-  aged between 15 & 25years of age not in education, training or employment

The project will consist of:
a)      Continuous individual mentoring and coaching support.
b)      Group development programme, including our 5 day Employment Options programme.
c)      Core skills training including 3 * 4 day modules in the first two months of participation of 1) Personal development and confidence building 2) manual handling and 3) health and safety training.
d)      Introductory 10 day Food and/or Farm Knowledge and Skills Programme.
e)      Team Building Day Trips & Activities
f)       Supported 26 week work placements in a food or farm setting.
g)      Support into full or part time employment and in work support to ensure job retention and career development.
h)      & More !!! – Give me a call to discuss this !

Our aim is to engage with 40 young people not in education, training or employment and of these support 20 people to participate in the training and work placements.

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