My name is Peter and currently manage the Exodus 500 programme, the programme is currently in is final year of 3. I have been working with young people for the last 9 years and absolutely love my job.
We engage with young people aged 16 to 24 years old whom are not in Education Employment or Training in Belfast and the Northwest.
We currently have groups in Flax Foyer located in Ardoyne, Woodlands Young Offenders Centre in Bangor, and Belfast Foyer off the Malone Road. In the North West we currently have a group in the Strand Foyer in Derry/Londonderry.
Over the past two years, we have supported young people into employment, and work placements, groups have attended work visits and gained industry relevant qualifications such as the CSR (Construction Skills Register) First Aid and Physical Instructors to name but a few.
We also deliver numerous OCN qualifications, assist in gaining young people to get their Essential Skills and provide fun and team building trips out .
I have 4 members of staff on the program, Sean Alex, Thomas and Tori, Check this page next week to see how they’ve been getting up to.