Press Notice Thursday, 26th September 2019
Youth Work Ireland will mark the expansion of the Work to Learn Programme with Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration David Stanton on Tuesday 2nd of October at 13.00 in their premises at 20 Dominick Street Lower, Dublin 1.
The Work to Learn Programme is a Garda Youth Diversion Project-based work experience initiative for young people, which provides them with the opportunity to gain important workplace skills and develop as individuals.
Speaking in advance of the event, the Director of the Work to Learn Programme Matthew Seebach, commented: “150 young people have participated in the Work to Learn Programme since it began in 2016. The Programme has been effective at changing young lives in communities which are overcoming challenging social issues. I am delighted the Programme will now help even more young people to find employment.”
The event will include a photo opportunity with Minister Stanton and a roundtable discussion for businesses, young people, experts, and community workers to share learning and create solutions for building inclusive pathways to employment for young people.
Journalists and photographers are invited to attend.