The Prince’s Trust programmes have been delivered by the Jersey Youth Service since 2006 to enable provision for young people in Jersey. This operation is overseen and guided by our Jersey Steering Group, which includes all key stakeholders.
We continually monitor young people’s situations locally, along with the labour market and the availability of other provision in order to provide the most appropriate support. The Steering Group enables us to do this effectively, and it also enables us to proactively update our delivery in response to these factors.
We have a flexible funding arrangement in Jersey with The Amazon Trust, a local charitable trust, currently managed by the Sanne Group, which has provided the bulk of our funding for many years. This investment is now winding down and we are seeking further charitable donations to allow the continuation of the much needed delivery here in Jersey.
Our range of programmes includes the following -
The Achieve personal development course provides a unique offering for 14 to 19-year-olds; a practical approach to learning which supports young people to fulfil their potential.
It provides an opportunity for young people to try out new activities, boost their confidence and gain a recognised Prince's Trust qualification.
The Achieve programme is delivered as clubs in partnership with local schools and as part of the programme; young people will explore the following and much more:
For those out of out of work, education or training, we’ll give the chance to take part in a week of activities with help from inspirational experts. Working with various partners including working towards a group challenge while developing skills and confidence.
We wrap up the course by celebrating everything young people have achieved with a special event, whilst also supporting them towards their next steps.
Our 12-week personal development programme offer young people the chance to gain new skills, take a qualification and meet new people.
On joining us they are challenged to:
As part of the course, they will also spend some time developing key skills including, communication, teamwork and interview skills to ensure they are ready for the next step into getting back into education, employment or training
Our Get into programme is designed for young people age 16 up to 30 and can gives them experience and training they need to move into a job
We can give young people the chance to gain work experience and receive training in a specific sector through our Get into programme. We'll also focus on employability skills to help them move into a job after the course.
These awards remove the financial barriers preventing young people from taking the next step into work, education or training.
The Development Awards can help to cover costs such as: course fees, transport or equipment to help achieve a young person plan to get into education, training or employment. They can be up to £500.
Development Awards can be used to help fund: