Greater Manchester

Supporting Young People to Reach Their Potential

Shannah

Shannah

Before the TEAM programme Shannah was struggling to find a job and was scared of social situations. Week on week her confidence grew and she is now volunteering and seeking a career in health and social care.

Faiza

Faiza

Faiza was struggling to find a job, despite her university degree in engineering. The Prince's Trust Team programme provided her with the skills which enabled me to secure a job

Danny

Danny

Before the Prince's Trust Team programme Danny had no motivation to move onto college or any further education and struggled with anxiety and traveling alone.

Brad

Brad

Brad was struggling with his academic work and English language; a major barrier to employment. Over the course of the 12 week Team programme he succeeded in improving his academic work.

Jack

Jack

Jack's involvement in the Prince's Trust programme opened the door to employment and a place on Groundwork's Youth Advisory Board.

Lewis

Lewis

14-year-old Lewis confessed he had always had issues with anxiety and depression, but over time he began to see how resilient he was, and this helped significantly in increasing his self-confidence.

Creating Skills and Jobs for a Greener Economy

Chris

Chris

Before being involved with Groundwork Chris was getting involved with the wrong people, had lost contact with his children, was battling an addiction with drugs and struggling to cope with his emotions.

CJ

CJ

Before becoming involved with Groundwork, CJ had been studying L3 Horticulture at college.

India

India

Being in the peak of the pandemic and with no work experience behind her India, like many other young people, found it extremely difficult to start her career.

Aqib

Aqib

Aqib moved to the UK 3 years ago and had been struggling to find employment due to his lack of self-confidence, he is now thriving as an Urban Ranger at Groundwork.

Callum

Callum

23-year-old Callum from Whitefield was struggling to secure a permanent job. However, through perseverance and undertaking mock interviews, he built up his confidence and succeeded in landing his new role as an Urban Ranger.

Hamzah

Hamzah

Before joining Groundwork as a trainee Green Doctor, Hamzah wasn’t sure what career he wanted and was just doing odd jobs here and there.

Hanzalah

Hanzalah

22-year-old Hanzalah took part in the Low Carbon Careers programme, a valuable stepping stone to help him work out what he wanted to do in his career.

Jess

Jess

Jess first found support from Groundwork through the Prince’s Trust Programme in Oldham, a personal development course, designed to boost young people’s confidence and open the door to work or further training.

Jack

Jack

Jack first heard of Groundwork when he joined the Prince’s Trust Team programme, upon completion of the programme and keen to start his career, he signed up to a Groundwork Kickstart Pre-recruitment course in Land and Construction in April 2021.

Facilitating the Power of Communities

Julie

Julie

Julie spent 4 years of her life indoors suffering with depression but gardening at The Hub turned this around for her.

Craig

Craig

Farmer Craig Mercer first got involved with Groundwork through the Farms for Water project. He was sceptical about the project but went onto install various improvements which helped water quality.

Pete

Pete

Pete always had an eye on Groundwork’s initiatives, so when he saw that the organisation was doing an environmental project in Swinton, he knew the school had to get involved.