DREAMSCHEME

DREAMSCHEME

DREAMSCHEME

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WHERE YOUNG PEOPLE THRIVE

WHERE YOUNG PEOPLE THRIVE

WHERE YOUNG PEOPLE THRIVE

Every week, we're serving 11-18 year olds in the heart of local communities

Every week, we're serving 11-18 year olds in the heart of local communities

Every week, we're serving 11-18 year olds in the heart of local communities

  • I found my confidence at Dreamscheme. I would recommend it to everyone

  • Dreamscheme is very inspiring and helps with learning, life choices and responsibilities

  • Choosing to show up to Dreamscheme 10 years ago changed the course of my life

  • I don’t know where i’d be without Dreamscheme

  • I found my confidence at Dreamscheme. I would recommend it to everyone

  • Dreamscheme is very inspiring and helps with learning, life choices and responsibilities

  • Choosing to show up to Dreamscheme 10 years ago changed the course of my life

  • I don’t know where i’d be without Dreamscheme

  • I found my confidence at Dreamscheme. I would recommend it to everyone

  • Dreamscheme is very inspiring and helps with learning, life choices and responsibilities

  • Choosing to show up to Dreamscheme 10 years ago changed the course of my life

  • I don’t know where i’d be without Dreamscheme

YOUTH NEEDS & OUR RESPONSE

Our programmes respond to some of the most pressing youth needs today.

Our programmes respond to some of the most pressing youth needs today.

Our programmes respond to some of the most pressing youth needs today.

Anxiety & Depression

Northern Ireland has 25% higher rates of youth anxiety and depression compared to the rest of the UK

Family & Community

The UK has the highest rate of family breakdown in Western Europe, while 10% of young people saying that they often feel lonely

Pressure & Choices

Cannabis is the drug most commonly offered to and used by young people in N. Ireland. Girls also face intense pressure in relation to their body-image

Deprivation & Education

Research continues to show the impact of socio-economic deprivation on learning and work prospects

WHAT TO EXPECT AT DREAMSCHEME?

WHAT TO EXPECT AT DREAMSCHEME?

WHAT TO EXPECT AT DREAMSCHEME?

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LEARN WITH FRIENDS

Join a Dreamscheme evening group to learn together with friends. Our Connect Nights are a fun, informal space where you can chill, talk and explore the big issues of life

DO WORK PROJECTS

We believe that young people learn best by doing. Join one of our Work Projects to get motivated, build your skills and serve people in your community

GET RICH EXPERIENCES

Every journey has defining moments. At Dreamscheme you will get access to rich and formational experiences, including overseas trips, challenges and retreats

PLUS WEEKLY ENCOURAGEMENT FROM MENTORS

PLUS WEEKLY ENCOURAGEMENT FROM MENTORS

OUR CHRISTIAN ETHOS

OUR CHRISTIAN ETHOS

Originally launched as an outreach project of Newtownbreda Baptist Church in 2004, Dreamscheme has since developed into an independent charity, but continues to have a strong Christian ethos.


We are motivated by Christian compassion, believe in the worth of every person no matter their background and want to keep faith on the agenda.



Originally launched as an outreach project of Newtownbreda Baptist Church in 2004, Dreamscheme has since developed into an independent charity, but continues to have a strong Christian ethos.


We are motivated by Christian compassion, believe in the worth of every person no matter their background and want to keep faith on the agenda.



Originally launched as an outreach project of Newtownbreda Baptist Church in 2004, Dreamscheme has since developed into an independent charity, but continues to have a strong Christian ethos.


We are motivated by Christian compassion, believe in the worth of every person no matter their background and want to keep faith on the agenda.



WORK FOR US

WORK FOR US

We’re looking for people with compassion, commitment and integrity to join us.


We're on a mission to help young people, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds, become the men and women they were made to be.


If you think you are a great fit with our mission and culture, please submit an application for any of our open roles:


Area Lead Youth Worker (Belfast)
Full Time Role at £22,500-25,500 p.a.
Deadline: 14th February 2024

SUPPORTED BY

SUPPORTED BY

We're grateful for the generous support of the following funders:

Dreamscheme Northern Ireland is registered in Northern Ireland as a charity.
Charity No. NIC100033. Company No. NI618264.

Dreamscheme Northern Ireland is registered in Northern Ireland as a charity.


Charity No. NIC100033. Company No. NI618264.

Dreamscheme Northern Ireland is registered in Northern Ireland as a charity.
Charity No. NIC100033. Company No. NI618264.