Groundwork Northamptonshire JAM Team

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Groundwork Northamptonshire JAM Team

Type of service:
Groups, Clubs And Activities
Groundwork Northamptonshire, Unit 1, The Business Exchange, Rockingham Road, Kettering, NN16 8JX
Telephone number:
01536 526453
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Service description:
The Groundwork movement was established more than three decades ago as a one-off experiment to galvanise communities, businesses and government in a joint effort to improve the quality of life and promote sustainable development in places that had become run-down and neglected. It has since grown into a national network and international movement of independent Groundwork Trusts which is collectively one of the UK’s largest charities and social enterprises.

The Jam Team are a team of highly skilled youth workers who deliver a high quality youth provision to children and young people across Northamptonshire, which is underpinned by the 5 pillars of youth work; Empowerment, Education, Participation, Inclusion and Expression.

The Jam Team work with a diverse range of children and young people to offer a wide array of support and opportunities in their personal, social and educational development. Every aspect of our youth programme is young people led, with local young people being the key influencers in all decision making processes.

Our main projects take place in areas that are of high deprivation and low income, and can be separated into 3 key projects – Jam Indoors, Jam Detached, Jam Projects.

Age range:
12 years - 18 years
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Eligibility criteria:
  • Aged 12-18
  • Teenagers
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