June is here, the streets are warm and the sun seems to hit Glasgow more often than not. We can officially say that SUMMER IS HERE! An overview of all the projects and fun activities coming up on the next three months. Two residentials, our Summer Camp and a chance to gain employment!
Achieve More Scotland are holding an event – Zip Slide across the Clyde on Saturday 15th September. The height of the crane is roughly 130ft-170ft and the distance travelled is approximately 750ft-1400ft. So why not go soaring across the Clyde taking in the views while raising money for a very worthy cause?
It has been a very busy couple of weeks for our Fundraising and Marketing team: 50 walkers donned the bright green Achieve More T-shirt and a kilt to walk the Glasgow Kiltwalk on 29th April, the following week we held our annual #AimHigh Charity Ball, with over 160 supporters in attendance. These events are vital to raise much needed unrestricted funds to enable us to develop and deliver new and responsive services for our participants. Another key aspect of our
Up and down the country thousands of young people have been left feeling slightly betrayed and majorly underestimated. Many feel that the voting age should be lowered to 16 everywhere and not just in certain cities. I myself strongly believe that we as young people should be able to influence key decisions that affect us directly.It is very important for young people to feel like they can express their views and to feel like their voices are heard. Its very common
In recent years it has been made clear that many of the youth services offered to young people all over the UK have had to face major financial cuts leaving thousands of young people with nowhere to turn. An estimated £387m is believed to have been cut from youth services and it doesn't look like things are getting any better. Another study found that 603 youth clubs were shut down between the years of 2012 and 2016. This is not something
“Glasgow 2018, holiday hunger is a real and sadly growing issue in this city. It beggars belief, doesn’t it? That in one of the richest countries in the world, any child should go hungry during the holidays. Holidays are meant to be fun, a time to play and explore and spend time with your pals, but for so many of our children and their families, poverty turns those weeks into a series of cruel choices. Even families entitled to free school meals do not
Hey, my name's Sam. I'm twenty years old and I'm a young person who recently joined the amazing team at Achieve More Scotland. My goal for the next six weeks is to grab your attention and make you think about some of the major issues facing thousands of young people all over the UK. I strongly believe that we as young people deserve to have our voices heard, we deserve the same opportunities and we deserve just as much support and encouragement
If you are a young person seeking for an apprenticeship, we might have a job for you. Since January, our Employability Officer has been working hard to establish different job opportunities for our young people. #DreamBig is a programme to find your own path on the professional world, this may not be the kind of jobs you were looking for but If you want to be part of the project and let us help you to find your opportunity, do
As part of our employability programme at A&M Scotland we are running a residential from the 11th to the 13th of August for those currently engaged in our activities that are looking to enter the world of work. We will host a fun weekend at the Lockerbie Manor, a big house located in the south of Scotland to help you to find your own path on employment. During our time together at Lockerbie Manor all participants will undertake fun group activities