New year and new opportunities for those on ‘Work It Out’ programme

Declan McAteer Posted by
Friday, January 20th, 2012

Would you like to find new ways to develop your Career and support your local Community? This week sees the launch of a new ‘Work It Out!’ programme for those in the Newry and Warrenpoint area.

Des McCabe, Chief Executive of Diversiton who are hosting the initiative said, “The ‘Work it Out!’ Good Relations Programme provides individuals with new ways to build their career and support their communities. Participants will learn how to develop new pieces of work (workpieces), how to work with others to generate income (locally and on the internet) and how to create new community initiatives. This is a great opportunity for individuals to get 2012 off to a flying start.”

The innovative programme (based on the highly acclaimed book ‘Work It Out!’) is supported by the Engaging In Good Relations Team at Banbridge District Council which is part of the Southern Cluster PEACE III programme. The Southern Cluster Partnership is led by Newry & Mourne Council and includes Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon council areas as well as the border areas of Louth and Monaghan.) This programme is funded by the European Union’s PEACE III Programme and is managed by the Special EU Programme Body.

The Programme will take place over 5 days throughout February and there are 12 places available for those aged 18 – 65. If you’d like to apply for the Programme please send/email your CV/career details to Diversiton, 8 Osborne Promenade, Warrenpoint Co. Down BT34 3NQ (EMAIL The closing date for applications is Friday 27th January. There is also a one page application form available online at

McCabe added, “Diversiton is a non profit making body dedicated to diversity and inclusion. We are delighted and grateful for the support and financial assistance we have received.”

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