Here is 2 of our boys preparing themselves for work experience that has been arranged for them in a recycling plant. Rowen Anderson and Kyle SedgeworthThey were trying on the PPE for size prior to starting at Henry Waste Management in Coatbridge.
We wish them every success in their new venture.We were teasing them about not using it for their Halloween costumes as Bob The Builder 😊😊
Nico Potter started on our Accelerate Programme on the 26/06/2022. At first Nico’s attendance was very low but then he started to enjoy the Centre and the Project more and made loads of friends. Nico smashed all his Barriers and Personal Goals
and completed a Qualification while only being here for a short period of time.
Trainer, Joan said the first time she met him that he was a “wee charmer”. Nico also had amazing problem-solving skills and always tried to motivate others and
help his team mates out. He was with us for a short time before going to College but said we helped him “grow in confidence” and “calm down a bit”.
We are wishing Nico the best for his College experience and all the best for
what the future holds for him. He has a lovely attitude and personality so we are sure he will do well.
August 2022 News
At Right Track we offer a hot breakfast and lunch to all Project participants. Young people are supported to work with staff – mainly Amyjane and Kaitlin, to help make the breakfasts
and lunches. Eating is pretty popular, cleaning up is less so!!
This year we have introduced the use of air-fryers and George Forman grills and soup-makers alongside our ever-popular toastie and panini-makers!
are varied including burgers, wraps, toasties and paninis, pasta, chicken wings, pizza etc and chips of course! Although these are much healthier made in the air-fryer!!
Preparing our own breakfasts and lunches has proven to be much cheaper
and ensures that our young people not only have hot food during the day, they are also eating healthier options. Many of our young people struggle with eating in public for a variety of reasons and many have very restricted experiences of eating well. The
provision of breakfasts and lunches is of huge value to our young people and a large part of what we do is introducing young people to new eating options. This is a hectic but hugely beneficial part of our days!
Other Jobs & College places secured
Jack Stone has left the programme to take up employment with Scotcast Building Merchants. Jack was very keen for employment and is very excited for his new adventure. We wish him the absolute best and hope he enjoys this opportunity!
Leah Sweeney who was on our CRF Lift Off program but has now moved over to our Launchpad Pre NEET Programme and has now been accepted into College to do Makeup Artistry. During her time at Right Track Leah made new friends and came out
of her shell. We wish her the best for the future!!
Nico Potter left us after a short period of time to go to College. Nico came to Right Track with little confidence and low experience but after time, he made new friends and
made a good impression on the staff. We wish him the best luck for the future!!!!
This project is part funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for 2021/22. This aims to support people and communities in need across the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare the UK for the Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local business, and supporting people in employment. For more information, visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-community-renewal-fund-prospectus