Ministries of Human Development and Defence launch Belize Youth Challenge Recruitment Drive

7 September 2017, Belmopan
The Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation, and Poverty Alleviation and the Ministry of Defence have joined forces to launch a youth intervention project entitled the Belize Youth Challenge Programme (BYC). fundas samsung galaxy s7 edge custodia cover iphone custodia iphone fundas iphone x xs fundas samsung galaxy s9 fundas samsung galaxy s20 plus The mission of the programme is “to intervene in and reclaim the lives of at-risk youth to produce programme graduates with the values, skills, education and self-discipline necessary to succeed as adults.” The new 2-year pilot programme is an upgrade and strengthening of the National Youth Cadet Service Corps and is modelled after the Youth Challenge Programme run by the Louisiana National Guard in the USA.

The programme targets Belizean males 15-17 years old who are out of school, unemployed/underemployed, and who are at-risk of or may have already come in contact with the law. fundas huawei mate 20 fundas samsung galaxy j3 fundas huawei mate 20 fundas samsung galaxy s7 edge fundas samsung galaxy s4 It will utilize military principles to teach the youths discipline, personal administration and teamwork, while developing their vocational and academic skills via life skills, literacy and PSE classes or attending the online high school. fundas samsung galaxy s20 ultra fundas samsung galaxy s20 plus fundas huawei y6 2019 fundas samsung galaxy s7 edge bracelet perle It encourages young men to be responsible, patriotic, and productive citizens of Belize. fundas huawei y5 2019 fundas samsung galaxy s20 ultra fundas huawei p10 lite custodia cover iphone fundas samsung galaxy s10 coque iphone 8 fundas samsung galaxy j5 fundas samsung galaxy s5 BYC is a voluntary program with a 10-month residential phase whereby youths live on-campus at the facility at Mile 21 George Price Highway.

The Belize Youth Challenge is encouraging parents who believe the programme would be beneficial to their teen to apply for the first intake. fundas samsung galaxy s10 plus fundas samsung galaxy s10e fundas samsung galaxy s6 edge plus fundas iphone 11 pro fundas huawei p8 fundas samsung galaxy note8 Application forms can be picked up from Ministry of Human Development offices countrywide as well as Belize Defence Force Camps, the Department of Youth Services and Community Policing Units. fundas iphone x xs fundas iphone 6 6s plus fundas iphone x xs fundas iphone 7 8 plus fundas iphone 6 6s plus fundas huawei y5 2019 Forms are also available online at www.humandevelopment.gov.bz/challenge and www.bdf/mil.bz Deadline for applications is September 22nd.

In preparation for the program start on October 16th, the Belize Defence Force staff who will form the Belize Youth Challenge Cadre, participated in a 3-day training on Core Correctional Practices which was facilitated by the training Team of the Community Rehabilitation Department. fundas samsung galaxy s7 fundas samsung galaxy a40 fundas samsung galaxy a5 fundas samsung galaxy s5 fundas samsung galaxy s5 fundas iphone 11 The training provided the soldiers with the interactional skills necessary to work with high risk youths who may have behavourial issues. fundas samsung galaxy s9 plus fundas iphone 7 8 plus fundas samsung galaxy s20 ultra fundas iphone 5 5s se fundas samsung galaxy a40 fundas huawei p20 It also provided them with information on the developmental process of teens and trauma. fundas samsung galaxy s7 edge bracelet homme fundas samsung galaxy j5 fundas huawei mate 10 lite fundas samsung galaxy s10 Additionally, a team of staff from both ministries will be visiting the Youth Challenge Program in Louisiana, USA, for a study tour to see hands-on how their program is implemented and learn their best practices.

The Belize Youth Challenge Programme will be co-managed by the Community Rehabilitation Department and the Belize Defence Force.

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