Northern Ireland

The backdrop to this program is Northern Ireland’s stunning and fascinating beauty.

Experience the richness of both rural and urban settings, visit both Catholic and Protestant neighborhoods and discover Belfast, a city like no city in the world. Participants will gain a first-hand look at the history of the Troubles, meeting with ex-combatants, politicians and youth workers with both experiences in the conflict and peace process.

OPPORTUNITIES

Programs focus on peace and reconciliation.

SHORT-TERM & CUSTOMIZED

NORTHERN IRELAND TEAM

KEY THEMES

The main themes associated with our programs in Northern Ireland:

• Youth work
• Peace and reconciliation
• Mentoring in schools
• Cross-community mural projects
• Leadership development

HEALTH & SAFETY

As you or your loved one prepares to serve with Amizade in Northern Ireland, you can rest comfortably with the knowledge that Amizade has an exceptionally strong safety record and ability to respond to any emerging challenges.

Amizade’s Safety Record and Emergency Considerations
Armada Global and Amizade’s Northern Ireland Security Brief
Center for Disease Control: Northern Ireland
US State Department Bureau of Consular Affairs: Northern Ireland

RESOURCES

The Basics

Review the Amizade Northern Ireland Site Handbook.

Readings

Sarah Banks’ Ethical Issues in Youth Work (2003), Chapter 5; The Youth Worker as Guide, Philosopher and Friend, Routledge, London
Jarlath Benson Working Creatively With Groups (1997), Chapter 8; The Foundations of Creative Group Work, Routledge, London
Kerry Young, The Art of Youth Work, (1999), Part 3; The Art of Youth Work, Skills and Values, Russell House Group, Dorset
Keith People, Analysing Community Work (1997), Chapter 6 Community Youth Work in Practice, Open University, Philadelphia
Gary Furlong, The Conflict Resolution Toolbox (2005), Chapter Two; Overview of the Models, Ontario
Oliver Rosbotham et al, Contemporary Conflict Resolution (2011), Chapter 3 The Statistics of Deadly Quarrels and the Measurement of Peace, Cambridge, MA
Jennifer Moon, A Handbook of Reflective And Experiential Learning (2004), Chapter 9, Experiential Learning and Reflective Learning; Drawing it Together, Routledge, London
Tony Novosel, Northern Ireland’s Lost Opportunity; The Frustrated Promise of Political Loyalism
Brian Campbell (1999) The H-Block Struggle, Nor Meekly Serve They Time

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Get in touch with our site liaison to inquire about more opportunities in Northern Ireland.

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