Celebrating Young Peoples’ Success
Pictured above, past winners of the Young Builder of the Year Awards – Brett Barlow 2014, Ryan Cook 2015 and Chidi Nnebe 2016
Our mission is to: –
“Promote engagement with young people to combat social exclusion, through the development of construction based support services, and celebrate young people’s success”.
Our objectives are to:-
Engage with organisations and employers to encourage them to offer work opportunities to young people to combat social exclusion;
Support and advise organisations and employers to set up projects, skills training and employment schemes to combat social exclusion;
Disseminate and share best practice throughout the UK. Promoting policies, at national, regional and local levels, that will assist in the growth of “youthbuilding” projects;
Constantly to seek new initiatives to empower socially excluded young people to develop their employability skills and to become involved citizens;
Hold an annual awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements of socially excluded young people.
The 2016 Finalists, pictured on the House of Commons Terrace
Please go to the Young Builder of the Year Awards pages to find out more.
Applications for the 2017 Young Builder of the Year Awards are now open. The closing date is Friday 28th July. Judging will take place in August and the 20 Finalists will be invited to the Awards Ceremony at the House of Commons on Wednesday 18th October 2017