Our Impact

We measure our impact through the experiences and feedback of our participants on programmes. We are dedicated to making a positive difference, closely listening to our young people and communities to be the best we can be.  We are proud of the impact our programmes have and the longstanding relationships with our young people

Profile of a typical Springboard participant

We work with hundreds of young people across several programmes. Below are some profile characteristics of our participants in the year 2019-2020.

Participant Challenges - graphic

21% – Under 15 years
67% – 16-23 years
3% – 24-30 years
9% – 31+ years

Gender diversity

42% – Female
57.5% – Male
0.5% – Non-binary

Community background

53% – CNR
38% – PUL
8% – Other
1% – None

Participant engagement

39% – School
22% – Friends/Family/Word of mouth
18% – VCO/Statutory/Public Sector
13% – Springboard
9% – Facebook

"Now that I’ve done this job I honestly couldn’t see myself doing anything else!"

Jobworks+ programme participant

Impact dashboard

Feedback is invaluable for us to improve what we do, to create programmes that resonate and help us to further our objectives. Below are aspects of feedback gathered from our programme participants to help us do just that.

Personal development

(Journeys, JobWorks+ & Catalyst)
87% were happy with their self-confidence.

Good relations

92% found it easy to respect young people from a different background.

Good relations

92% found it easy to respect young people from a different background.


72% felt they understood the world of work


88% felt ready to move into employment, further education or training.


(Journeys & Catalyst)
93% were happy to work as part of a team and problem solve with friends, family or others in community.


96% reflected their participation had a major positive impact on their life.


100% of participants said they would absolutely recommend Springboard to other people.

"I think the program helped me to grow as a person by experiencing things I wouldn't usually and getting to meet new people!"

Journeys programme participant
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Our Approach

We commit all our efforts to delivering programmes that deliver positive change.

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Our Projects

Our programmes evolve from the needs of the people and communities with whom we work.

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Our Impact

The experiences of our participants determine how we shape and change what we do. Their success is our impact.

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