Planting Seeds
Apprenticeship

Planting Seeds
Apprenticeship

What is Planting Seeds Apprenticeship?

Planting Seeds is a professional development programme that provides paid apprenticeships for local adolescents aged 16+.

Group picture at Freedom skatepark

Learning hard-skills

Planting Seeds provides hard, employable skills for young adults in fields such as:

  • Carpentry
  • Concrete shaping
  • Bricklaying
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Editing
  • Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship

PSA explained

Theory:



The Planting Seeds Apprenticeship Programme was developed in 2020 in order to complement CJF’s life-skills programming for children with professional development opportunities for beneficiaries nearing adulthood

Target group:



Aimed at local adolescents and young adults aged 16 and up in need of employable, hard skills for career development and direction

Benefits:



Provides experience, skills and formal certification in a trade or field for which the beneficiary is truly passionate about.

Reports

Jamaica

2020 | PSA - Construction
CJF builder teaching skatepark construction to a local

Stories

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Sep 18, 2020 · 4 min read

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A space and time: Local Planting Seeds Apprentice Kayla Wheeler on building Kingston's first skatepark


I was nervous, battling second thoughts of even going. What if I dislike the work? What if I can’t do what’s required? Life can be beautiful even if you don't feel completely comfortable, I tell myself ...

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Feb 13, 2020 · 3 min read

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Planting Seeds Apprenticeship


The Planting Seeds Apprenticeship Programme will provide hands-on training to disadvantaged young adults in job-specific, entrepreneurial and digital skills in the form of paid apprenticeships. Targeted skill areas include ...

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Join CJFamily now

Concrete Jungle Family is our global community of supporters, skateboarders, students and parents that share our mission to empower underprivileged children through skateboarding, youth programmes and community development.

With the support of the Family, we have over the past three years been able to...

  • Build 3 free-of-charge, public skateparks in at-risk communities in Peru, Angola and Jamaica
  • Directly impact 365 children through 223 classes as part of the Edu Skate programme
  • Provide 9 paid apprenticeships to youth in need as part of the Planting Seeds programme
  • Achieve a 36% female particpation rate across our programmes
  • Employ 16 local adolescents and young adults across our project locations

By donating 5€ or more a month you can join the Concrete Jungle Family, help us support the hundreds of youth we work with around the world, as well as help us build more skateparks for communities in need.

All Family Members also get -25% off everything in our online shop!

Thank you for helping us spread the positive seeds of skateboarding.

Refferal programme
Group picture of Peru skateboarders stretching

Join CJFamily now

Concrete Jungle Family is our global community of supporters, skateboarders, students and parents that share our mission to empower underprivileged children through skateboarding, youth programmes and community development.

With the support of the Family, we have over the past three years been able to...

  • Build 3 free-of-charge, public skateparks in at-risk communities in Peru, Angola and Jamaica
  • Directly impact 365 children through 223 classes as part of the Edu Skate programme
  • Provide 9 paid apprenticeships to youth in need as part of the Planting Seeds programme
  • Achieve a 36% female particpation rate across our programmes
  • Employ 16 local adolescents and young adults across our project locations

By donating 5€ or more a month you can join the Concrete Jungle Family, help us support the hundreds of youth we work with around the world, as well as help us build more skateparks for communities in need.

All Family Members also get -25% off everything in our online shop!

Thank you for helping us spread the positive seeds of skateboarding.

Refferal programme
Group picture of Angolan skateboarders