Broker Details

Name: Ravine
Address: Sloefield Business Park, Carrickfergus, Antrim, BT38 8GX
Primary Contact David Walsh
Email: david@advantage-ni.com
Mobile: 07794 188803
Website: www.advantageni.com/project-showcase-1#!
Contract Type(s): Construction Build, Construction Civil Engineering, ICT, Services, Specific Clauses
Location(s): Antrim, Armagh, Derry~Londonderry, Down, East Belfast, Fermanagh, Greater Belfast, North Belfast, South Belfast, Tyrone, West Belfast
Role(s): Apprentice, Student, Trainee: Other, Trainee: Professional
Clause(s): People with a disability, Support for the Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise sector

Location

Ravine

Sloefield Business Park, Carrickfergus, Antrim, BT38 8GX

Ravine offers completely FREE work experience and training in a unique nature-based Social Enterprise, for young people, aged 18 -24 years old, facing mental health challenges.

Ravine is a natural, therapeutic space where young people train with industry specialists to promote and conserve the unique characteristics of our different wildlife species and natural habitats. Ravine helps visitors explore, understand and love nature by leading them through exciting, educational, interactive activities designed to inspire, and in so doing, create more environmental stewards of the future.

Ravine enhances the local area by creating facilities that promote health & wellbeing, these include:
1. An organic market garden
2. A new wildflower meadow which will contribute significantly to the biodiversity of the area
3. An Apiary and Orchard
4. A guided riverside & woodland trail where participants and visitors alike can enjoy and discover more about the rich flora and fauna
5. The re-instatement and conservation of habitat unique to the site
6. A series of interactive ‘Conservation Stations’ exploring topics like, the food we eat; the energy we use; the waste we create; the environment we share
7. A Ravine ‘Eco Pod’ with exhibition space and small café
8. Creation of Ravine Botanicals range and Ravine Woodworks products