About Us

Who we are

The Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre (BURC) was set up in September 1984 and the premises were open in 1985.

The Northern Ireland Trade Union Education & Social Centre (NITU) is a charitable organisation operating as Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre (BURC) whose aims and objectives are to provide support, education/training and facilities to the unemployed and other groups suffering from social and economic disadvantage.

Vision

NITU/BURC aims to be recognised as an innovative provider in effecting change towards a fair and inclusive society.

Purpose

To promote equality, through supporting the participation and inclusion of all individuals, groups and communities.

Values

The core values of the organisation are to deliver sustainable activities and services, through a flexible creative approach based on partnership, networking, accountability and leadership.

Parnerships & Network Origins

Coming soon.

 

BURC Team

Meet the BURC Staff

Aiveen KavanaghFamily Support & Routes to Resilience (R2R)

aiveen.kavanagh@burc.org

Aisling CartmillRoutes to Resilience Co-ordinator

aisling.cartmill@burc.org

Adele MooreFinance Manager

adele.moore@burc.org

Joanne FarrellWelfare Advice

joanne.farrell@burc.org

Eileen MillarAdministrator

eileen.millar@burc.org

Claudia BelloniCo-ordinator Orientation Programme

claudia.belloni@burc.org

Harry DonaghyCo-ordinator Fellowship Messines | Citizenship Programme

harry.donaghy@burc.org

Arthur McKeownEnglish for Employability | The Belfast Programme

arthur.mckeown@btinternet.com

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