Extern transform lives as the leading social justice charity across the island of Ireland. Operating since 1978, we believe another chance can change a life.

Each year we speak up for and support more than 25,000 children, young people, individuals and families. We enable them to overcome their challenges, empower positive change and support family unity.

We also support, house, and advise people who are:

Aideen D’Arcy Chair

Danny McQuillan (Interim) Chief Executive

Why Extern is supporting Boardroom Apprentice

“Extern have supported the Boardroom Apprentice Initiative previously.  Previous participants have made positive and informed contributions to Board discussions and gained valuable experience in the operations of a Board.”

Location of Board and Committee Meetings

Currently on Microsoft Teams. When restrictions permit:

Extern NI, Hydepark House, 3 McKinney Road, Newtownabbey BT36 4PE or at specific project locations.

Frequency and timing of board/committee meetings

Bi-Monthly meetings, 11am – 1pm

Date of Board Meetings (September 2021 – August 2022)

21st October

25th November 

The Board are currently meeting bi-monthly and dates have not been agreed beyond 25th November.

Committee of the Boards and meeting dates (September 2021 – August 2022)

30th September

11th November

Again, these Committees meet bi-monthly and dates for meetings beyond 11th November have not been agreed