32% of long-term jobless young people have contemplated suicide* 429% more young people are claiming Job Seekers Allowance since 2008 and 56% have been unemployed for more than a year.** These are just some of the reasons we're running Step Up To Work.
To get involved contact Fiona Malpas on 01179 807289 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To deliver the programme Business in the Commuunity is seeking local businesses to work with us and offer young people the opportunity to find out more about their business, provide placements, share job vacancies or host a 'Job Club'.
Click here if you are a business that can help young people find work. (PDF)
The seven-week programme provides:
a four-week work placement tailored to meet the career interests of the client
a look behind the scenes at some of the city's top businesses, introducing them to a wide variety of workplaces and potential careers
help to write stand-out CVs, covering letters and application forms
support and guidance to develop the skills they need to perform in interviews
one to one mentoring for 12 months
help to find a job or apply for further education
If you are a young person who would benefit, or a business happy to help, please call Fiona Malpas on 01179 807289 or e-mail email@example.com.
Young people - find out more about how Step Up To Work could help you.
*The Prince’s Trust
**Bristol City Council