Step Up To Work

Step Up To Work helps unemployed 16-25 year olds develop the skills, self-esteem and confidence they need to get into work.

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

Young people - click here to find out more if you think Step Up To Work could help you. (PDF)

Get involved

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

Young people - find out more about how Step Up To Work could help you.

*The Prince’s Trust

**Bristol City Council