Damilola Taylor Trust
A free careers programme to support disadvantaged young people aged 17-24 with little or no work experience. Through workshops, training and mentoring, they will develop new skills, build their confidence and improve their skills in communication, interviews and CV writing, to improve their future prospects and find future employment.
The ‘I Am Change Career Search and Skills Development’ programme is open to disadvantaged young people aged 17-24 years old with little or no work experience. Through workshops, training and coaching, it is designed to improve their future prospects and equip them with the skills that they need to find employment in a challenging post-COVID-19 job market.
Young people will build their confidence, undertake digital skills training and improve their skills in communication, job hunting, interviews and CV writing. The aim is to help them overcome any challenges and barriers to employment, and equip them with the skills they need to find a job.
Running on a part-time basis from May to September 2021, the programme consists of a series of weekly sessions and Development Days delivered online and face-to-face (subject to COVID-19 restrictions). Afternoon and evening sessions are available to accommodate existing commitments such as college/university.
The deadline for applications is 30 April 2021.