Youth Futures

What it is:

First Steps to a Sustainable Future is a county wide project funded through the Youth Futures Foundation. Supporting Young People 16 – 24 either in transition from full time education or long term unemployed into the world of work or further education with a view to building a sustainable future and promoting a positive destination and reduce numbers of NEET

A program of one to one support, group work and a blend of face to face and remote delivery. Utilising a person centred approach, developing bespoke action plans to identify and address barriers to progression, skills gaps and training / development options, helping develop and realise career aspirations.

Working closely with employers and partner organisations to explore career pathways and provide work experience placements, tasters, or volunteering opportunities to give young people the chance to explore a variety of sectors without the weight of expectation, giving them a chance to impress, develop some core experiences, breaking down perception barriers, helping build confidence, form strong working relationships, better understand employer expectations, reducing potential inequalities.

Who is it for

  • Young People 16 – 18 In Education

What it offers 

  • One to One and group support
  • Access to accredited and nationally recognised training / Qualifications
  • Access to emotional resilience support
  • Online learning and activities.
  • Independent living skills
  • Access to work experience placements, tasters and volunteering opportunities
  • Employability skills
  • Support with job search, application filling, CV Writing, interview preparation and practice

How it can help

Engaging with young people to help build and realise career aspirations and a sustainable future.

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If you want to know more about this project call the team on 01900 603131 or leave us a message.