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Women’s Voices 2022 – International Women’s Day

Posted on 11/01/2022 in Opportunities

If your charity supports women and girls and is looking to reach new audiences, develop a campaign or raise awareness about your cause, then we invite you to apply for a place at Media Trust’s Women’s Voices in celebration of International Women’s Day.

Join Media Trust virtually on Tuesday 8 March 2022 from 10:00 – 16:00 for a day of creative brainstorming and advice with your own dedicated team of media and creative industry experts.

Free advice from media and creative industry professionals. For the sixth year running, Media Trust will be celebrating International Women’s Day by bringing together 30 charities that support, campaign and advocate for all women and girls, with 150 media and creative volunteers from organisations such as adam&eveDDB, BBC, Bloomberg, Dentsu Aegis, Google, Hearst, ITV, MediaCom, Meta, Telegraph and Twitter to help raise their profile and voices, and the issues that affect them.

Who should apply? To be eligible to apply for Women’s Voices your organisation must meet the following criteria:

  • Supports, campaigns or advocates for all women and girls;
  • UK Registered Charity or Community Interest Company (CIC)
  • Support beneficiaries from more than one of the nine protective characteristics detailed in the Equality Act (2010).
  • Two members of staff must be available to attend the event on Tuesday 8 March 2022 from 10:00 – 16:00. This should be one person who deals with the charity communications and one who is a senior leader/decision-maker;
  • Be willing to take part in one case study post event.

Priority will be given to organisations that work with females of colour, LGBTQIA+ and/or disabled females.

How to apply. To apply, complete the application here. The deadline for applications is Wednesday 19 January at 17:00.

With only 30 places available, we are looking for strong applications that clearly outline a specific communication challenge that you would like help to solve, along with how this support will impact your charity and the women and girls that you work with.

Application

expert advice on hiring top talent, faster

Posted on 16/12/2021 in Resources , Opportunities

Watch this webinar with expert advice on hiring top talent, faster. The webinar includes best practices for hiring in an extremely competitive talent market.

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FREE 6 weeks Digital Media Training

Posted on 19/07/2021 in Training , Community , Opportunities , Training , Help for Young people and Parents , Digital Inclusion , Employment

MAMA Youth Project is recruiting for a FREE 6 weeks Digital Media Training, where trainees gain 6 weeks of intensive digital media training, followed by minimum of 2 weeks paid work placement with one of our industry partners (such as Sky, BBC, Banijay, Netflix, Channel 4, Warner Bros Entertainment, Lime Pictures, Fremantle Media, Sister Pictures, Gravity Media and many more).

In an industry where relevant and reputable experience is essential to gain employment, this opportunity can really open doors. 96% of our alumni are still in sustained employment a year after completion. We are proud to say that we have helped over 580 young people from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds on their way to make a mark in the media industry.

Alumni will also benefit from a minimum of 6 months’ career follow up support in addition to mentoring by an industry professional. Travel and lunch expenses will be covered for the 6 weeks’ duration.

The skills participants will gain

· End to end digital media content creation for Licklemor Productions (a BAFTA award winning production company https://www.licklemorproductions.com) and MAMA Youth Project (www.mamayouthproject.org.uk) social platforms, which includes developing ideas, storytelling, self-shooting, text and video editing.

· How to publish, schedule and distribute content, as well as monitor analytics to engage and grow an audience.

· Successful candidates will also gain production etiquette, fundamental work ethics, CV tailoring, interview techniques, career mentorship and peer networking.

· Here is a video with testimonials from previous trainees https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz7MIw5HkjM&t=1s

Training Location:

The training is due to take place at Sky Osterley Campus, TW7 5QD, restrictions permitting. We will be working in line with government COVID-19 health and safety procedures and where possible, some sessions may take place remotely utilising Zoom and other platforms.

Dates:

Application Deadline: Monday 9th of August 2021, 11.59pm.

Interviews: will take place from 24th-27th of August 2021 via Zoom.

Training Dates: 6th of September – 15th of October 2021.

More Info On Eligibility & How to apply:

Candidates should follow the step by step guide on our website https://www.mamayouth.org.uk/training/digital-media-training to complete the application process and find out if they are eligible to apply.


Creative Teaching – Opportunity for Supplementary Schools in Camden.

Posted on 23/06/2021 in Training , Resources , Opportunities , Training

Creative Teaching – Opportunity for Supplementary Schools in Camden.

Teachers will learn how to use Drama in Learning an inspire young people aged 7-11 to have fun whilst learning. Two spaces per setting, funded by John Lyons Charity but small fee applies.


For more information please contact NRCSE: mon@nrcse.org.uk

Finding Your Superpower: Summer Programme

Posted on 17/06/2021 in Community , Resources , Opportunities , Help for Young people and Parents

This Summer Inner wings are running a confidence building programme aimed at 7-12 year old's at the Calthorpe Community Gardens. Join them for 5 fun filled sessions and begin the journey of discovering your superpower!

This Summer, Inner Wings are running a confidence building programme aimed at 7-12 year old's at the Calthorpe Community Gardens. Join them for 5 fun-filled sessions and begin the journey of discovering your superpower!

Finding Your Superpower is a Confidence Building programme that will help children take the fear out of failure and realise their unique and unlimited potential.

Over 5 engaging sessions, children will build their confidence and begin the exciting journey of discovering their superpower!

Each session of Finding Your Superpower was designed using the insight of experts in education to ensure that key skills are targeted effectively. Every session in the programme begins with a warm-up game, concludes with 5 minutes of mindfulness practice and has frequent opportunities for children to reflect on their learning.

Inner Wings use fun and engaging activities, such as improvisation and storytelling to build an environment in which children can take risks and build their self efficacy. With multiple opportunities for collaborative working and reflection, children will learn the value of their contribution and begin to develop a growth mindset.

Free for 7-12 year olds, there are 20 places and if you would like to take part you must commit to all 5 sessions that take place from August 9th-13th.

Keep an eye out to book your place shortly!

Check out their website: https://www.innerwings.org/

Skills Exchange Project

Posted on 09/06/2021 in Youth Sector News , Community , Resources , Opportunities , Training , Employment

Skills Exchange Project are a non profit organisation who seek to guide and mentor at risk youngsters, by using the skills they already have. They aim to channel these young people into progressive and law abiding ventures and guide them into fulfilling areas in business, that they may not have known existed or had access to. Their services also include mentorship, personal finance and life skills.

Skills Exchange Project (S.E.P.) have experienced facilitators in Post 16 education with CELTA, PGCE and AET qualifications. They also have vast experience in FE colleges and Adult centre’s in and around London.

They have an ex city worker with an IAG certificate and ACSI accreditations from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments to guide our beneficiaries through the much demanded Introduction to Trading.

These workshops will be held several times a week. If demand increases then we will increase the frequency of the workshops.

The Skills Exchange Project are committed to giving mentorship and direction, providing workshops and surgeries to young offenders, at risk youth and young people from both the BAME and wider community.

To find out more and learn about their services click the button below.

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Free dancing lessons for age 16-25

Posted on 01/06/2021 in Training , Community , Opportunities , Youth Sector News

Wac Arts is inviting those aged 16-25 for free dance training!

Announcing our guest Artistic Directors

Lukas McFarlane

Kloe Dean

Participants will get to try out what its like to be in the company and 15 dancers will be selected to receive 6 weeks of free dance training!

Please click the button for more information and how to book your taster lesson.

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upReach’s Rise Building Success Programme

Posted on 22/04/2021 in Training , Opportunities , Employment , Resources

Building Success Programme is a 1 year programme of personalised career support for eligible undergraduates.

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Would you like to support Camden Holiday Activity and Food Programme?

Posted on 29/03/2021 in Community , Resources , Funding , Opportunities

Camden Holiday activity and food programme (HAF 2021) is designed to offer school-age children and young people eligible for Free School Meals (FSM), free access to activities and food/a meal. The programme will run during 1 week in Easter , 1 week in Winter and 4 weeks in Summer during school holidays. 4 hours , 4 days per week for 6 weeks per year 2021.

In partnership with Camden Council, YCF is expanding its Holiday Hunger programme in 2021.

We are looking for Camden-based organisations to help provide food and/or deliver youth activities during Summer and Christmas holidays.

Please let us know if your organisation has the capacity to run cooking sessions, cook onsite meals or provide food deliveries in Camden.

In addition, Holiday Hubs are looking to partner with other local charities to provide sport sessions, host activity workshops, run holiday camps and more.

To learn more or express an interest in collaborating with programme delivery partners, please email info@youngcamdenfoundation.org.uk.

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Book your place for FREE Camden Holiday Activity and Food Programme this Easter School Holidays!

Posted on 29/03/2021 in Community , Opportunities

Places are limited, book your place quickly!

Is your child eligible for free school meals and aged between 5-16?

You can book 4 days this Easter, for 4 hours a day in one of the Easter Holiday Hubs in the Camden borough.

Children and young people will have access to number of enriching activities and a free healthy hot meal on the day.

Click here to see the list of holiday hubs with available spaces.

Click here to visit YCF Holiday Hunger page to learn more about the programme.

Click here to see the information in the Camden Rise regarding the HAF 2021 programme.

List of Easter Holiday Hubs

Specialist Performing Arts and/or Creative pathway for Year 10 and Year 11

Posted on 29/03/2021 in Youth Sector News , Opportunities , Training

Pre 16s - Y10/Y11s that are 'at risk' of exclusion or are finding it hard to cope in mainstream education. We offer a specialist Performing Arts and/or Creative pathway which seeks unlock talent and potential.

Senior Wac offers Sunday classes for 14-26 year olds who are considering a career in the creative and performing arts, or who are looking for high quality training to develop their skills.

To apply please email info@wacartscollege.co.uk

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BTEC pathways in both Creative Media and Performing Arts for Y12/13's

Posted on 29/03/2021 in Training , Resources , Opportunities

Post 16s - Y12/13's that would thrive in a more inclusive environment. We offer BTEC pathways in both Creative Media and Performing Arts with access to GCSE and Functional skills. Along with mentors, enrichment, trips and guest speakers, we bring the possibility of a thriving arts career alive!

Senior Wac offers Sunday classes for 14-26 year olds who are considering a career in the creative and performing arts, or who are looking for high quality training to develop their skills.

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Further employment support from Camden Council

Posted on 09/03/2021 in Training , Community , Resources , Opportunities

If you’re 16-24 looking for work or job advice, check out the range of partners in Camden Council that provide bespoke employment and training advice to Camden residents.

Your Future has been setup to help make it easier to navigate the services available, provide one to one advice and signpost you to the right support based on your needs.

There is support for:

  • Employment support and apprenticeships
  • Education and Training
  • Work experience

Click here to read more.

NYA Launches Additional Bursary Fund

Posted on 24/02/2021 in Opportunities , Training , Resources

Exciting news! New Youth Work training bursaries (Levels 2 & 3) are open.

Training bursaries for youth workers
Harrow Club is working with Partnership for Young London to offer 39 subsidised level 2 certificates in Youth Work Practice, shared across 3 Training Providers, for all London Boroughs. These bursaries are open to Youth Work practitioners, over 18 years of age, who are working in a paid or voluntary capacity with young people between the ages of 11 to 25 years and delivering on a regular basis in a youth work setting.

For further information contact zoe.nation@cityoflondon.gov.uk

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Virtual Work Experience programme from UK Employment UK

Posted on 15/02/2021 in Training , Youth Sector News , Opportunities , Virtual Support , Employment , Resources

Work experience is a great way to build your skills and your CV and find out what you could enjoy doing in the world of work. PLUS – it helps you to explore the range of careers out there. What work interests YOU?

This virtual guide aims to introduce you to the world of work.

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