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Exciting opportunities for young people in North Ken - Resurgo's Spear employment programme + paid photography placement with ACAVA

Resurgo’s Spear Programme is restarting in September

The Spear Programme supports young people from disadvantaged backgrounds (aged 16-24yrs) into work or education by equipping them with the confidence, motivation and skills they need to succeed in long-term employment. The programme is free to join and provides six weeks of coaching and practical training, plus up to a year of further support. Of the young people who took part in the first North Kensington cohort in March 2019, 82% were still in employment, education or training a year later.

The next programme start dates will be 15th September and 3rd November.  Usually the programme is delivered face-to-face in North Kensington, but due to coronavirus a revised programme is currently being offered via Zoom which has been crafted to address some of the specific challenges of the COVID-19 employment climate. For more information, please visit  https://resurgo.org.uk/programmes/north-kensington/ or contact Charlotte at crossan@thekandcfoundation.com.

Paid part-time work placement for a young photographer with ACAVA

ACAVA are currently recruiting for a new Young Photographer (aged 18-25yrs) living in North Kensington as part of the Grenfell Memorial Community Mosaic project. The paid part-time placement, starting October 2020, is for a local young adult to work alongside their commissioned photographer, Zute Lightfoot, for the final 9 month period of the project.

For full details of this opportunity, please click here. The deadline for applications is 9am on Tuesday 8th September 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Lisa at ACAVA at lisa.nash@acava.org