Wanna be an astronaut? Fancy yourself as the next Prime Minister?
Or looking for a Saturday job for some extra cash?
Deciding what to do next can be confusing, gaining the experience and training to do what you really want to do can be difficult if your are not sure where to go or who to ask. There are many agencies out there that can provide you with information and support on your Employment and Training….all you gotta do is ask!?
Your local Careers service, job centre or recruitment agency could help and support you in getting into employment and training.
An apprenticeship or on the job training can be a good way of gaining the skills, experience and qualifications you require to be able to do pursue the career that you most want to do. As well as gaining this valuable experience you also get an agreed training allowance or in other words you get paid to train.
For further information on agencies that can help you, see below.
Talk Training providing development and training for young people.
Tydfil Training providing development and training for young people. Call 01685 371747 for more information.
Rathbone provide development, training and apprenticeship opportunities for young people. www.rathboneuk.org
Careers Wales offering a wide variety of career information and support to young people in Wales.
Whether it’s a part time job to give you that little extra cash or you are looking for something more fulltime. Applying for jobs can sometimes be confusing and stressful.
The best thing you can do is look, make time to look through newspaper employment sections, employment agency websites and get out there and chat to employers. Produce a good Curriculum Vitae and get that sent out to local employers….remember whether it an informal chat, application or interview….sell yourself!!
Jennifer Griffths (029) 2088 8707
29 Ton Y Felin Road, Caerphilly, CF83 1PA
Jobcentre Plus (029) 2042 4200
Castle Street,Caerphilly, CF83 1UA
Abacus Recruitment (029) 2086 0010
Windsor Street House, Caerphilly, CF83 1FW
Draig Personnel (029) 2085 05141
Bartlett Street, Caerphilly, CF83 1JS
Careers Wales providing online help and support in making that Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Direct.Gov providing useful information and support on applying for that job
Job Centre Plus providesnformation on present job advertisements
Do you fancy dedicating some of your free time to a worthwhile cause?
Volunteering not only looks very impressive on your CV or when your are applying to further your education or a job you really want. Volunteering is a very rewarding way in which to spend those spare few hours that you have week. It can also give you a taste of a particular job or career in which you may decide to follow.
There are many opportunities to volunteer within Caerphilly Borough and further afield in different countries. See below links to agencies that offer support, information and opportunities for volunteering
Many different agencies and employers are only too willing to take on volunteers enabling them to gain extra support and for the volunteers to gain that worthwhile experience. If there is a particular type of agency or work that you wish to gain some experience in, speak to the individual agencies to see what volunteer opportunities they offer.
For information into youth work volunteer opportunities, contact The Basement on 01495 233007 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteering Wales information on volunteering and database of opportunities in Wales www.volunteering-wales.net
Millennium Volunteers - volunteering opportunities for 16-24 year olds.
Time Bank information on volunteering - lists all the major volunteering organisations with opportunities in the UK and abroad
The National Centre for Volunteering links to many organisations offering voluntary work including overseas. www.volunteering.co.uk
For further information, support and advocacy contact The Basement on 01495 233007 or email us at email@example.com