Online Opportunities For Young People: September 2021 Part One


Online Opportunities For Young People: September 2021 Part One

We’ve gathered together all the latest opportunities for young people out there to give you skills, enhance your CV and keep you busy:

New Opportunities for young people:


Want to create change in your local area? Want to have your voice heard by those in power? Join the Poplar HARCA Youth Empowerment Board! On this board, you’ll meet monthly to generate ideas, learn skills and have their opinions and perspectives listened to by high-level decision makers within Poplar HARCA. Board members will also receive:
– Improved employability prospects
– Skills development
– Networking opportunities
– 1:1 access to a professional mentor
– A tailored Individual Action Plan
– The opportunity to become a YEB alumni
– Residentials and trips
Find out more and apply here. First session is 21 Sept 2021.

BBC Young Reporters have launched a search for 22 new young climate change reporters. They’re looking for people aged 18-24 to create content and help tell climate change-related stories with the BBC ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). Click here to find out more and apply. Application deadline is 5 Sept 2021.

Feeling lost about the future? Aged 18 -25? Get FREE access to one month of online and amazing employability support, plus 12 months of mentoring to help your personal and career development on the Stand Out programme. Run by Uprising and One Million Mentors (1MM), this programme will help you
– Develop new skills
– Boost your CV
– Connect with coaches
– Get your own mentor for up to 12 months
– Discover job opportunities
– Join a community of like-minded people
Apply here.


Credit: Rehan Jamil

Credit: Rehan Jamil

Want to get your foot in the door of the creative industries? Are you 16-24 and currently on Universal Credit? Create Jobs has a huge list of career opportunities across the creative sector through the Kickstart scheme, from social media to brand design. Find out more here.

The Centre for Youth Impact are looking for eight young people passionate about youth social action, interested in conducting research and age 14-18 to join their Young Evaluators Panel. Click here to find out more. Deadline to apply is 13 September 2021.

Calling all 14-16 year olds! Youth Employment UK have launched a new Young Professional programme to help you start shaping your future. This free and online programme is designed to help you discover your strengths and skills, build you career confidence and help you choose your next steps. Find out more here.

The Skills Toolkit | Find a course | National Careers Service are offering you the chance to improve or learn new skills. The National Careers Service has given access to FREE courses to help individuals to learn new skills, such as Practical Maths, Computer Essentials, Coding, and more.


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