Online Youth Opportunities Board: August 2020


Online Youth Opportunities Board: August 2020

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


Our Summer Holiday programme has launched! Check out the amazing things we’ve got planned for you here

Looking for online accredited courses to boost your CV? We’re working with ASDAN to provide you with access to over 30 accredited short courses – from Employability Skills to Language to Expressive Arts and more. Want to find out more? Email our Youth Volunteering Coordinator Harry at

Radio 1Xtra have launched their Inspire ME masterclass and mentorship series! Led by industry experts, these masterclasses will run fortnightly from Thurs 23 July and aims to arm young adults with life skills, insight and general knowledge often missed at school. At the end of this series they will launch a 12 month mentorship scheme to link up young people with successful black professionals from different industries. Sign up to Music Money on Thurs 20th August for an introduction to making money in the music game, including industry secrets enabling you to get to the bag!

Live in London? Young Urban Arts Foundation have got hold of a bus, and will be travelling about town providing music production and lyric writing sessions in partnership with Doctored Sound and Sony Music. Click here to find out more about the Music Bus.

Hackney Empire’s Artist Development Programme (ADP) returns with a two-week summer series exploring music, drama, dance, fashion and more! Delivered online from 3rd August, this is your chance to learn from industry insiders and find your passion. Click here to find out more

Want to up your CV game? Learn how to sell yourself and become a CV master with Create Jobs and industry expert Ayumi Konno. Click here to sign up. The event is recommended for 18-30s but everyone is welcome!

Applications are now open for Old Vic Theatre Makers; a new six-month programme working with 18 – 25 year olds across the UK. Find out more here

Tower Hamlets Education Wellbeing Service (THEWS) are running free summer mental health webinars for secondary school students. Book onto Self Care and Managing Back-to-School workshops.

Are you a young carer? Sign up for Tower Hamlets Council’s The Young Carers Project for the opportunity to take a break from the daily responsibilities of being a carer by interacting with others facing similar challenges.


Are you an organisation looking to provide young people free opportunities? Email us at