Take advantage of these opportunities. Achieve your goals!


Take advantage of these opportunities. Achieve your goals!

We’ve gathered together all the latest opportunities for young people out there to help you pick up a job, gain new skills and enhance your CV.

Hey everyone! We have come to the end of February and that means we have another opportunities board for you. For this edition, we have some personal development opportunities and events that you could take part in.

Have a look through the opportunities and see which ones interest you.


Roundhouse (18+)

Are you a creative entrepreneur or freelancer aged 18-30? Do you often work from home or in coffee shops? The Roundhouse is opening its doors to you on the last Friday of every month. Come work here for the day, meet fellow creatives and hear from an inspiring industry speaker.

Click here to find out more and apply

Employment Education Training Group (16-24)

Employment Education Training Group is offering Free E-learning and mentoring programme for young people aged 16-24. As part of qualification, they will be running regular Zoom meetings with learners to discuss important topics such as mental health, money management, CV advice, interview techniques and self-branding.

The courses currently available are:

  • Level 2 Mental Health
  • Level 2 Introduction to Adult Health and Social Care
  • Level 2 Social Media and Digital Marketing for Work
  • Level 2 Introduction to Business Admin
  • Level 2 Team Leading
  • Level 2 Introduction to Retail
  • Level 1 E-responsibility
  • Level 2 Work Skills
  • Level 2 Customer Service
  • Revision for English and Maths (with video lessons)

If you are interested, contact hello@wearespotlight.com to complete a referral with us.

When We Speak @ Toynbee Hall (15-25)

Learn about navigating the challenges of organising for social change with The Rights Collective, a feminist space for members of the South Asian community committed to collective liberation. They’ll be talking about how they hold space for conversations away from the state gaze, aligning their actions with their values and community organising online during a pandemic.

Sign up here.

Well Grounded (18+)

Well Grounded is running a free coffee training and employability skills programme with a paid work placement at the end. To be eligible for the programme:

  • You must be 18 or above.
  • Unemployed or on a zero hours contract.
  • Looking for work.
  • Not in training or education.
  • Have the right to work in the UK.
  • Have conversational and written English comprehension skills.
  • Have basic maths knowledge.
  • Live in London.

Click here to find out more!

Apple & It’s Nice That

From 1–29 March, Today at Apple and design and art publisher It’s Nice That are teaming up for New World: Creating for Tomorrow, a series of virtual studios, panel discussions and hands-on projects. Guided by boundary-pushing artists from around the globe, you’ll design letterforms representing your creative ambitions, create otherworldly photography, draw illustrations celebrating your heritage and more.

Click here to find out more and sign up.

Fusion Lifestyle & City of London Parent Carer Forum

Fusion Lifestyle and The City of London Parent Carer Forum are providing a free sports and leisure provision for SEND children, parents and carers in the City of London and surrounding boroughs from November 2021 until March 2202.

Activities on offer at Golden Lane Sports Centre, in the heart of the Barbican Estate, will be dedicated SEND swimming lessons, SEND football for ages 7-12 and SEND teen gym for ages 15-25.

Click here to find out more.

Are you an organisation providing free opportunities for young people who want to appear on this list? Email us at hello@wearespotlight.com