Online Opportunities Board for Young People: January 2021


Online Opportunities Board for Young People: January 2021

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

Looking for careers advice or CV support? Get in contact with one of our youth workers.

Ahead of Time Academy are offering online workshops and webinars for young people. If you’re interested in any of the following subjects get in touch with us at

  • Business & Marketing
  • University Education & Pathways
  • Personal Development & Mental Health
  • Financial Education
  • CV Education & Career Pathways
  • Content Creator

Are you a gamer? Do you want to learn how to turn your hobby into a career? Game Academy is offering a careers programme that is built for gamers. Check it out 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

National Youth Theatre is curating a Sunday session on the 31st of January dedicated to international artists and migration. They are looking for young people aged 14-26 years old who are interested in sharing their own poems, monologues, or physical pieces about their experience of migration to or from the UK. All languages, topics, and levels of experience are welcome and the event will be streamed live on YouTube. Complete your submission form here.

Why not improve or learn new skills during this third and hopefully final lockdown? 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.

Are you a young person aged 16-18 in Tower Hamlets and not currently in education, employment, or training? You are eligible to join the Rich Mix New Creatives Programme starting Spring 2021! Rich Mix New Creatives is a programme of personal and professional development, coaching and a 3-week paid work placement delivered by Rich Mix in partnership with Grit. Find out more and sign up.

Are you aged 18-25 and not in education, employment, or training? If so then Street Elite is the perfect programme for you. They are running 15-week zoom calls with the aim to try and help you find employment or start on your career path. You will be paid £20 per session and once the programme is finished you will go on work placements specific to your career path. If you are interested please sign up here.

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