Online Opportunities Board for Young People: September 2020


Online Opportunities Board for Young People: September 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

Create Jobs are launching Creativity Works, the ultimate in creative and digital employment courses. There are 100 spaces for young Londoners to take part in four six-week intensive online training programmes, work experience, live briefs and masterclasses. The programme offers specialisms in: content production, digital product design, photography and podcasting. This is a great chance to develop contacts, knowledge and the confidence needed to get your careers going.  Application deadline is 1st October. Find out more and apply 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

The Circle Collective have launched their Back Your Future Programme, offering weekly 1-2-1 mentoring and professional development workshops, early access to exclusive roles with London based employers, support with job applications and more. Click here to find out more.

Westminster Kingsway College, part of Capital City College Group in partnership with NextGen Skills Academy have launched Digital Futures. Participants will have the opportunity to develop their creative ideas into a reality, such as websites, mobile apps, e-magazines, podcasts, portfolios or show-reels, and more. This training will enable you to develop your creative portfolio and look great on your CV! Watch this space for more information.

Arts Emergency is offering a year-long one-on-one mentoring scheme for 16-25 year olds who are interested in the arts or humanities. The programme will run from Jan 2021 – Jan 2022. Young people on the scheme will be able to access Arts Emergency’s network of over 7000 professionals, and after the mentoring you’ll be able to access opportunities, advice and industry connections.

The Old Vic‘s Front Line Online programme is opening again in November for young people 18-25 living in London who want to explore a career in theatre or hospitality. This digital programme will include customer service training, CV and interview skills workshops and cover letter writing assistance.

Young Urban Arts Foundation are offering a range of free, after-school workshops covering rap, song writing, podcasting, drama, visuals arts, DJing masterclasses and more. Find out what you could get involved in here

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.

YouMeUS.TV is an exciting digital entrepreneur and youth coaching programme for young people age 14-21 living in Waltham Forest, Newham, Hackney or Tower Hamlets. This year, 80 talented young social action volunteers  will be selected to work with a commercially successful digital social media agency to produce an online channel telling the real story of what it’s like to live and be part of London. Young people will also receive world class media production training and mentoring from industry experts including Apple, Google, YouTube, the UFF team and AniMortal Studios.  Visit their website to apply