Launch of New Metropolitan South London Job Clubs

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Come along  our new  South London Job Clubs

  • Looking for work?
  • Want a better job?
  • Need training?

Our team of specialist Employment Advisors work with residents to achieve sustainable results. We begin with what you want to achieve long term, and are committed to supporting you in London Living Wage jobs and helping you plan towards it.

Ashmole Job Club

  • 2 Meadow Road, Oval, London SW8 1QB
  • Launches on 25th September 2017

Wandsworth  Job Club

  • 11 Garrat Lane, London SW18 4AQ
  • Launches  26th September 2017

Southwark Job Club

  • Camberwell Library, 48 Camberwell Green, London SE5 7AL
  • Launches 27th September 2017

Moorlands Job Club

  • 50A Corry Drive, Brixton, London SW9 8QT
  • Launches 29th September 2017

Lewisham Job Club

  • 199-201 Lewisham High Street , London SE13 6LG
  • Launches on 2nd October  2017

We also have access to complimentary services if you

  • Need help managing money
  • Need help with digital skills
  • Need help with business English

If you would like to attend any of the job clubs, wan to find out more or register with our services please contact:

Tariq Suleiman, Employment advisor
T: 0207 688 8019
M: 07736 291 531
E: tariq.suleiman@olmec-ec.org.uk 

Kumba Jobe, Employment advisor
T: 0207 688 8020
M: 07715 069874
E: kumba.jobe@olmec-ec.org.uk

 

Apply Now! Rise into Employment Programme – October 2017

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Do you need a helping hand to find a new or a better job?

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Apply Now for the Rise into Employment Programme – October 2017.

This accredited and award winning employability programme RISE, offers  expert friendly advice, training and support to help you into work. Whatever your skills, qualifications or experiences.

The Programme

  • Includes 6 weeks of group learning and support followed by 4 weeks in a guaranteed volunteer or work placement of your choice
  • You can attend the programme either on a Saturday or Tuesday.
  • Programme starts on 21st October and on 24th October.

Key Dates

  • 14th August – Applications open
  • 29th September – Launch event
  • 6th October – Applications close
  • w/c 9th October –  Brief suitability assessment & interview
  • Programme starts on 21st October and on 24th October

How to Apply

To apply please see application form at: https://www.arhag.co.uk/rise-employment-programme or you can also print out and complete  a paper copy   RISE Application Form alternatively  complete the registration form below for employment support.

For information on the next programme please contact:  Arhag: Sainga Tony on 0207 424 7370  email  Stony@arhag.co.uk, Olmec: John Mayford or Webi Anyia on 0207 688 8019 john.mayford@olmec-ec.org.uk or iwebunor.anyia@olmec-ec.org.uk

Registration Form

 

Apply Now – West Hendon First Steps in Business and Social Enterprise

 

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First Steps in Business And Social Enterprise West Hendon & Barnet

A FREE 5 week programme of expert help and support to help you to take the steps to turn your idea into a business or social enterprise.

Held every Saturday, July 29th – August 26th 2017, 10am to 4pm.  Gladwall House, Perryfield Way, West Hendon, NW9 7DZ

Who Can Apply?

Do you live in West Hendon or are you a Metropolitan or Barnet  Resident?

You can apply if you …
– Are a sole trader, or have a skill and want to develop a business that benefits the community
– Are thinking of starting a business or want to expand your business
– Have just started a business and want to become profitable
– Have a social enterprise idea / social enterprise at an early stage
– Want to develop a social enterprise model from an existing community organisation

To Apply

If you think that your business or social enterprise idea can benefit from First Step in Social Enterprise programme, please complete the registration form.
Please send the completed forms back to:
Hard copies to: First Steps In Social Enterprise Programme, Olmec, Business Design Centre, 52
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 OQH
Send via email:  john.mayford@olmec-ec.org.uk or Andrew Bindi andrew.bindi@metropolitan.org.uk

More Information

If you require further information, want to discuss the programme, or if you need help in filling in these forms, please call us John Mayford 07872 507489 or Andrew Bindi 07702 532 946.
We look forward to receiving your completed registration.

29th June 2017 North London Job Fair

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Join us for our Jobs Fair on Thursday 29th June 2017

11.00 AM to 2.00PM, Tottenham Job Centre Plus , 640-656 High Road, Tottenham, London, N17 0AA.

Come along to our free event!

  • Do you need help in finding the right job?
  • Do want a better job, pay or conditions?
  • Need help, advice, support or training?

Live Job Vacancies

  • We have live jobs to apply for across London and help to find the job you want
  • CV workshops
  • Help with application forms

For further information:

Kumba Jobe on 07715 069 874 or kumba.jobe@olmec-ec.org.uk
Yomi Ajose on 07972 007 413 or yomi.jose@olmec-ec.org.uk

In partnership with
Metropolitan,  Arhag, Embrace UK and Department of Work & Pensions.

Housing Excellence Awards Winner 2017 for Best Tenants Employment/Training Programme

RISE into Employment Programme Wins Award for Best Tenants Employment/Training Programme

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Arhag’s RISE into Employment Programme developed and delivered in partnership with Olmec has been awarded the Best Tenant Employment/Training Programme by the prestigious Housing Excellence Awards 2017.

RISE is a ten-week employability programme offering friendly advice and support in preparing for, searching and applying for work, the programme offers many other services including business and social enterprise start up advice and takes a holistic approach to supporting people; the founding philosophy of the programme being ‘People not numbers’.

RISE gives participants the opportunity to build skills, confidence and achieve their potential, whilst achieving a nationally recognised qualification in employability accredited by the NCFE.
If you would like to find out more about the RISE programme please contact  John Mayford on  0207 688 801,   07872 507 489  or email john.mayford@olmec-ec.org.uk.

16th May Tottenham Recruitment Fair

Come along to our Recruitment Fair Tuesday 16 May 2017

11am-2pm, Tottenham Job Centre, 640-656 High Road, Tottenham, London, N17 0AA

Do you want help finding the right job?
  • Want to find out about apprenticeships?
  • Want to develop your skills?
  • Thinking of retraining?
  • Jobs vacancies with Pinnacle

Looking for FREE advice and support?

We provide free advice, guidance & training:

  • CV preparation and job search
  • Help with applications
  • Plus many more!

For more information or to book an appointment please contact

Kumba Jobe, Employment Advisor, 07715 069874 kumba.jobe@olmec-ec.org.uk
John Mayford, Chief Executive, 0207 688 8019 john.mayford@olmec-ec.org.uk

In partnership with
Embrace UK,  Arhag, Pinnacle, Department of Work & Pensions

Apply Now – First Steps in Social Enterprise for BME Women 2017

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Applications Open for First Steps in Enterprise for BME Women 2017.

Applications for the  FREE 12 week First Steps in Enterprise programme is open.  The closing date for applications is on 21st April 2017.

Apply Now!

  • Are you a budding social entrepreneur background, or someone with a business idea for a social enterprise that will benefit both minorities and the wider community?
  • Do you free advice to help you get your venture off of the ground?

First Steps In Social Enterprise for BME Women  2017 is an exciting new 12 week programme for existing and aspiring female entrepreneurs.
First Steps in Social Enterprise helps you to take the steps to turn your idea into a business.  The programme also provides expert advice and support for existing business.

The programme will be held on Saturdays from the end of April to July.

Who is it for?

  • Women from minority/migrant backgrounds with a social enterprise idea.
  •  People with a social enterprise idea that is migrant/minority led or community  benefiting.
  •  * Migrants are defined as anyone born outside the UK who is now residing here.
  •  * Minority led refers to Black Minority Ethnic

Please note that all are welcome to participate.

Cost

This event is FREE.

How to Apply

To download an application form and for more details on how to apply please visit http://www.olmec-ec.org.uk/social-enterprise/first-steps-in-social-enterprise-for-bme-women-2017/

For More Information on First Steps in Social Enterprise

If you want to discuss the programme or if you need help in filling in the form, please call us on 0207 688 8019 or 0207 688 8020.

28th March Green Towers Employment Day

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Come along to our Employment  Day Wednesday 28th March 2017

11am-2pm, Green Towers Community Centre, 7 Plevna Road, Edmonton N9 0BU.

Do you want help finding the right job?

  • Want to find out about apprenticeships?
  • Want to develop your skills?
  • Thinking of retraining?
  • Want to improve your pay and conditions to develop your career?

Looking for FREE advice and support?

We provide free advice, guidance & training:

  • CV preparation and job search
  • Help with applications
  • Access to training
  • “Smart works” access to interview clothes
  • Information on money advice/debt management
  • Plus many more!

For more information or to book an appointment please contact

Kumba Jobe, Employment Advisor, 07715 069874 kumba.jobe@olmec-ec.org.uk

John Mayford, Chief Executive, 0207 688 8019 john.mayford@olmec-ec.org.uk

In partnership with

  • Metropolitan
  • Department of Work & Pensions

30th March 2017 First Steps In Social Enterprise for BME Women Launch Event

 

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Come along to the First Steps In Social Enterprise for BME Women 2017 Launch Event.

30th March 2017, 12  to 4pm,  Karibu Education Centre, 7 Gresham Road, London SW9 7PH

  • Are you a budding social entrepreneur background, or someone with a business idea for a social enterprise that will benefit both minorities and the wider community?
  • Do you free advice to help you get your venture off of the ground?

First Steps In Social Enterprise for BME Women launch event  is a FREE opportunity to meet successful social enterprises and sector specialists at a launch event for an exciting new programme for existing and aspiring female entrepreneurs.

Who is it for?

  • Women from minority/migrant backgrounds with a social enterprise idea.
  •  People with a social enterprise idea that is migrant/minority led or community  benefiting.
  •  * Migrants are defined as anyone born outside the UK who is now residing here.
  •  * Minority led refers to Black Minority Ethnic

Cost

This event is FREE

Register to attend the event

Booking is quick and easy.  Click here to book or visit our event page at  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/first-steps-into-social-enterprise-for-bme-women-2017-launch-event-tickets-32401665253

Learn more about the day

To find out more follow the link  http://www.olmec-ec.org.uk/social-enterprise/first-steps-in-s…omen-2017-launch/

For More Information on First Steps in Social Enterprise

To find out more follow the link: http://www.olmec-ec.org.uk/social-enterprise/first-steps-in-social-enterprise/