ARHAG – Rise into Employment

This award-winning programme is run in partnership with Arhag and BME London and is delivered by Olmec. It is open to anyone who needs a helping hand to find a new or a better job.

Expert advisors from Olmec can offer you:

  • Recognised NCFE Entry Level 3 qualification in employability
  • Volunteering opportunities which can often lead on to paid work
  • Work placements to gain hands-on experience and learn new skills
  • Help to write a CV
  • Top tips and interview skills
  • Training opportunities
  • Support with job searches including helping to write your applications.

The Programme

The programme includes 6 weeks of group learning and support followed by 4 weeks in a guaranteed volunteer or work placement of your choice and/or 1-2-1 job coaching support.

For more information on the next course dates in Stratford or to apply please contact


RISE has been awarded:

  • 2018, Inspire Awards – Most Inspiring Employment Initiative
  • 2017, Housing Excellence Awards – Best Tenant Employment/Training programme
  • 2017, 24Housing Awards – Best Training Programme

Rise has been recognised for outstanding work in partnership with Arhag in helping residents and the wider Migrant and Refugee community to achieve their potential.

How do I apply?

To apply please see application form at:

Or complete the form below.

Please also complete and return the Equalities Monitoring form [Equalities Monitoring DOC] [Equalities Monitoring PDF]

Race Equality through economic and social justice