BME Women Rise into Employment

Award Winning RISE Employment Programme

  • Do you need a new or better job?
  • Are you from a Black or Minority background?

Why not join our Rise into employment programme with a guaranteed work placement and offering free, friendly advice, training and support to help you into work whatever your skills, qualifications or experiences.

Travel costs and childcare costs are reimbursed and refreshments will be provided.

Our accredited and award winning employability programme RISE is back, and is being offered specifically to Women from Black and Minority ethnic backgrounds.

Timeline & application process

  • Jobs Fair/launch on Tuesday 11th September 2018, 11:00am – 3.00pm at Green Towers Community Centre, Plevna Road London N9 0BU
  • Applications run for 8 weeks from 27th August to 15th October 2018

For information 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 Black and Minority ethnic community to achieve their potential.

How do I apply?

To apply please complete the form below.
The Rise Women’s programme is run in partnership with Praxis, Migrant Rights Network, Doctor’s of the World, Iranian Kurdish Womens Organisation, Arhag and delivered by Olmec and it’s open to women from black and minority backgrounds who need a helping hand to find a new or a better job.

Expert advisors from Olmec can offer you:

  • Recognised NCFE entry level 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 5 weeks of group learning and support followed by 5 weeks in a guaranteed volunteer or work placement of your choice and/or 1-2-1 job coaching support.

RISE Women into Employment Jobs fair/Launch September 11th 2018 at the Green Towers Community Centre, Plevna Road London N9 0BU 11:00am-3:00pmIntensive group COurse - October 2018
Session 1 - Group TrainingOctober 29th
(Monday)
9:30am-4:30pm
Session 2 - Group TrainingOctober 30th
(Tuesday)
9:30am-4:30pm
Session 3 - Group TrainingOctober 31st
(Wednesday)
9:30am-4:30pm
Session 4 - Group TrainingNovember 1st
(Thursday)
9:30am-4:30pm
Session 5 - Group TrainingNovember 2nd
(Friday)
9:30am-4:30pm
Work placements & 1-2-1 sessions
Session 6 Job coaching / work placement / option w/c 5th
November
Session 7 Job coaching / work placement / option w/c12th
November
Session 8 Job coaching / work placement / option w/c19th
November
Session 9 Job coaching / work placement / option w/c26th
November
Session 10 Job coaching work placement / option w/c 5th
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Get involved – Timeline & application process

  • Jobs Fair/launch on Tuesday 11th September 2018, 11:00am – 3.00pm at Green Towers Community Centre, Plevna Road London N9 0BU
  • Applications run for 8 weeks from 27th August to 15th October 2018

For information please contact

To apply please complete the form below.

This programme is funded by the Department of Media Culture and Sport (DCMS) to work with Black and Minority ethnic (BME) women and girls and is run in partnership with Praxis, Migrant Rights Network, Doctor’s of the World, Iranian Kurdish Womens Organisation, Arhag and delivered by Olmec. It is open to women from black and minority ethnic backgrounds who need a helping hand to find a new or a better job and/or gain digital skills.

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