BME Women – Rise into Employment

Award Winning RISE Employment Programme

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 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 1 intensive week of group learning followed by 5 weeks in a guaranteed volunteer or work placement of your choice and/or 1-2-1 job coaching support.

The sessions will take place from 09:30am to 4:30pm at Tamil Community Housing  Association (Tottenham).

 Group 1 - Intensive week
(women only)
Session 1 - Group TrainingOctober 29th (Monday)
Session 2 - Group TrainingOctober 30th (Tuesday)
Session 3 - Group TrainingOctober 31st (Wednesday)
Session 4 - Group TrainingNovember 1st (Thursday)
Session 5 - Group TrainingNovember 2nd (Friday)
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 December

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

For information please contact

How do I Apply?

To apply please complete the form below. Application ends on October 26th 2018 at midday.

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

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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