Migrant & Refugee Women Rise into Employment event 2018

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Award Winning RISE Employment Programme

Our accredited and award winning employability programme RISE, is designed especially for Women from Migrant or Refugee backgrounds, offers friendly advice, training and support to help you into work whatever your skills, qualifications or experiences.
RISE has been awarded the Best Tenant Employment/Training Programme at the Housing Excellence Awards May 2017 recognised for outstanding work in partnership with Arhag in helping the Migrant and Refugee community to achieve their potential.

The M&R 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 migrant and refugee 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 days of group learning and support followed by 4 weeks in a guaranteed work trial in the Care sector or a guaranteed interview in the Housing and Community sectors.

 Group 1 (Intensive)Group 2 (Saturdays only)
M&R Women into Employment Open day/ Launch July 2nd 2018
Session 1 - Group TrainingJuly 9th
July 14th
Session 2 - Group TrainingJuly 10th
July 21st
Session 3 - Group TrainingJuly 11th
July 28th
Session 4 - Group TrainingJuly 12th
August 4th
Session 5 - Group TrainingJuly 13th
August 11th
Session 6 - Assessment & moderation w/c July 16thw/c August 13th
Work placements & one to one sessions
Session 7 -Work trial / work placement / job coachingw/c July 23rdw/c August 20th
Session 8 -Work trial / work placement / job coachingw/c July 30th w/c August 27th
Session 9 - Work trial / work placement / job coachingw/c Aug 6th w/c September 3rd
Session 10 - Work trial / work placement / job coaching w/c Aug 13th w/c September 10th

Get involved – Timeline & application process

  • Open day/launch on Monday 2nd July 2018, 11:00am – 7.00pm at Selby Centre, Selby Road, London N17 8JL
  • Applications run for 3 weeks from June 11th to July 7th 2018

For information please contact:

To apply please complete the form below.

RISE into Employment Programme Application Form

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