What is Your Future?
As a young person looking for work, it can often be difficult to know where to start.
Your Future has been setup to help make it easier to navigate the services available, provide one to one advice and signpost you to the right support based on your needs.
If you’re 16-24 looking for work or job advice, Your Future is here to help.
To speak to the Your future team email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7974 8778.
Further employment support from Camden Council
As well as Your Future, there are a range of partners in Camden Council that provide bespoke employment and training advice to Camden residents.
Employment support and apprenticeships
- Good Work Camden – free employment support service for Camden residents.
- Camden Apprenticeships – gain experience and a nationally recognised qualification while earning a salary.
- Kings Cross Construction Skills Centre – training, apprenticeships, advice and opportunities in the construction industry local to King’s Cross.
- Mayor’s Construction Academy Hub – access to training and employment opportunities to support you into a rewarding career in construction.
- Careers and Connexions Service – information, advice and guidance on education, work and training. Call them on 020 7974 7252. Email them at email@example.com.
- Supported Internships – intensive on-the-job support and structured study programme for people with a learning disability and / or a disability, with an education, health and care plan and who are in their final year of school or college. Call: 020 7974 4358 / 3061. Email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Education and Training
- Camden Scholarships – opportunities for Camden residents of all ages to realise their potential through scholarship opportunities with Hult International Business School, and Birkbeck, University of London.
- STEAM programme – Camden STEAM (which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) offering a variety of initiatives, such as a school/employer brokerage programme; a girls mentoring programme with Facebook; a computer science programme for schools with Google; a work experience programme; and summer Camden Challenges for young people at employers. Talk to your school career lead to explore what opportunities are available to you.
- Community learning – access to free online learning courses and resources and to find local colleges. For people aged 19 and over.
- ESOL advice service – support for residents to help improve their English language skills.
Work experience placements allow you to explore careers options, experience a working environment and develop important skills such as communication and time management.
There are many local volunteering opportunities to choose from and it is easy to get involved. Visit Volunteer Centre Camden where you can search their online database of volunteering opportunities. Further information is available from:
- Voluntary Action Camden (VAC) supports voluntary and community action in Camden
- Greater London Volunteering (GLV) is the regional umbrella organisation for volunteering in London
If you live in or attend a school or college in Camden and are interested in a Camden Council work experience opportunity, email us at email@example.com