New jobs club for young people in Harleston

A new and exciting jobs club for people aged 16-24 is to open in Harleston.

Following the success of the regular jobs club, Harleston Information Plus has set up the new club to offer specialist advice to young people living in and around Harleston and Diss.

The drop-in sessions will run every Thursday from noon to 2pm – with the first session being held on Thursday, September 27, at the Harleston Information Plus office in Exchange Street, Harleston – and will be open to all.

Lucy Marjoram, of Harleston Information Plus, said: 'We will be teaming up with local businesses and community groups to offer work experience, voluntary opportunities and taster sessions.'

Professional careers advisers will offer monthly sessions on a one-to-one basis while local employers will be providing group workshops covering the application process and answering interview questions with ease.


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Internet access and the latest apps are available for job seekers to carry out online job searches, help will also be on hand each week to offer useful and creative ideas when writing a CV, and the jobs club will have information on apprenticeships and high-quality training in and around the area.

Jake Kubala, of Harleston Information Plus, said: 'Many young people are leaving school or college and are looking to take their next steps, either into education or employment. We hope the club will provide the information needed to make those steps a little easier.

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'Gaining the experience from local businesses and writing a brilliant CV really do make a difference when applying for jobs.'

Harleston Information Plus has teamed up with Borderhoppa to offer free transport to those who live in villages and are unable to access the regular bus service. If you require transport, call in advance to book your place.

For further information, contact either Lucy or Jake on 01379 851920 or email jobsclub@harleston-norfolk.org.uk

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