Young job-seekers can get free careers advice, meet employers and training providers and apply for live vacancies and opportunities at a Choose Your Future employment extravaganza, Croydon Live, next week.
Croydon Live will take place 2-5pm on Thursday 26 October at the TMRW hub, 75-77 High Street, Croydon. This event is free, open to anyone aged 16-25 living or studying in Croydon and aims to help young people plant their feet firmly on the career ladder. Job-seekers can apply for live full-time, part-time and seasonal vacancies, as well as training opportunities, so are welcome to take their CV along on the day. Employment advisers will be on hand throughout the event to give advice and help with any queries, along with some of the employers and training providers themselves. For more information visit www.croydon.gov.uk/croydonlive
The Croydon Live event is part of the Choose Your Future campaign that Croydon Council and partner organisations are preparing to launch this month. Shaped by young people from across the borough, Choose Your Future is about encouraging positive life choices. The campaign focuses on the priorities young people highlighted at Croydon’s first youth congress, this year – helping them stay safe and access local employment opportunities.
“As London’s growth borough, Croydon is full of fantastic opportunities and our young people are full of energy, enthusiasm and ambition. We are giving them a voice and listening – it’s great to hear that employment opportunities are a priority for them; they are keen to know what’s out there and how they can access it.
“If you are a Croydon resident aged 16-25 or attend a Croydon school or college, and you are looking for employment, I would urge you to get along to Croydon Live. This is a great opportunity to get free careers advice and meet employers and training providers – you can get help applying for live vacancies and opportunities on the spot.”
Councillor Alisa Flemming, cabinet member for children, young people and learning