Oct 222014

The latest recent press item from Community Jobs Scotland, regarding creating jobs for young employment seekers.

Funding available to create jobs for young unemployed people
Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) is seeking applications from third sector employers in East Lothian who are able to create jobs to support young unemployed people.
Up to £5,000 funding is available for each job lasting 39 weeks for 16 to 17-year-olds and 26 weeks for 18 to 24-year-olds.

The majority of jobs created are for young people aged 16-19 years, however jobs can also be created for:
young people aged 20 to 24 years with additional barriers
young people aged 16 to 24 years with disabilities
young people aged 16 to 24 years currently in custody
young care leavers aged 16 to 24 years
How to get involved
If you’re interested in hosting a CJS employee, just fill out these forms and return them to communityjobsscotland@scvo.org.uk as soon as possible or by noon on 11 November.

What previous Community Jobs Scotland employers say
Janine Rennie from Open Secret:
“Community Jobs Scotland has been a fantastic experience for our organisation. Having Colin as part of the team, with his enthusiasm, creativity and drive has meant that the people using our services have a much improved quality of life.”

Ali Grant from Mayfield & Easthouses Y2K Project:
“CJS has enabled us to train a young person and then retain them as an employee – like ‘growing your own staff'”

Need help with your application?
Our team are here to help with all your Community Jobs Scotland questions.
Call: 0141 559 5006 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)
Email: communityjobsscotland@scvo.org.uk

For further information on Community Jobs Scotland visit the SCVO website.
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