NEW ROOTS for REFUGEES in Leeds and the Yorkshire region

PATH NEW ROOTS EMPLOYABILITY WORKSHOPS:

July to September 2021 – by Zoom

Please contact Elliot Reid on 07943 027922 to join any workshop

    JULY 

    How to find job vacancies – Tuesday – 13th July 10am

    Find out where to look for vacancies from recruitment agencies to social media sites.  

    There are lots of ways to look for a new job. We look at some of them in this workshop. Find out where to look for vacancies from recruitment agencies to social media sites. Choose the ones that suit you best.

     

    How to write a CV Tuesday 20th July 10am

    Check our CV advice on what to include and how to make it stand out. This workshop will guide you to create a CV and Cover Letter that gets you through to the interview stage. 

    • Our CV advice focuses on what to include and how to make it stand out.
    • A good cover letter will get your CVor application form noticed. A cover letter introduces you to an employer and asks them to think about your application. It’s a short letter – 3 to 5 paragraphs – that you should send with your CV.

     

    AUGUST  

    How to fill in an application form – Tuesday 10th August  10am

    Get help to complete paper and online application forms. This workshop will give you guidance on how to complete paper and online application forms. An employer may ask you to fill in an application form instead of sending a CV.

     

    Advice on volunteering – Tuesday 24th August 10am

    Advice on how to choose volunteering positions for your future career choices. You may not have much work experience to make your CV or personal statement stand out, however volunteering gives you experience and a chance to develop the soft skills that are useful in all careers. 

    This workshop will guide you through the benefits of volunteering such as:

    • find out what’s involved in a job to see if it’s for you
    • learn new skills or build on ones you already have
    • boost your confidence
    • give back to your community

     

    SEPTEMBER  

    Interview advice Wednesday 8th September 10am

    Find out about the different types of interviews what preparation is involved and how to do well in them. 

     

    How to answer common interview questions  Wednesday 22nd September 10am

    Learn how to answer interview questions confidently and make a good impression.

    Eligibility*

    Refugee/ Humanitarian Protection/ ILR (Settlement)/ DLR (Over 12 months- As a reult of an asylum claim)/ Resettled refugees

    Eligibility*

    Refugee/ Humanitarian Protection/ ILR (Settlement)/ DLR (Over 12 months- As a reult of an asylum claim)/ Resettled refugees

    The project is part-funded through the European Union Asylum Migration Integration Fund. Making management of migration flows more efficient across the European Union.

    Corporate and Business Partnership Opportunities

    Could you support refugees?

    The New Roots project provides help and support to refugees across the Yorkshire region to improve their skills towards gaining sustainable employment.

    We are seeking for corporate and business partners who could: 

    – deliver an online talk about what its like to work in your company or sector

    – host a virtual tour of your workplace which to provide a better understanding of the world of work to jobseekers who are not familiar with UK work places. 

    Your help will be a stepping stone to meaningful work, stability and the self sufficiency that refugees are looking for.

    Get in touch with our New Roots Project Manager, colvyn.inniss@pathyorkshire.co.uk

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