Are you aged 16-24 and are out of work?  Has the pandemic made things harder for you to find opportunities?  We realise that the impact of the pandemic caused by COVID-19 has been particularly challenging for young adults.

As a result, Bradford District has set out a commitment to young adults in the district to connect them to work and opportunities, and to offer support.  This exciting youth offer is called Future Boost and consists of a number of activities and programmes all targeted at support for young adults aged 16-24. 

For information, contact futureboost@bradford.gov.uk or visit our Facebook page HERE.

See below for information on what's Included in the Future Boost offer:

  

Kickstart
Up to 2000 work paid work placements in all areas of work. Each lasts 6 months and are 25 hours per week, leaving time to take advantage of the other activities available.  For details of current available placements, see HERE

 

Sporting Chances
A number of opportunities available as below:

  • New jobs for young people to gain accredited learning and experience within the world of sport. For more details, please contact kickstart@bradford.gov.uk
  • New apprentice Youth Worker opportunities - details can be found HERE
  • Free leisure pass for all 16-19 year olds
   

My Kinda Future
Online mentoring and career support from people in business, which can help you to consider your options and find work. For more info, see HERE

 

National Careers Service
The National Careers Service offers digital careers guidance, skills and interest tests online, where you can also find in-depth information on hundreds of different jobs. For more info, see HERE

 

Bradford150 Legacy
This is a programme to help young leaders in the district to learn tools and skills, build connections and receive personalised leadership coaching.  To get more information, visit HERE 

 

Bradford SkillsHouseYouth
Offering support to get into work or training, advisers from Bradford SkillsHouseYouth can help young people to overcome any barriers they have such as housing, money, health issues and more.  See www.skillshouseyouth.co.uk for contact details.

 

Summer Unlocked
A programme of arts and leisure activities happening around the fantastic public spaces in the District.  For more information on what's happening, visit HERE

 

Emotional Health & Wellbeing Support
A range of support with emotional health and wellbeing, including access to online counselling.  To find out more, visit HERE 

 

Training Courses
Access to training courses at local colleges and training providers, which will be a stepping stone to finding work.  Find more information HERE

   

Youth Service
The Youth Service will be offering an exciting programme of experiences and support, enabling you to Be Valued, Be Someone and Be Active.

 

Digital Jobs Board
Find live vacancies for jobs, training and apprenticeships at www.skillshouse.co.uk/