Jobs: Young people receive career guidance in Mile End
- Credit: Rehan Jamil
More than 80 young people went to the MyFuture event in Mile End to receive help and support to give them the best start in their careers.
The event, run by Tower Hamlets Council’s Targeted Youth Support team, for 16 to 19-year-olds who are not in education, employment or training, and under 25s with special needs or learning disabilities, took place at Mile End Ecology Pavilion on June 26, with more than 20 organisations offering training and employment opportunities.
Many other young people were able to speak with employers and training providers who were looking to recruit local talent for jobs, apprenticeships and courses.
Aleena Khanom, 17, said: “Before coming today I was really unsure about what I could do in the future.
“I’m pleased I came down today as I’ve had the opportunity to speak to some people and I have a better understanding of my options.”
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The council’s Targeted Youth Support team have been working council and third sector partners to give teenagers a bright future.
Deputy Mayor Oliur Rahman, cabinet member for economic development, said: “It was great to meet with so many young people at an event which helps them plan their next move.”
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For more contact the Targeted Youth Support team on 020 7364 5834 or email email@example.com