Introducing ‘New Shoots’ for unemployed young people

7 November, 2017

Written by: Vauxhall City Farm Education Team

Better jobs, business and skills > Children and young people > From the community > North Lambeth area

Vauxhall City Farm is running a personal development and employability skills programme for unemployed young people.

New shoots training in horticulture at Vauxhall City Farm

Young people will engage in activities to develop the skills needed to succeed in the world of work – such as self-confidence, teambuilding, communication and the ability to manage feelings in challenging situations. A qualification in manual handling will also be achieved.

Week by week

The programme will be running on Tuesday and Wednesday 10:30-15:00.

Week 1 involves team building activities

Week 2 is spent developing social and practical skills which will be applied during the delivery of a social action project

Week 3 provides the team an opportunity to identify a social action project, where they will be empowered to transform an area in local community

Week 4 is delivery week when the social action project is implemented. Participants need to be available Monday-Wednesday in this week

Week 5 focuses on developing and demonstrating the transferrable skills which have been learnt

Week 6 is when young people are supported to identify their goals and to make positive steps to achieve these

Support after six weeks

Additional 1:1 support and mentoring will be provided for up to nine months.

Starting the course

New Shoots start date is 14 November.


More information

  • If you think New Shoots is right for you or someone you know, complete and return a referral form. We will get in touch to arrange an informal chat.
  • Call our Education and Training team on 0207 582 4204 or email education@vauxhallcitygarm.org
  • For more about Vauxhall City Farm and the work they do in the community, see their information pages

 

 

 

 

 

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