The Hackney 100 programme is a paid work placement scheme for Hackney Residents aged 16-19. This programme gives 100 young people, who live or study in Hackney, their first experience of the working world. So if you’re 16-19 and interested in participating, you will work with high-calibre local employees whilst earning £7.50 per hr. for a minimum of 70 hours.
The placements are flexible to ensure both businesses and local young people get the most out of the programme and details like the days worked would be arranged by you and your employer. There are placements on offer across a wide range of business sectors as well as 25 placements available within the council.
To take part in Hackney 100 you have to:
- Be 16-19 yrs. old
- Study or have studied and currently live or have lived in Hackney
- Be ambitious and driven
Applications to join the Hackney 100 programme are now open.
Find out more and apply online now at hackney.gov.uk/hackney100.
Hackney Works is a free service offered to all Hackney residents. The aim is to connect local people to opportunities in Hackney’s growing business community and to give them access to personalised employment support, IT facilities, basic skills training and job opportunities.
Hackney Works advisors offer:
- One-one support
- Advice on making a strong job application
- Tips on how to succeed at interviews
If you would like to access this service you can sign up to the Hackney Works newsletter for all the latest information about local vacancies right here.
WELL STREET STUDENT MAKERS MARKET
Are you unemployed, a student or a graduate? And want to learn about freelancing, marketing, product development and more? Then this opportunity is for you!
Well Street Student Makers Market are recruiting now for young people aged 16-30 interested in fashion, illustration, ceramics, art and jewellery; to access free business training and free stalls to display their unique and original work. The market will be held the first Saturday of every month and this opportunity is also an amazing networking tool as you will get to meet other makers and learn new skills to add to the ones you already have. AND make some money at the same time!
Young people need to be:
- unemployed, a student or a graduate
- 16-30 years old
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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