This is the place for young people, parents and carers to find out what’s on offer from a wide range of organisations across the city. Information is provided for different age categories:
Whether the young person is still at school, just left, unemployed or thinking about college but struggling to know what to do, we’re here to offer a helping hand. From employment and training opportunities to support with wellbeing, finance, and travel, this one stop shop helps young people find their future.
For more information about how our Skills and Work team can help young people, email SAWhelpline@salford.gov.uk
Salford is calling on all businesses small or large to support our young people so that we can build a better Salford, to grow, work and live. We are committed to helping young people find good work and training opportunities.
Many Salford businesses already offer career talks, shadowing, mentoring and work experience and we’d like them to continue doing this both online and face to face. That way they can stay in touch, inspire and encourage young people, for when opportunities arise, and they need to recruit. If they can also offer apprenticeships and jobs now or in the future, so much the better, and we will support that as much as possible. Young people have a wealth of skills, talent and potential but this is at risk of being lost, so there has never been a more important time to provide them with opportunities.
To see how you can help young people please see our initial list of suggestions as we‘d love to share your resources online in an ‘employer resource’ section of our youth hub. So, if you have a video or podcast on your own YouTube account, just send us the link or we can add it the council’s YouTube channel. To find out more or ask any questions about how to get involved, please contact Sarah Scanlan in our Skills and Work team on email firstname.lastname@example.org