So what actually is Employ ME?

Employ ME is a programme of support for 16-25 year olds to have access to the right support and resources to prepare them for the working world – and education, employment and training. This programme is generously funded by Charities Aid Foundation across 2021-2023. 

more about the Employ ME course…

After consultation with young people, the Employ ME course explores the following key areas: 

  • Good Practice in the Workplace 
  • Support Strategies for Health and Wellbeing 
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 
  • Professional Communication and Social Media Skills 
  • Creating Your Network and Portfolio 
  • CV and Application Writing 
  • Interview Techniques 

The course is delivered through: 

  • A flexible, interactive and personalised online course on our Teachable platform, put together by The Mighty Creatives and Colab Creation, in consultation with young people.  

who is eligible for support?

The programme aims to support young people who meet the following criteria: 

  • Aged 16-25
  • Living in the Midlands (East and West Midlands), 
  • Is a care-experienced young person (currently a Looked After Child, Transitioning out of Care or a Care Leaver/Previously Looked After),
  • Is currently NEET, or at risk of becoming NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training).