Training & Employment

Employability Hub

1-1 Support – Young people aged 15-25 can access support around emotional well-being, self-confidence and developing skills for progressing to their next steps. CY works in partnership with other agencies to provide a holistic and tailored service.

Work in SchoolsCY provides a schools liaison service with local high schools. This is for young people who require support to progress into employment, training and further education. Support focuses on building a positive routine, goal setting and emotional well-being.

Activity Agreement – is a voluntary contract between a young person aged 16-19 and a coach where the young person agrees to participate in a programme of learning to help them progress on to formal learning, training or employment. Our activity agreement coach will work with young people to help them develop skills, confidence and experience.

For more information contact Susie McIntyre on susie@canongateyouth.org.uk or 0131 556 9389

Offers young people employability support through one to one and group work sessions.

Learn to cook alongside a professional chef every Monday 3-5pm.

Weekly group work sessions exploring healthy living topics including fitness, self-esteem building, chill out skills, cooking and art.

Young people can access help with CV writing, applications and job searching in an informal setting. Every Wednesday 3pm -5pm.