Opportunities Platform

Are you 14-17 years old? Find your next opportunity!

Welcome to our Opportunities Platform! Here you can find tips, hints & links to interesting offers all around London (online and offline). We will keep this page updated with the newest opportunities. Once you spot something that you want to engage with, just drop us a message and we will get you started.
Are you with Compass? Text Stacey at 07500905156
Are you part of Breakthrough? Text Claudia at 07384314079 or Francis at 07387822270  
What I liked most about the course was that we learnt how to use a camera... and we were able to keep them too. I take pictures now every day!
Ellie
14 years old

Ongoing 2020

Are you interested in Performing Arts?

The big house might be something you want to take a look at. The Big House is a place where people who

Industry Cadets Virtual Work Placement

We’re looking for young people aged 14+ who would like to take part in a minimum of 30 hours of virtual work experience. The experience will take you through a series of virtual meetings, videos and workbooks, to guide you through key processes in Land and Planning, Technical or Commercial. At the end of your placement, you will graduate as an Industrial Cadet, receive a Silver Level Award, and gain exclusive access to the Industrial Cadets Online Network.

Just let us know!

You have an idea and what to find out more options about how you can realize this idea?! If you are a Compass Participant, text Stacey! If you are a part of Breakthrough, text Francis or Claudia and we will try to work it out!

Let's learn about Social Change

Creators on YouTube are in a unique position to generate a positive social impact by creating meaningful dialogue around current topics and issues. Get the tools to help communicate your message on YouTube. To complete this course: first, sign in, then finish the lessons at your own pace and pass the course exam with 75% to get your letter of completion.

Employability Skills with PWC

The programme combines both live and pre-recorded sessions which will provide you with an insight into PwC and an opportunity to develop your employability skills. You’ll also have the chance to engage with a range of PwC ambassadors through the interactive live sessions, whilst having the flexibility to watch and listen to the recorded sessions at a time best suited to you each week. We recognise that you’ll continue to have school or college commitments during the four-week period so we’ve made the virtual programme as flexible as possible.

August 2020

Photo-Voice Instagram Takeover

We're delighted to announce we're planning an Instagram Takeover to showcase the fantastic work produced in London, Bradford and Cardiff. The groups will have images shared on our Instagram account, @photovoiceuk for the month of August. They don't need to do anything to take part as we will be sharing the images, however, we've developed some guidelines to help with safe engagement online – see attached. We're hoping to make this a really positive opportunity to celebrate the images and allow participants to see works from other groups involved.

Virtual Summer Camp

We offer more than education with our virtual summer camp. Our camp will help students aged 11-14 catch up and get ahead with video game design and film-making activities.

Youth Hub - Activities

For over 20 years Islington Council has been funding free activities and opportunities over the summer holidays. Summerversity gives young people aged 13+ who live or go to school or college in Islington the chance to learn new skills, develop interests and talents, make new contacts and most of all have fun.

Your opportunity to teach the police about what you want, think, need!

Get involved! The Met Police is trying to reach the widest possible representation, to allow the young people to have a chance to express their views and help The Met to shape their policies to the needs of young people in the community

It's LINK UP time!

@Breakthrough Participants (year 10 & 11) Let’s meet and spend some quality time together. Food & Drinks are provided as always!

Rollercoaster Challenge! Here we come!

Are you ready for a Roller-coaster Challenge?! Let’s go and spend a great day at the Thorpe Park!

I had a great manager during my work placement with Berkeley, Marlene, who made sure every minute spent with the team I was busy learning something. It was amazing to find out so much about the construction industry... What an experience, thank you so much Berkeley!
Kerry Girt
Care Leaver
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