We are delighted to announce that Youth Employment UK (YEUK) have joined us as our latest partner!
YEUK is the leading campaigning and membership organisation dedicated to tackling youth unemployment in the UK.
They believe that their approach to youth unemployment is unique and sustainable and one that will have the biggest impact on the growing crisis. Their campaign is supported by an advisory board of members who have extensive knowledge and experience within youth employment which ensures that they deliver on their mission detailed below.
– To support young people (Age 16-24) not in employment, education or training (NEET)
– Bring together organisations working to support NEET young people, in order to share ideas, information and best practice; to encourage collaboration.
-Encourage organisations to become members of Youth Employment UK CIC and sign up to the Positive Youth Charter
-To support employers to reduce barriers which currently prevent young people from gaining employment
-To support schools to cultivate well equipped employees of the future
-To improve links between business and education
-To support young people with quality information and sign posting of the services and opportunities available to them
-To listen to young people’s voices
-To campaign as one central voice on matters regarding youth employment to government
To find out more information about YEUK visit their website at: www.yeuk.org.uk
“I am thrilled to have YEUK on board with JCI UK. Both our organisations are making so much positive impact within the lives of young people and together our voice becomes louder. I have been truly inspired meeting some of their Youth Ambassadors and am extremely excited about future work and projects together.”
Michael Steel, JCI UK Strategic Partnership Director
“YEUK and our Youth Ambassadors are proud to partner with JCI UK. Together, we will be even more effective in helping to bridge the gap between the needs of young people and employers. We are looking forward to bringing together our regional teams with JCI Members and working on local projects to support our vision of a more youth friendly culture among UK employers.”
Sylvia Mclevy, Youth Ambassador Mentor Youth Employment UK
More information on how you get can involved will be made available through your local JCI UK Local President shortly.
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This post was written by Michael Steel