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Charlie, aged 20, lived at home and wanted support with exploring benefits, learning a bit more about bank accounts and online banking, revising his CV, job searching effectively and developing the confidence to ‘sell’ his skills to potential employers.
He had felt unable to move forward and make progress for quite a while and it was getting him down.
He was taking antidepressants and wanted to make the move to being more independent from his family home.
What did we do?
At Centre 33 we think it’s important to empower young people to be independent. So we don’t do the work for them, we support them to be able to do the work themselves. We coached him with applying for universal benefit, sorting out his bank account and working on his CV. We also polished some interview skills and enabled him to identify his strengths and see how much he had to offer.
Then what happened?
Charlie’s feedback as we’ve gone along has been really positive. He says he feels more confident with how to approach a number of things. Following his coaching period with Centre 33, he leaves with:
- an income he is entitled to that he didn’t have before
- awareness of online resources to independently access basic support and guidance on job searching
- a CV and covering letter he is confident with and knows how to tweak to suit different roles
- the confidence to recognise the skills and experience he can bring to a potential role
- improved knowledge of online banking
- increased confidence in applying for jobs
‘I now know I can work through a challenging system and come out the other side’
New Horizons Project
Deciding what course to do?
Don’t know where to start?
Would you like coaching on money, work or getting online?
Have you been job searching but need a boost?
We’re running a special project to support young people with getting online, money and job hunting.
If you are aged 25 or under not in paid work, we can offer up to 20 hours FREE coaching to help you:
- Make sense of your money
- Get online
- Start to look for work.
Please contact us if you’re interested in getting involved.
Sam can meet with you in a comfortable one-to-one setting and support you in forming a plan to enable you to get closer to your goals. You can ask for support with CV writing application form skills, interview skills, exploring volunteer options, exploring education/training options, help with getting online, support in starting to job search or anything else that may help you move forward.
All Centre 33 services are confidential, which means that we will not tell anyone, without your permission, that you are in contact with us or what you tell us. That would only change if we thought you or someone else was at risk of serious harm – if we did have to pass that information on, we would always try to talk to you about that first.