The New Opportunities project aims to improve the lives for those furthest from the job market. Through unique training modules, participants gain access to a wide range of work-related learning to improve their skills and confidence. Managed by Wales Council for Voluntary Association’s Active Inclusion fund, which is supported by funding from the European Social Fund, New Opportunities aims to improve the experience of people with disabilities and/or disadvantages through employment-focused volunteering and work experiences.
Participants will have access to a range of work-related training including:
- travel training
- customer care
- work awareness
- food safety
- environmental awareness
- health and safety
- manual handling.
- Be unemployed
- Have a work limiting health condition
- Aged 25+
- Live in the Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon Taf or Merthyr Tydfil counties
- Be in receipt of Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA) / Universal Credit (UC) equivalent for over 12 months, or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) / Universal Credit (UC) equivalent or not receiving any benefits
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