Local involvement, building local partnerships, tailored mentoring and information, policy support of paid placement pathways…
Watch project staff and young job seekers share what’s useful in supporting young people into Green Jobs.
You can follow up each project featured in its own short film:
OrganicLea is a worker’s cooperative growing food on a 12 acre site in Chingford with volunteers and trainees of all ages and backgrounds.
Here Clare Joy and young trainees speak about the FoodWorks programme at the site for 16-25 year olds not in employment, education or training getting into sustainable food work.
Repowering London facilitates community-run solar energy projects, including Brixton Energy and the upcoming Hackney Energy.
Here CEO Agamemnon Otero talks about the involvement of young people in the process and the impact it’s had on their job and training trajectories.
The Arcola theatre is aiming to be the world’s first carbon neutral theatre. Here Feimatta Conteh talks about the ways Green Arcola benefits from the input of young people on sustainability projects, and how young job seekers like Yola can gain vital work experience at the same time.
Otesha’s Branch Out project aims to help 16-25 year old job seekers access work and training opportunities in green sectors through a mix of accredited courses, mentoring and work experience. Watch and listen here for more.