work-wise Charitable Fund at SYCF
In the UK, young people continue to be the hardest hit by the recession and are almost three times as likely as adults to be unemployed.
Young people deserve the chance of a decent and productive job to build a better future. We need to tap into their talent and economic potential and must at all costs avoid disillusioned youth trapped in a cycle of working poverty or in danger of being detached altogether.
By providing resources to better prepare young people we can improve their employment and life prospects.
work-wise provides opportunities and experiences to educate and support young people to enable them to enter the world of work with confidence and work ready and to take their place in society as responsible citizens.
work-wise has been developed by volunteers from the business community to provide young people, our future generation workforce, with a broad range of inspirational, industry focused, work related learning and development experiences supported by employers throughout.
Enabling young people to better develop the personal attributes and skills, the work-wise essentials, they will need in preparation for future jobs and life.
The money raised through the work-wise fund will be used to:
- Provide opportunities and experiences to young people to enter the workplace with the basic elements necessary to secure employment – work-wise essentials.
- Campaign for improved opportunities for young people to develop the skills for jobs and life.
- Provide individuals with a structured work pathway based on real local industry.
- Provide aspiration for work grounded in reality.
- Complement learning to show relevancy of learning to work.
- Provide a creative approach to attainment.
- Develop skills for jobs and life including self pride, self confidence, personal responsibility and employability.
Start fundraising right away:
Download the Supporters Pack which includes a range of exciting ways that you can support the work-wise Charitable Fund at SYCF.
Make an online donation http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charities/work-wise
Other fundraising materials:
Download the A to Z of fundraising to help you get started.
Download the Sponsor Form
Download the Event template poster