3 Ways for young people to celebrate World Youth Skills Day

It’s World Youth Skills Day on 15th July 2020. See how you can celebrate this day as a young person and turn inspiration into direct action…

1. Sign up for free YOUNG PROFESSIONAL training

Studying, working, looking for a job? Or not sure what you want to do in life? If you’re aged 14-24 and ready to train your skills the way you’d train your muscles in a gym, you’re in.

With free Young Professional training from Youth Employment UK you can boost your life and work skills. We’ll help you every step of the way, wherever you live in the UK. Build your skills, be the first to see new opportunities, and get your voice heard by youth employment decision makers in the UK.

Start your training

2. Try our free Skills and Careers booklets

Maybe you want to explore your skills and careers that match. Then again, maybe you’re looking for work and would like some help with that. Or… both!

Our free booklets are really easy to use, and filled with tips and activities. You can edit them so they match you and your interests and needs, too. Download and try them out today!

Skills & Careers Booklet Looking for Work Booklet

3. Volunteer as a Youth Ambassador

Aged 16-24? Volunteer as a Youth Ambassador with Youth Employment UK, wherever you live in the UK. Our Ambassadors get a taste from some amazing opportunities, from sharing their views with politicians in the Houses of Parliament to working as teams to do workshops and help other young people in the UK build their confidence. To keep things safe in times of Coronavirus our activities are currently all online, and you’ll be part of a really friendly and supportive – and ACTIVE – network of other young people changing the future of youth in the UK for the better.

Volunteer

Find out more about World Youth Skills Day and see how you can get involved!

For more information, please email info@youthemployment.org.uk or call 01536 513388.

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