Journey to a Job 2015

Posted by Jane Firth | 03/09/2015 | Category: Community

  • Are you aged 16-24 and currently out of work?

  • Do you want to increase your chances of getting a job?

  • Would you like to gain experience working in a retail store or a florist?

  • Want to practice your interview technique and get support with employability skills?

  • ………All for FREE!

Working with Jobcentre Plus, Central England Co-operative are facilitating 2-day workshops across their trading patch during September 2015 that will provide young people like you with a helping hand in your search for a job.

Watch the short video below to find out more


The workshops are focused on providing you with an employers perspective on the best way to:

  • find a job – Jobcentre, newspaper, web, social media
  • get a job – CV writing, online application forms, interview skills
  • keep a job – contracts, personal organisation, business etiquette

There is also the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in one of our stores.

Amy Chambers participated in the programme in 2013 and secured a permanent position within our Lichfield Store. Amy would encourage others to attend because:

  • you’ll learn tons and BE CONFIDENT
  • the experience makes you realise your future goals and ambitions
  • it's an opportunity worth grabbing, and it's good fun
  • it gives you a better insight in to getting a job – full of good information and techniques


Workshops are being facilitated in September in these locations:

  • Birmingham (15, 17, 28, 30)

  • Lichfield (9,11, 21, 23)

  • Glenfield (8,10, 22, 24)

  • Raunds (15,17, 28, 30)

To get involved & start your journey to a job contact Jobcentre Plus on 0345 606 0234.