Friday, March 28, 2014

“Routes to Success” Job Fair in Castle Vale, 2 April 2014

Routes to Success Jobs Fair
Wednesday 2 April 2014, 10am–2pm
The Sanctuary, Tangmere Drive, Castle Vale, B35 7PX

Come along ready to present yourself and your CV to prospective employers and advisers offering access to:
  • “live” job vacancies
  • apprenticeship opportunities
  • workshops including CV and Interview Skills
  • work experience placements
  • benefit and debt advice
  • business start-up advice
  • training opportunities

To find out more information about the event:

This event has been organised by the Castle Vale Jobs, Training and Enterprise Sub Group which has been set up to improve employment opportunities in the local area. The event is supported by Castle Vale Neighbourhood Partnership, Castle Vale Tenants & Residents Alliance, Castle Vale Community Regeneration Services, Birmingham City Council including Connexions Birmingham, and Merlin Venture Ltd.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Help shape Mental Health Services for up-to-25 year olds

Young People’s event on Saturday 29 March 2014

Children, young people, parents and carers are welcome to come along to a day of supporting, learning and sharing to get their voices heard.

Let us know what you think, this is your opportunity to change the way that Community Mental Health Services for 0-25 year olds in Birmingham are delivered.

Held on Saturday 29 March from 12 noon at:
Fazeley Studios
191 Fazeley Street
B5 5SE

Join the conversation and spread the word: #0to25yrsMHS

To book a place, go online:

Monday, March 17, 2014

Pop Up Talent Shop in Northfield, Monday 31 March

Calling all 16-25s!
You're invited to come and check out the friendly local Pop Up Talent Shop, on Monday 31 March, between 12noon and 3pm, at 741 Bristol Road South, Northfield, B31 2NG

The Pop Up Talent Shop connects young people with employers and people in work. Inside the shop you can talk, hear, ask and show... You can demo your talents and take part in hands-on career tasters too.
After the shop you'll get the chance to sign up online where you can get linked up with work opportunities, mentors, training and development and even investment in your own talents for work.

See you there?
Facebook /PUTBirmingham
Twitter @PUT_Brum

Thursday, March 6, 2014

BBC3's "Free Speech" in Birmingham - 12 March

BBC3’s Free Speech is back, and looking to meet young people who want their voices to be heard.

This live political debate show, hosted by Rick Edwards, aims to give young people aged 16-34 a platform to voice their opinions to the people who can help make a difference. The first episode is on 12 March in Birmingham Central Mosque and will be focusing on the issues that you want to talk about. If you’re aged 16-34 and are interested in being part of the interactive audience, you can fill in this short online application form. You’ll need to be free from 5.30pm to 9pm on the day. You can check out the show at