Youth employment initiative

We know that you need different types of support to get into training and employment.  The YEI Team will meet you to find out what your needs are, and agree a personal plan.  Our dedicated workers will support you with:

  • Preparing your CV
  • Completing job applications
  • Cover letters
  • Interview skills
  • English & Maths
  • Supported access to external training
  • 1:1 support if needed
  • Work experience
  • Financial advice and support
  • Access to vacancies and apprenticeships
  • Dedicated Facebook vacancy page

Our links with jobcentre and other providers mean we can move you in the right direction towards training and employment quickly.

For more information call 01325 405898 or pop into the One Stop Shop, 13 Horsemarket, Darlington, DL1 5PW.

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The Tees Valley Pathways Programme will support 8,698 young people aged 15 to 29 across the Tees Valley who are unemployed or inactive with the aim of progressing them into Education, Employment, Training or Self-Employment.

The programme is delivered by a consortium of organisations from the Public, Private and Voluntary Sector. The overall contract value is £25.38m with £9.52m from European Social Fund, £9.52m from Youth Employment Initiative and £6.34m of Match Funding. It is part-funded by the European Social Fund and supported under the Youth Employment Initiative.