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Job Club for Deaf People
Community Matters Deaf Employment Job Club
Launched on 8th November 2016, the Job Club offers weekly drop in support, as well as one to one appointments, and a series of workshops aimed at supporting Deaf and Hard of Hearing people moving towards employability.
Are you looking to:
- Receive support with CV writing and completing application forms
- Get opportunities to apply and become involved with volunteering
- Be signposted to training, apprenticeships or educational courses to gain further skills
- Improve your confidence
- get involved with volunteering
- Gain employment, become self-employed, or start your own business with our specialist deaf and hard of hearing support
The weekly drop-in sessions are held at three locations as follows:
Tuesdays - 10am to 1pm
Blakenhall Community and Healthy Living Centre (The Bob Jones Centre), Bromley St, Wolverhampton WV2 3AS
Wednesdays - 10am to 12.30pm
Sandwell Deaf Community Centre (Sandwell Deaf Community Association), Summer St, West Bromwich B71 4JA
Wednesdays - 2pm to 5pm
Walsall Deaf People's Centre, 59A Lichfield Street, Walsall WS4 2BX
One to one appointments can also be made outside of the above job club times to meet the individual's needs.
For more details, please contact Marian White
The Building Better Opportunities programme is funded by Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund (ESF) who are co-investing in local projects tackling the root causes of worklessness, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.
Community Matters is one of four projects within this programme across the Black Country and will help people across Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley and Sandwell move into or closer to employment by developing their skills and confidence.
Community Matters is managed by the Heart of England Community Foundation in partnership with local organisations across the Black Country.
Zebra Access is one of those partners. We will be working alongside the following partners to deliver the project; Access to Business, Accord Age Matters, Ashley Community Housing Ltd, Bilston Resource Centre, Black Country Housing Group, Dudley Caribbean and Friends Association, Ideal For All, Just Straight Talk, Kids in Communication, Manor Farm Community Association, Refugee and Migrant Centre, Summit House Support, SWEDA, TLC College, Walsall College, Walsall Housing Group, WELL Associates, Workers Educational Association (WEA).
Zebra Access will be delivering the following specific activities:
- Job Club for Deaf People
- English Tutorial Sessions
For more information about the Community Matters Programme please contact Project Development Manager Chris Beech at Chris@zebra-access.com.