Faith and Unemployment - delivering a more effective faith based response to local unemployment
Monday 16th December 2013 - Sheffield, 10am - 4pm
Overview How can our Churches and Faith groups help those who are struggling to find work? How can Ministry and Pastoral Care link meaningfully to the new world of work, income, jobs and careers – and offer real hope especially at this difficult time?
Who is this Workshop for? The day is open to all (organisations, individuals and groups) interested in supporting individuals who are looking for work, struggling with income or trying to re-build their career. People from all faiths and none are welcome.
The session explores from a practical ‘hands-on’ perspective how the faith and community sector can dramatically increase its impact and effectiveness to help those struggling at this time in local communities.
Keynote Speaker The keynote speaker will be Des McCabe, the U.K.'s leading job creation entrepreneur. Des will be detailing a series of steps and strategies that can help everyone to develop their future - irrespective of background, current situation, education or current situation. Churches and Faith groups can play a vital role in supporting people in this process.
Key Topics - The new world of work - Work It Out! - How to find the work you really want to do - Looking at yourself in SIX new ways - Building your future piece-by-piece with ‘Work it Out!’ - The ‘Work it Out!’ toolkit - How to find work that is not advertised - Workpiece ideas you can start today - How to create workpieces from nothing - 20 little known ways to get your CV to the top of the pile - Make sure you’re qualified for the new world of work - Building on individual strengths - The gap in provision - Opportunities for the Faith and Community Sectors - New partnership arrangements - what others are doing - How do WorkCentres work? - Location, facilities and funding - Numbers, progression and capacity building - Operational support for those setting up a WorkCentre - Training and development for WorkCentre facilitators - Monthly support sessions - Creating your WorkCentre
Practical Details Date: Monday 16th December 2013 Location: Sheffield - 10am – 4pm Registration with tea/coffee is from 9.30am Cost - £99 per person You and your colleagues are welcome at this event - please email email@example.com to confirm your attendance or call 028 417 54777 or complete the online form below. We will send you an invoice. Feedback from delegates from the conference
Very informative and innovative. Helped to guide me towards specific goals for our organisation
Very inspirational and well presented workshop.
Excellent! New experience for me - new perspective on work and employment.
Very relevant to the aims of our organisation.
Excellent! Helped in talking about active access to learning,
Really enthusiastic after today!
Very practical, gave me a new thought process to a critical issue for Belfast.
Excellent and inspirational - will explore the possibility of a WorkCentre and Next Step programme for our area. Thank you so much!
Very good and professional delivery.
Excellent! Far better and deeper interpretation of Good Relations that is present in many good relations initiatives and peace funded initiatives.
Has given me the inspiration me the to do something differently which could have practical spin offs for positive Community Development.
Very useful for generating ideas and making new contacts. Helped in providing ideas and contacts for our Peace Project.
Very well structured and worthwhile workshop - helped me revisit my understanding of employment and community development.
A ONE DAY WORKSHOP FOR ALL This special one day event addressed how local Churches and the wider Faith community can become more effective in tackling local unemployment and helping those most in need. If you would like to host a similar event in your area please contact firstname.lastname@example.org