G.R.O.W. Project

Looking for part-time work? The G.R.O.W Project can help you.

Age Range:

16-24

The Service:

The G.R.O.W project aims to improve part-time employment opportunities for Southwark residents between the ages of 16-24 and to help support our young people to gain invaluable experience and to earn an income alongside their other responsibilities.

Support is offered on a one to one and confidential basis with a named advisor and is tailored to the individual’s needs.

We offer:

  • Careers Advice and guidance
  • Personal and Careers development and planning
  • CV development and cover letters
  • Workshops
  • Disclosure
  • Job search and job applications
  • Interview skills
  • Budgeting skills
  • Access to benefits advice & housing
  • Funding applications
  • In-work support and guidance

Who is the service for?

Southwark residents aged 16-24 looking for part-time work of between 2-34 hours per week

  • Students
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Lone parents
  • Carers
  • Care leavers
  • NEETs
  • Those who have other responsibilities or commitments preventing them from accessing full-time work

Criteria for access to service

Free service

Accessibility of this service

Physical accessibility

How this is provided:

Ramp, lift and disabled toilet

How can I access this service?

Referrals accepted from external organisations, statutory services, colleges and those who want to self-refer. Please contact a member of the G.R.O.W team as detailed below

How is this service funded?

Southwark Council Youth Fund

Do you need to pay for this service?

No

Confidentiality and Impartiality

This is a confidential and impartial service

Useful to know

The office is open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm but closed on Bank Holidays.

Contact us

You can send an email to the GROWproject@stgilestrust.org.uk or nadia.adam@stgilestrust.org.uk.

Alternatively, call Nadia Adam on: 020 7708 8039 or 07770 013617 and if not available please leave a message. You will be contacted at the earliest possible time.

Training provided:

Workshops/training delivered:

  • Employability skills
  • Interview skills
  • Confidence and motivation
  • Money and budgeting

Drop in service

By appointment only, but access is available in an emergency