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Register for a programme

Register to be a Candidate or Advocate on an Inspiring Connections programme in 2021. The next programme starts on 20th January.

Inspiring Connections boosts the careers of people experiencing barriers to meaningful work.

Inspiring Connections is a personal and professional development programme for people to gain the opportunities, support or momentum they need to take the next steps towards their career goals. It works by bringing people with barriers to work, Inspiring Connections Candidates, together with Advocates; a range of professionals and business owners motivated to support others to find fulfilling work. Candidates and Advocates participate in six group-based sessions together to empower Candidates and facilitate valuable new relationships.

Our participants

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

The Programme

Your commitment

Both Candidates and Advocates commit to attending six 2-hour sessions, held weekly, as well as a one off induction session before the start of the programme. Due to the impact of COVID-19, we are planning to deliver the next Inspiring Connections programmes online, using video conferencing software. If possible, we will offer programmes in-person from a central London location. You will have the opportunity to indicate your preference for participating online or in person on the registration form. There is also the opportunity to indicate any other IT access needs you might have.

Our Values

This course has made me want to volunteer again as a mentor. A mixture of sharing my life experiences and our collective discussions made me feel that we collectively helped a group of wonderful candidates move forward with their aspirations.

Inspiring Connections Advocate

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME

It was just confidence-building the whole time we were there, every month. It’s the fact that you get to talk to people who are well connected, and now I can bring those skills to future meetings with professionals when I meet them.

Inspiring Connections Candidate

TESTIMONIALS

Hear what our past Candidates and Advocates have to say about the programme..

OUR PARTNERS

Inspiring Connections is delivered in partnership with Catch22 and the following organisations

CONTACT US

Find out more about the programme and register to be a Candidate

Josh Falconer-Roberts Catch22 | Project Manager | josh.falconerroberts@catch-22.org.uk | 07545 421 289