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Starting Point RDG
A mentoring and work experience placement service for people aged 16-25 who are currently not in education, employment or training.
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Starting Point RDG Aug 4
One of our funders Longleigh showcasing our lockdown story, check it out!
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Starting Point RDG Jul 23
// KATYA'S LOCKDOWN STORY // "Fear, uncertainty, confusion are just some of what my mentee was experiencing when COVID hit and lockdown was enforced..." To read the full story head over to our website:
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Starting Point RDG Jul 17
// THANK YOU SEGRO // We are passionate about thanking those who support Starting Point. have generously given financially to Starting Point through their Centenary Fund. Your generosity and support will enable the project to reach more young people.
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Starting Point RDG Jul 9
We have just started sending out quarterly newsletters. Which highlight stories from young people and mentors, as well as informing you on our latest news and updates. To receive these updates sign up here:
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Starting Point RDG Jun 29
getting you down? We love this quote from a young person we mentor. To make a referral or to become a mentor get in touch with us today:
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Starting Point RDG Jun 24
We seek to enable every young person to make and sustain positive change on their journey to achieving their aspirations. To make a referral, volunteer as a mentor or to connect your businesses, contact us via our website today
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Starting Point RDG Jun 18
20% of young people we mentored in 2019 accessed short term opportunities. Including mock interviews, training courses and social groups. To volunteer as a mentor or to make a referral contact us via our website:
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Starting Point RDG Jun 16
// Introducing the Mentoring Toolbox // Starting Point’s Mentoring Toolbox provides resources that enables our mentors to equip the young people they are working with to help them move forward.
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Starting Point RDG Jun 11
38% of the young people we mentored in 2019 continued with mentoring in 2020. To volunteer as a mentor or to make a referral contact us via our website:
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Starting Point RDG Jun 10
In August 2019, 63% of young people aged 16 - 24 were economically inactive, which means they were not working, not seeking work and/or not available to start work. Each young person we support has barriers unique to them mentoring approach helps address these barriers.
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Starting Point RDG Jun 9
We journey alongside young people. They are driving their journey whilst we are in the passenger seat beside them. To make a referral for a young person or to volunteer as a mentor get in touch with us today.
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Anne Woods Jun 2
Wonderful innovation from the Employer and Partnership Teams at Reading Jobcentre and on virtual mentoring opportunities for Young People. I’m looking forward to hearing about the success of your first events planned for later this month.
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Starting Point RDG Jun 4
It's Volunteer week! At Starting Point we have the BEST volunteers, they our fundamental to the work we do! We want to thank all our amazing volunteers for all they do and the impact they have on the lives of local young people.
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Starting Point RDG Jun 3
One in eight (12.8%) of young people have a diagnosable mental health disorder. At Starting Point each young person we support has barriers unique to them which is why a one to one approach is crucial for their personal development. To make or referral contact us today!
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Starting Point RDG Jun 1
Got those we love this quote from a young people we mentored into work. "I was in stupid places, doing stupid things, but now I see a brighter future.” To make a referral or to volunteer as a mentor get in touch with us today:
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Starting Point RDG May 29
// THANK YOU REAL TIME // We are passionate about thanking those who support Starting Point. Thank you to Real Time who partner with us to deliver our young person led production company called Action Media.
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Starting Point RDG May 28
In 2019, 25% of the young people we mentored at Starting Point accessed education. To volunteer as a mentor or to make a referral contact us via our website:
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Starting Point RDG May 26
// At Starting Point we strive to ensure that young people feel valued and believed in. We see potential in every young person we journey with. //
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Starting Point RDG May 21
Young people are most likely to have lost work or seen their income drop because of Covid-19. 1 in 3, 18 - 24 year olds is earning less than before the outbreak. We mentor young people into employment, education or training. We want to see young people thrive in their dreams.
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Starting Point RDG May 20
We are currently recruiting volunteers who can be trained as remote mentors, with the aim to move to face-to-face mentoring when the government allows. If you would like to be part of transforming a young life in Reading, get in touch today.
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