Published: 5th Sep 2019

The youth charity YHA (England & Wales) will partner with UK work-placement charity, Movement to Work (MtW), to provide work placements and other job opportunities for young people. YHA already provides work placements through its network of 153 youth hostels and head office in Matlock, Derbyshire, but wants to widen its reach and have greater impact by using MtW’s network to share experience and best practice. Through MtW, YHA aims to provide around 80 placements each year across its administrative functions and hostels. Many of these will lead to jobs within YHA. Where positions are not available, the experience and training will help young people find employment elsewhere. MtW is a collaboration of UK employers which tackle long-term youth unemployment through high-quality work experience and other opportunities. 80,000 work placements have been made possible by employers, charities and government working together through MtW; 50% of those completing placements have taken … (To read the full article, subscribe below)