The ‘Tigers Conversion Project’ provides ‘in-need’ individuals direct access to training and skills opportunities, psychological support (confidence, resilience and motivation), enterprise and direct employment opportunities for the most in need people in the Airedale, Castleford and Ferrybridge Districts.

Specific activities to be delivered:

  • Confidence building, personal development, communication skills and resilience-building workshops and 1-2-1’s to assist the employment entry process
  • IT/technology training and support
  • Jobsearch guidance and CV writing
  • Application forms and cover letter writing workshops
  • Work placements with employers (voluntary and paid)
  • Interview techniques and feedback with ‘real employers’ and skilled volunteers
  • List of employers (and routes into) currently hiring via the Castleford Tigers large employer/sponsor network and job bank
  • Employment matching scheme
  • Work placements
  • In-work support for individuals and employers
  • Key barriers support ie debt, housing and anxiety support To get involved please contact simonfox@castigers.com 07383 084303