New online resource to help young people prepare for work
3 April 2020
YES Youth Employment Service, operating throughout East Suffolk, introduces online Career Club to assist young people in searching for jobs amid coronavirus outbreak. The Youth Employment Service (YES) traditionally supports young people aged 16-24 who are NEET (not in employment, education, or training) through 1:1 support sessions, group workshops, and by hosting third...
Work experience students help fight rising demand in supermarkets
20 March 2020
Young people on Team Programme are completing work experience in a local Tesco store to gain vital skills and help quell rising demand amid stockpiling. Harvey, 17, applied to a Tesco store in Felixstowe to complete his work experience placement as part of our Team Programme personal development course. Since...
Online courses for you!
19 March 2020
Were you feeling a bit stuck before Covid-19? Are you struggling to find work, write your CV and get work experience? Then you might be feeling uncertain about your next steps. One things for sure - you shouldn't let Coronavirus stop you from doing what you want to do! Now...
Terry Baxter calls on Government for support amid Covid-19 Outbreak
18 March 2020
Inspire Suffolk’s Terry Baxter has called on the Government to be clear about its support for the charity sector during the current Corona Virus pandemic. The charity CEO has written to Ipswich MP Tom Hunt to ask that the charity sector is not forgotten when the Government looks at sectors...
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Inspire Suffolk are continuously monitoring the Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak and will ensure our policies reflect local and national authorities, public health advice and WHO guidelines. At all times, we are acting responsibly to do what we can to prevent further spread of the coronavirus. For this reason, we have taken...
Looking after your mental well-being
During this uncertain time, we here at Inspire Suffolk want to focus on all the positive things you can be doing to look after your mental well-being. Situations like this are not pleasant for anyone and can cause many to experience feelings of unease and anxiety. It is important that...
Prepare to be blown away by our Step Up Offshore Wind programme!
16 March 2020
For the past 2 weeks our Step Up programme teamed up with Offshore Wind Skills Centre (OWSC). Over the course of the 2 weeks the young people learnt about various jobs within the offshore energy industry. People from across the sector came and gave talks to the group of young...
Meet our Staff and Student Award Winners
12 March 2020
Each year, our Staff and Student Awards recognise the successes and incredible transformations of those we've have the pleasure of working with over the last 12 months. At our third annual ceremony, hosted by Terry Baxter on Tuesday 10th March, we shared stories of resilience, determination and professionalism that we're...
Opus People Solutions raise over £3000 for young people in Suffolk
15 February 2020
Opus People Solutions kick off this year’s fundraising for Inspire Suffolk with Valentine’s Day Bake Sale, after raising £3466.37 for the charity in 2019. For two years running, Opus has chosen Inspire Suffolk as their charity of the year, after recognising the importance of supporting young people in the area....
What would you change with £3000?
4 February 2020
Ipswich Opportunity Area are offering young people, aged 10-25 the chance to have their voice heard. Funded in partnership with 4YP, the new Ipswich Pitch initiative invites groups of up to 10 people to come up with a concept for a project that will have a positive impact on the...