Work club aims to provide support for unemployed
BRIGHOUSE Salvation Army is providing a listening ear and practical help to people seeking a way out of unemployment.
A new Work Club which meets on Mondays at the Salvation Army in King Street, Brighouse, aims to help the unemployed with looking for jobs, writing CVs, completing application forms and preparing for interviews.
It will also help people deal with disappointment and rejection letters and build feelings of self-confidence.
Major David Radford said the problems facing the jobless were so great that there was a need for a new service.
“Following the renovations of our hall last year, we felt the church had a contribution to make. We recognise that there are already ‘work clubs’ in the area but the need is so great we believe we have a contribution to make at this time,” he said.
“Those coming to the club will find it to be a friendly, non-threatening but purposeful environment. We do not have all the answers but we do have the desire to help those on their journey to employment.”
Major Radford said the club was supported by skilled advisers and that internet access would be available.
The club met for the first time this week. It is open every Monday from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. For more information tel 01484 401175.
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