The Council’s Work Clubs are held on a weekly basis at selected libraries throughout Nottinghamshire.
The Work Clubs are open to anyone looking for work and are voluntary to attend. The clubs give people the chance to meet others looking for work, build new contacts, share job hunting experiences and get advice on job searches, applications, interview techniques, CVs and even volunteering opportunities.
Special events are held regularly at the work clubs including sessions from employers talking about what they look for in job applicants, CV writing and confidence building workshops.
Local businesses are being encouraged to support work clubs by offering work experience or mentoring opportunities to attendees and making them aware of vacancies within their organisations.
Work Clubs around the county
Meets at Arnold Library, Front Street, every Tuesday afternoon 1.30pm - 3.30pm.
The workshop on 16 December is an employer visit [PDF]
Meets at Hucknall Library, South Street, every Thursday 3.30pm - 5.30pm.
The workshop on 4 December is Are you missing out on benefits? [PDF]
Meets at Kirkby Library, Ashfield Precinct, every Friday 10am - 12 noon.
Please note places are limited. Interested parties should contact either myself or Kirkby library staff to reserve a place.
Meets at Newark Library, Beaumond Gardens, every Thursday 10am - 12 noon.
Meets at Mansfield Library, Four Seasons Centre, every Wednesday 10am – 12 noon.
Please note places are limited. Interested parties should contact either myself or Mansfield library staff to reserve a place.
Meets at Retford Library, 17 Churchgate, every Friday 10am - 12 noon.
The workshop on 5 and 12 December is Steps 4 Success [PDF] - This is a 6 hour workshop which will run over 2 work club sessions for 3 hours each. This is a 2 week workshop - attendees should attend both sessions, starting at 9.30am prompt each date.
Meets at Stapleford Library, Church Street, alternate Mondays 2.15pm - 4.15pm.
The workshop on 24 November and 8 December is Steps 4 Success [PDF] - This is a 5 hour workshop which will run over 2 work club sessions for 2.5 hours each. This is a 2 week workshop - attendees should attend both sessions, starting at 2pm prompt each date.
Please note places are limited. Interested parties should contact either myself or Stapleford library staff to reserve a place.
Meets at Worksop Library, Memorial Avenue, every Thursday 10am - 12 noon.
Meets at West Bridgford Library, Bridgford Road, alternate Mondays 2pm - 4pm. View the West Bridgford work club flyer [PDF]
Please note West Bridgford work club now runs every 2 weeks.
For more information on work clubs around the county, visit the Employment and Skills Board website: www.nottinghamshireworkclubs.co.uk
Sponsorship and volunteering
We are looking for businesses to sponsor clubs to help fund the running of groups including the purchasing of refreshments and stationery that is required.
Are you interested in volunteering to support a work club? We are looking for volunteers to act as regular work club leaders. Training and support will be provided.
Further information is available from Denise Stephenson, Work Club Co-ordinator on tel: 07775 588 756 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.