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Talent Match

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If you have been out of education, work or training for a year, then Talent Match London can support you to work toward your career goals by building skills, confidence and motivation through volunteering, training and employment opportunities.

Talent Match is a course that is mostly designed by you. You will have the freedom and time to explore your options.

Through personalised one-to-one support the programme helps to build skills, confidence and motivation through volunteering, training and work experience opportunities. There will also be the chance to take part in social activities, group sessions and excursions.

What we provide:

The journey is tailored to you and we guide you through the following steps:

  1. Outreach (we meet you in the local area)
  2. Personalised support
  3. Gain transferrable skills
  4. Job preparation
  5. Employment engagement (we put you in touch with established employers)

The activities are designed by you can include:

• CV development • Demonstrating single parent skills that transfer to the workplace • Group and individual sessions • Interview skills • Work-life balance

Talent Match is a programme being delivered by Gingerbread, in partnership with London Youth and funded by Big Lottery. It’s aimed to help young single parents get back into work, education or training.


Contact us via our form. A member of our team will be in touch with you to talk you through the next steps. You can also call us to register your interest or to discuss what might be suitable for you:

- 0800 652 3166 (London)
- +44 (0) 2920 471900 (Wales)
- +44 (0) 161 636 7540 (Northwest)

Even if we don’t currently run a programme in your area, get in touch so that we can let you know if we launch one near you.


See answers to many of our most frequently asked questions in the meantime.