Last week, Joseph Rowntree Foundation released their ‘State of the Nation’ report, showing how in work poverty is at its highest level for over 20 years, and that across the country an average of 9 children in a class of 30 will be living in poverty.
We are looking to sell our Pawson St building to better deliver our vision of reaching young people across many communities in Bradford through locally based community hubs. Selling the building will also enable us to be more efficient with costs and therefore invest more into direct work with young people. e:merge moved into […]
Since February our London young people have been working in partnership with Pump House Gallery and renown poet and musician Nego True to explore poetry and story telling. During these sessions the group has explored issues of knife crime, the perceptions of youth by society and life experiences and looked at how writing techniques such as metaphors, […]
YOUTH WORKERS Part Time (flexible) – 2 roles available of between 8 and 25 hours per week Location – South West London Salary -£20,168 – £22,267 FTE (inc. London Allowance) We are looking for youth workers to deliver and be jointly responsible for a diverse programme of youth work activities. They will be able to establish […]
Our London Youth Council successfully bid to the Wandsworth Youth Opportunity Fund to start Judo and Boxing sessions… “Yeah the session was fun, the move names sound fun and it’s hard work being on your hands and knees, but I like the challenge of learning the different moves and flipping people over. I never knew […]
“Youth work has changed my life; now I hope to inspire others.” My Dad died when I was two years old. When I was 11, my Auntie committed suicide and my Mum began to drink, and rapidly became an alcoholic. As a result I had to look after myself from a young age. We had weeks […]
After 8 years of working with young people on and around the Patmore Estate, our Development and SW London Director Kerry Astin, is leaving e:merge and the work of FAST. Kerry has done an amazing job founding FAST, leading the day to day work, overseeing the team and contributing her leadership abilities to e:merge more widely. She will […]
WE ASKED THE E:MERGE STAFF WHAT THEIR FAVOURITE SUCCESSES OF 2017 WERE… “This year we had a month of sessions where the young people took over. They planned and delivered creative sessions on issues of their choice; bullying, challenging yourself and knowing your rights. It was great fun and great to see the leadership and […]