Work Placements

Helping Lancashire people with different barriers and support needs back into work.

By offering work placements or volunteer opportunities you can help people in Lancashire back into work.  There are a number of projects available across Lancashire which offer dedicated support to people with different barriers and support needs. Available projects include:

Age of Opportunity

Are you over 50? Would you like to work, gain new skills or be self-employed? If you are over 50 and unemployed or economically inactive, the Age of Opportunity project offers free support based on your needs and interests.

Changing Futures

Are you out of work? Do you face multiple and complex barriers to employment or training? Changing Futures supports people to engage in work or learning by overcoming problems associated with disadvantage.

Invest in Youth

Are you 15–24, out of work and not in training? Invest in Youth offers free support based around your needs and interests to help you earn and learn.


Journey2Work has been designed to support unemployed people into sustainable employment. Working closely with employers Journey2Work will help you recruit and retain the right people for your business.

More Positive Together

Need to recruit staff but find it hard to find the right people with the right skills? If so then you need to tap into More Positive Together (MPT) which is uniquely placed, through our social housing partners to target unemployed people living in social housing and support them in gaining relevant skills for employment.

Moving On

Do you want to support, recruit and train young new talent for your business? Do you want to have access to the next generation workforce? Moving On has been developed to help meet Lancashire's business needs for their workforce of the future.


Strengthening Communities, Volunteering in Lancashire is looking for employers in the county that are willing to provide work experience opportunities.

Workfit Women

Workfit Women provides a holistic package of employment support activities to women throughout Lancashire who are not in employment and who are experiencing two or more barriers to employment, training or job search.