Our Social Enterprise of the Week:
Aspire-igen offer independent careers and training advice throughout Yorkshire and beyond. They support people of all ages and from all backgrounds, helping them get into the workplace and achieve their goals.
Their Vision / Mission:
Aspire-igen are a Yorkshire based social enterprise committed to changing people’s lives for the better through learning and work. They help people, organisations and communities by giving them high quality tools, support and the motivation to achieve their ambitions.
Over the past 25 years they have grown to be one of Yorkshire’s largest providers of employment training and guidance services. They provide training, work experience and career support for anyone who may be struggling to find work. Supporting a huge range of people, from young people to lone parents, to help them get into work.
Why We Chose Them:
We know that finding an enjoyable and fulfilling career can be a hard task, so we think the support and guidance Aspire-igen provides is fantastic. Every year they help create career pathways for over 1,500 young people, by offering work experience and career support. For many young people who have just left school or university, deciding what to do with the rest of their lives can seem like an overwhelming prospect, so getting the right advice and support can be thoroughly beneficial.
The Work They Do:
How They Align With Our Values:
At Ground Up Digital we believe that everyone should be given the same chances in life regardless of their background or personal history. We strongly agree with Aspire-igen’s views on helping people who may be struggling get back into the workplace and think the support they are providing is really important. You can read more about our values here: https://groundup.digital/values/
How You Can Support Them:
To find out more about how you and your business could work with Aspire-igen and the services they offer visit: https://www.aspire-igen.com/aspire-igen