Employability

Amina’s ‘Inspiring Aspirations’ Employability Project offers employability support to Muslim and Minority Ethnic women across Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Perth. Empowering and supporting women, we aim to make paid employment, self-employment, volunteering, training and learning opportunities more acceptable, accessible and sustainable for the women we work with.

Throughout the year the project offers:

Tailor made employability training programmes

English conversation classes

Esol for employment

Personal development workshops eg confidence, dealing with anxiety, presentation skills

Support and Grow events eg starting up your own business, speed mentoring, A-Z jobs

One to one support sessions which include

  • Skills/Strengths recognition
  • Setting goals
  • CV and cover letter
  • Searching for jobs
  • Completing job applications
  • Interview tips and techniques
  • Volunteering/work experience

Securing a job in today’s economic climate is a challenge for anyone, particularly for our women, many whom face complex barriers.  Through our personalised support we empower women to recognise and develop their ability, skills, self-confidence and potential; equipping them with tools, techniques and the necessary knowledge to impress employers and organisations alike.

Find out the next employability workshops on our events page.

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Support AMINA

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Helpline

The helpline is a listening ear for women across Scotland. All calls are strictly confidential and non-judgemental; we always deal with clients in a faith and culturally-sensitive manner.

We can help women in English, Urdu, Arabic, Bangla and Swahili and, when required, using online interpreting.

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