Catalyst work closely with Step Forward Tees Valley, aiding the project in finding volunteering opportunities for their participants.
Step Forward Tees Valley support local people to overcome the complex reasons preventing them from finding work. These barriers could include physical or mental ill-health, a lack of self-confidence, a gap in skills, a conviction, or an addiction. They support people to build on their strengths and aspirations, using the skills and expertise of partners and local employers to achieve their goals.
Step Forward Tees Valley programme is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund
Through Catalyst, Step Forward Tees Valley sources volunteering opportunities to help improve the work experience, skills, confidence, and socialisation of their participants.