Debt problems, benefit troubles and hunger: How a job club is helping a community get back on its feet
A job club has 500 reasons to celebrate after reaching a milestone in helping people find the foot on the career ladder.
The Peterlee Job Club is one of nine that operate across East Durham, giving people a place to make job searches and update CVs in venues much closer to home and are less formal than Government-funded centres such as jobcentres and colleges.
To mark its achievement of reaching 500 attendees, Police, Crime and Victims’ Commissioner for County Durham and Darlington, Ron Hogg, visited to present a certificate to commemorate the landmark figure.
The Job Club is part of the Stop Poverty In East Durham (SPIED) project, which is managed by East Durham Trust.
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