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Young Esperanza (Project Esperanza)

1Waterfront Avenue

Project Esperanza offers flexible appointments for young people aged 15 to 18 who may otherwise face barriers to employment, education and volunteer opportunites. Young people meet once a week and support is offered in CV writting, cover letters, increasing confidence in applying for jobs and gaining wider acecess to oportunities.

Appointments are offered as 1:1 or in a group and there are also opportunities within the group session for young people to build on employability skills.

Service Type


Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served


Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered


Young people from socially and economically excluded backgrounds

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