JUfJ provider forum

The forum is an independent network of employability service providers in Edinburgh. It is run by and for providers through a steering group. 

The forum meets regularly and provides an opportunity for practitioners from across the network to come together.  It consists of organisations and individuals who support people to progress into sustainable employment. Our network strengthens the links between employability and tackling poverty, both locally and nationally.

The forum steering group is comprised of network representatives. The remit of the group is to:

  • Represent all members of the network
  • Liaise between funding bodies and members
  • Disseminate key messages to all stakeholders
  • Broaden the reach of the forum
  • Set agendas
  • Organise JUfJ forum meetings and events
  • Attend employability and related events
  • Highlight issues as raised by the forum network.

The steering group will meet prior to each session to finalise the agenda.

Upcoming forum dates:

  • Wednesday 17 November 2021, 10:00 - 12:00
  • Thursday 24 February 2022, 10:00 - 12:00
  • Wednesday 25 May 2022, 10:00 - 12:00

To register, please email paige.evans@capitalcitypartnership.org.

JUfJ Forum Steering Group
Name Organisation Role
Kate Kelman Capital City Partnership Steering Group Member
Kelly Thacker Community Renewal Trust Steering Group Member
Marion Findlay Volunteer Edinburgh Vice Chair
Paige Evans Capital City Partnership Steering Group Member
Pete Gilpin Prince's Trust Steering Group Member
Sally McGreevy Access to Industry Steering Group Member
Susan Paterson StartScotland Steering Group Member
Susie Donkin The City of Edinburgh Council Steering Group Member
Susie McIntyre Canongate Youth Steering Group Member
Vince Connor Forth Sector Steering Group Member

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