Work, training and volunteering There are so many opportunities to access support to get back in to work, brush up your confidence and skills through training or start volunteering in Blackburn with Darwen. Explore your options and decide which one is best for you! Support to get back into work The thought of working for the first time, or getting back into work, may feel like a big step. A good start is to think about what job you might want by recognising your skills and interests. Support is available to help you take the next step. Personalised support is offered by many organisations in Blackburn with Darwen so that you can get the right help to find the right job and get in to work that's right for you and what will fit around any other commitments such as caring and parenting. Services to help you get into employment are offered at Care Network Hub and at other venue's around the borough. There's group work to make job searching more sociable, or if you'd prefer to talk in confidence, you could have a one to one appointment. Training and new skills for work Learning new skills and training is not only good to help you towards getting into work or changing career, learning is also good for your health and recognised as one of the five ways to wellbeing. Training and learning will both make a good addition to your CV and can also boost your confidence and support positive emotional wellbeing. Volunteering opportunities Volunteers make a fantastic contribution to society. Not only can it help someone in need, a worthy cause and contribute to our community it can also have health and wellbeing benefits to the volunteer themselves. The right volunteer position can help to relieve stress, meet new people, learn new skills, give a sense of pride and enjoy the positive feelings of giving to others. Interested in finding out more? Get in touch today If you want information and support to access support to get in to work, training and volunteering get in touch with Care Network so we can support you to link up with the right service for you. Click on our contact us page for the many ways you can get information and support from Care Network and our partner agencies.