Our Mission


We help young people, 16-24 years old, who need support into sustained employment, apprenticeships or purposeful learning.

We do this through individually matched work placements with local employers.





What We Do


WorkingRite helps young people get their foot in the door, regardless of their academic background or previous experience. We believe not everything can be simulated in a classroom or rehearsed in tests. Many important skills can only be learnt working side-by-side with an experienced adult – on the job, where it counts.

We therefore individually match young people to local businesses for work placements lasting up to six months. Our trainees learn in a proper workplace, receive one-to-one mentoring, earn a weekly allowance and are given the chance to prove themselves in the real world of work.

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WorkingRite At A Glance



WorkingRite was established in 2008 in Edinburgh.

We became a charity in 2011.

We help young people in Glasgow, Argyll, Moray, Aberdeen City & Shire, Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian.

We place approximately 150 young people each year into our unique work-based learning and mentoring programme.

62% of our young people progress to a job, apprenticeship or purposeful learning.