Babbasa inspires and supports under-represented young people in Bristol to pursue their ambitions through skills training, professional mentoring, events and recruitment support services.


Join Babbasa in person every Thursday to meet our professional network, get career advice, have your CV and Cover Letter checked over and meet the Babbasa team and other young people!


Want to speak to a Babbasa team member about a barrier you’re facing to achieve your professional ambitions?
Do you need personalised support at your own pace?
Get in touch and we’ll be here to support you.


If you’re aged 16-25 from an under-represented background, apply for opportunities through Babbasa.
Babbasa will provide you with full support and employers always provide feedback on your applications.
What’s better, you won’t be competing with hundreds of other applicants.


Every other Tuesday and Wednesday Babbasa runs online workshops to help you get that job!

Need help creating a stand out CV and Cover Letter?

Want to learn how to nail that job interview?

Join us from 5pm!


What We Do

We believe that though talent is evenly distributed across the globe, opportunities are not. We work with young people, businesses, and the community to address inequalities and produce a fairer city. Here’s how:

youth empowerment

We support young people to improve their wellbeing, develop new skills, become role models, and start their dream careers. Learn More

recruitment support

We connect local businesses with a diverse and ambitious pool of young talent, who they may otherwise struggle to reach.  Learn More

workplace inclusion

We build attractive and fair work environments with our inclusion training and strategic support. Learn More 

Babbasa In Action

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Our Impact

Since 2013, we’ve helped over 4000 young people become more confident or move into work, education, or business – with around 400 joining our programmes each year.


per annum

In 2022 Babbasa supported over 360 young people with 244 completing one of our core programmes or projects…

I felt that I faced a barrier in my race as there isn’t a lot of black people in film, media and tv. Those that were, were either not represented well and had stereotypes or they were not high in the executive decisions. After completing work experience with Silverback studios through Babbasa on their Placement Programme and going to Channel 4’s special recording at The Beacon Centre, I knew that Babbasa would help me to get the career I wanted so that I could change this. 

– Abiola 
    Babbasa Youth Ambassador

  • 66% became economically active and feel more capable and confident about their career
  • 28% secured employment
  • 3% were supported into further education or training
  •  6% were supported to start their own enterprise 



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