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Willmott Dixon come into third in Corporate Heroes volunteering league table

Construction company Willmott Dixon has leapt into third place in Worktree’s volunteering league table with 20 hours pledged for 2018-19 and 11 already booked. Celia Thompson, Framework Coordinator at Willmott Dixon, said:  “Willmott Dixon believe that creating aspirations is the key to a thriving and prosperous community. Children are being raised to understand ambition, responsibility and […]

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Paula and Hannah of Cranswick Convenience Foods taste Career WorkOut

Paula Trafialek is Human Resources & Payroll Administrator at Cranswick Convenience Foods.  Recently she took part in a one-hour Career WorkOut session with Year 9 students (aged 13-14) at St Paul’s Catholic School. “It was encouraging to know that there are a lot of very keen young people out there,” she said afterwards.  “It made me […]

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Thames Valley Police overtake The Open University

For the first time, Thames Valley Police have overtaken The Open University in Worktree’s league table of corporate volunteering 2017-18.  The Police have now booked 42 Career WorkOut sessions in 2017-18 (20 already attended) compared The OU’s 34 (26 already attended).  This compares with last year’s 29 sessions attended by staff from The Open University and […]

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Worktree 1992-2017

2017 marks Worktree’s 25th year in operation. Worktree was originally named Countec, created by Buckinghamshire County Council and the Training & Enterprise Council (TEC) for Milton Keynes & North Buckinghamshire, hence ‘Coun-tec’. In 2001 the company became a charity with its object being “the advancement of education of young people and employers in particular through the […]

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Questions for Work Guest case study

These are the standard questions we ask volunteer work guests to answer for case studies. What is your role at (name of company) and how long have you been there? Why did you decide to do a Career WorkOut session with Worktree? What school was it and what did it involve you doing? How did […]

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Pledge Volunteer Hours in 2016-17

Dentons UMEA LLP leads the Pledges table with a massive 150 hours pledged for 2016-17.  Army Careers and YourMK are in joint second with 100 hours each. CLICK HERE to pledge the number of hours you will volunteer in Career WorkOut sessions in 2016-17.  Just put in the subject line of the email, ‘My/Our pledge is…hours’, then your […]

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