We are pleased to announce the launch of our new booking system for Career WorkOut sessions. Funded by MK Community Foundation and designed by Prominent Media, this will enable volunteers to view live updates on our website and book single or multiple sessions more quickly. The new system will enable us to build up fuller profiles of individual […]
Following a Worktree presentation to 40 staff at their HQ in Knowlhill up on Thursday 31st August, 25 NHBC workers have signed up for a Career WorkOut session during the first two months of the new school year. This puts NHBC second in our league table of corporate volunteers, already an increase on last year’s […]
Worktree has completed its pilot delivery of two 6-week Action Learning for Employability (ALfE) course with homeless young people at MK YMCA, including a weekly one-hour Career WorkOut session…and the results are positive. 14 participants (58% of registered starters) have progressed to positive destinations: five into employment, two apprenticeships, five into education and two into volunteering. Over […]
At Worktree’s annual Volunteering Awards on 13th July, Network Rail received the Top Company award for its corporate volunteering in Career WorkOut. In an exciting finish to Worktree’s biggest every year for volunteering (total 1,526 hours volunteered), Network Rail overtook and pulled away from Santander, who came second. The Top Company award was collected by […]
At Worktree’s annual Volunteering Awards, Mondira Sinha-Ray won the Top Individual Award with an incredible 56 Career WorkOut sessions attended in 2016-17. The award was presented to Mondira by Alan Bullen, Chair of Worktree Trustees, and Theresa Mercer (pictured above).
On Friday 30th June, 12 more work guests poured into The Radcliffe School for its 18th one-hour Career WorkOut session this year. Worktree’s Career WorkOut sessions have reached more than 900 Radcliffe students aged 11-18 so far this year. Friday’s session was with 45 Year 9 students (aged 13-14). In post-session evaluation questionnaires, all 12 […]
We asked the yr8 students of Akeley Wood School to write a ‘Tweet’ about their Steps into Work Day. Here we have the top 4 tweets: Today I learnt something about business and working, I learnt that it ain’t easy, I learnt that it ain’t a breeze, I learnt to take risks and or dare, I learnt […]