Worktree awards

Network Rail wins Top Company award for volunteering 2016-17

At Worktree’s annual Volunteering Awards on 13th July, Network Rail received the Top Company award for its corporate volunteering with 114 Career WorkOut sessions attended over the past school year.  In an exciting finish to Worktree’s biggest every year for volunteering, Santander came a close second with 108 sessions attended.  The Top Company award was […]

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Rad 30.6.17

12 more work guests at The Radcliffe School

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 […]

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Tweets from Akeley Wood Students

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 […]

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thermometer 25.5.17

Sponsorship Target Update

It costs £5 for a student to meet eight work guests in a Career WorkOut session.  £3 of this is paid by schools, but the remainder must be raised from employers and parents.  To reach our target of 9,000 students next year (up 50% from this year), we need to raise £25k. So we have launched a new Sponsorship programme which […]

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Jo Trotter, MK Gallery

Jo Trotter, MK Gallery

Jo Trotter, Visitor Experience Manager of MK Gallery, volunteered as a work guest in a one-hour Career WorkOut session with homeless young people at YMCA on Worktree’s ‘Action Learning for Employability’ programme. “I really enjoyed the session and meeting the YMCA residents,” she said.  “I was surprised at how open they were. “I was aware that […]

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