Volunteers

Corporate heroes

Companies can encourage their workers to volunteer in Career WorkOut and Primary WorkOut sessions and enjoy the benefits.  They are our corporate heroes!

In 2017-18, 571 volunteer work guests from 183 MK companies made 1346 guest appearances in 131 sessions with 6,547 young people:

Company No. Sessions pledged No. sessions booked to date No. sessions attended to date
Large companies

(250+ MK employees)

1 Network Rail 300 210 178
2 Santander UK Plc 100 150 132
3 NHBC 60 71 60
4 Thames Valley Police (MK) 50 61 45
5 The Open University 30 35 33
6 MK Council 20 21 16
7 Your MK 10 18 14
8 Sainsbury’s Argos 5 9 9
Medium companies

(50-249 MK employees)

1 Dentons UKMEA LLP 60 66 62
2 University of Buckingham 20 25 17
3 Cranswick Convenience Foods 15 19 16
4 Wilmott Dixon Construction 10 14 12
5 PJ Care 5 7 4
Small companies

(10-49 MK employees)

1 The Parks Trust 30 33 33
2 MyJobMatcher 10 12 8
3 Hewitsons LLP 10 10 10
4 Snozone MK 5 9 9
5 Metro Bank 5 6 6
6 SEMLEP 5 6 3
7 Natwest Bank 5 5 5
Small companies

(1-9 MK employees)

1 Avalanche Coaching 20 20 19
2 M P Beesley & Son 20 20 15
3 Onyx Recruitment 15 16 15
4 Walton Community Council 15 15 5
5 More Business Solutions 10 14 14
6 Midas Eyewear 10 13 13

With thanks to all companies who have pledged hours.

For last year’s results, see Corporate Heroes 2016-17, also Employee Heroes and Individual Heroes.

For more information on inputs, including the total number of volunteer work guests participating, click here.