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Oakgrove School leading on Career WorkOut 50 vision

Oakgrove School promotes to all its students and parents the Career WorkOut vision:  every student meets and interviews eight different workers every year (a total of  50 before leaving school).  Since September 2015, all Oakgrove students aged 11-18 have attended one Career WorkOut session, meeting 7-8 work guests, each year. Oakgrove School has been promoting […]

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Supt Yvette Hitch, TV Police

Thames Valley Police overtake Santander

In the latest month of school year 2018-19, Thames Valley Police has overtaken Santander UK in Worktree’s league table of corporate volunteering. A total of 33 police officers and support officers have attended 65 Career WorkOut sessions, compared with 33 Santander staff attending 54 sessions. Santander previously held second position in the Large Companies table. […]

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Nationa Locums superheroes pledge 20

National Locums superheroes pledge 20 hours

Some companies know how to work hard, serve their local community…and have fun! Medical recruitment company National Locums, based in Old Wolverton, is enjoying its 10th birthday, and staff have been encouraged to enjoy the last day of the week by dressing up as superheroes. They’ve also pledged a total of 20 hours volunteering in […]

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OU Acting Vice Chancellor Mary Kellett receives Worktree award

OU celebrates award for supporting Career WorkOut

The OU received an award from Worktree in recognition of the increased level of volunteering by OU staff in Career WorkOut sessions over the past year.  Larry Kavanagh from LTI collected the award on behalf of the OU and passed it on to Acting Vice Chancellor Mary Kellett. “Mary was delighted to hear about the […]

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Edward Sepke, Network Rail

We need more non-white volunteers

In some Career WorkOut sessions in local schools, more than 50% of the students are non-white. Milton Keynes’ working population is 25% non-white. But rarely are more than 15% of our volunteers in Career WorkOut sessions non-white. Sometimes none are. Skin colour matters. We are delighted to have more than 1,600 Worktree volunteers, representing hundreds […]

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