Month: September 2016

A parent’s perspective of a volunteer placement at Oxfam

A parent’s perspective of a volunteer placement at Oxfam

Last year, we met with Florence and her mum Jenny to talk about the WorkFit programme and how we could support Florence in her role. We contacted a local Oxfam store to talk about a volunteer opportunity and Graham, a long term volunteer and his manager were both very...

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Steve- My Story

Steve- My Story

My name is Steve I am 25 years old. I work at the cinema 3 days a week. I work on a farm for 2 days a week and I work in a cafe on some other days. I live with a housemate. Once a week I play football and do Judo. I got a gold medal for Judo in Sweden last year. My...

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Chief Constable of Northumbria Police, Winton Keenen, enjoyed catching up with WorkFit Candidate Luke this week. Winton said 'It was great to bump into Luke today and as ever he is doing a fine job!'. Keep up the good work Luke! https://t.co/uuIzAiuJwF
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There are so many success stories to celebrate today for Employability day! We are happy to support our employers and candidates to enable meaningful employment opportunities. Contact us to find out more: DSWorkFit@downs-syndrome.org.uk #Empday22 #SupportedEmployment https://t.co/LHbSDFIK3V
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Employment Development Officer Becki met with Dean in Barnsley last month to discuss his skills, experience and employment aspirations. He has now been offered a role @DunelmUK and starts tomorrow! The team there are very excited to work with him. Good luck Dean! https://t.co/jqRfUqTClt
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