Jo Hudson, Number Partners Coordinator, had the pleasure of presenting 2 Golden Heart Awards at National Grid in Hinckley on Monday 25th November.
National Grid staff joined Leicestershire Cares’ to thank Shirley Colkin and Jemima Matthews for a decade of support to the Number Partners project. (more…)
Today, 6 volunteers interviewed 16 students at Gateway College in Leicester. Whilst this was one of our smaller Interview Technique session, the impact on the students was strong with the following feedback:
“I really enjoyed my interview as it made me feel less nervous. I need to prepare more for the final questions” – Shevani Patel, student.
“On behalf of the Gateway College, we are thankful for your time and contribution today” – S. Chhantralia, Employer Engagement Coordinator. (more…)
Yesterday, 17 volunteers interviewed 167 students at The Lancaster School in Leicester. The event was a success with the following feedback from staff and students:
“A huge thanks to the volunteers, but also a mention to how valuable the day is for the students. The school much appreciates it” – Richard Harris, Head of Work Related Learning (more…)
Today, 30 volunteers interviewed 271 students at Groby Community College. The event was a great success with the following comments from staff and students:
“It was interesting to hear what somebody else had to say about my future on a first impression basis rather than the teacher” – Student.
“It was very useful and I’m not nervous anymore” – Student.
“It was a good experience to have and I think it will help me in the future” – Student. (more…)
Congratulations and huge thanks to Jenni Cabrelli from Hyphen Marketing who received a Golden Heart award for her fantastic design work of the first Leicestershire Cares Coat Drive logo. All her work was done for free as part of Hyphen Marketing’s commitment to Leicestershire and Rutland ProHelp. (more…)
Wednesday 6th November saw a special delivery to Number Partner Volunteers and children at All Saints Primary School in Wigston. Kind hearted staff at Ford and Slater donated a new set of Number Partner games for the children to enjoy during their weekly maths game sessions.
Leicestershire & Rutland ProHelp were delighted to award Andy Moulding of rg+p Ltd with a Leicestershire Cares Golden Heart in recognition of their commitment to the group over the last 5 years. During this time the architectural firm has taken on over 14 projects for community and not-for-profit organisations on a pro-bono basis. (more…)
Golden Heart Awards have been presented to our wonderful Employability Leaders after the pilot of a our brand new Employability Project that launched at Beaumont Leys School on Wednesday 6th November. (more…)
Olson was referred to the Community Safety project in October, as he had qualified as a plasterer 18 months ago but found he couldn’t find any work as he had no experience. With his criminal record no one would give him the chance to prove himself so our Community Safety Coordinator set about trying to help. (more…)
On Friday, 132 students were interviewed by 14 volunteers at Long Field Academy in Melton Mowbray. The event was a great success with some very positive feedback including:
“Thank you all so much for your time and support. The students were full of praise for your feedback and found it really valuable. Much appreciated” – K. Chamberlain, Cog Co-ordinator (more…)