Hosting Volunteers & Work Placements – Get your social enterprise ready


In this workshop you will discover what is involved in providing work and volunteer placements, what is expected of you, and learn about the benefits and challenges for you and the participant.

9:30am – 12:30pm
Free (with RSVP)
Wagner Hall, Regency Road, Brighton, BN1 2RT

During the workshop you will create your own work and volunteer placement plan for your organisation. This workshop is delivered as part of the Building Better Opportunities Get Socially Active Project which is jointly funded by ESF and the Big Lottery. On completing this workshop social enterprises will have the opportunity to be supported to offer a work placement to someone who is unemployed or not in work.

Workshop Facilitator: Fiona Ras, Director of Business Development at The Platform Fiona’s career background is in supporting marginalised groups into work. This has included developing and delivering employability and work placement programmes for unemployed people one of which was featured in Homeless Link Good Practice Guide and the Government report ‘No One Left Out’. Creating positive social impact is at the centre of her current role as Business Development Director at The Platform .

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