Why Ashley loves volunteering

Ashley has recently found a volunteering placement in his local community and has been loving every minute of it. He wanted to share his story of volunteering to encourage other people to consider volunteering and helping organisations or people in need of some support!  Hi, my name is Ashey and I attend the Surrey Choices…

Customer spotlight: Lucy

Our latest customer spotlight feature is on Lucy who attends Nexus Activity Centre. Read Lucy’s interview below to find out what her dream job would be, where her favourite place in the world is and more! What are your favourite hobbies or interests? I love painting and drawing, and I also enjoy baking and love…

Volunteers’ Week 2019: Paul at The Spire

From Saturday 1 – Friday 7 June, it’s Volunteers’ Week 2019. This week is a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. So, we are sharing with you stories from individuals we support who are volunteers either through our EmployAbility service or elsewhere.  …

Reflecting on Supported Internships

The young people who are currently on our EmployAbility Supported Internships Programme are just about to finish their year of work experience. Becky Grammel, an Employment Support Specialist asked one of the young men who has now been offered a paid job at his local pub how he is finding it… How have you felt…

How much can you achieve in three years?

The Surrey Choices EmployAbility team goes above and beyond to secure work placements for students they continue to support!  David O’Connor, an Employment Support Specialist here at Surrey Choices tells us one of the latest good news stories from the EmployAbility team, working together to find the best job for a young individual with Autism…