Monthly Archives: March 2012

This post was written by Ken, who attends our art and digital groups. “I was upset so went to Villiers Street to do some drawing. I always sit near the Starbucks because if it rains it means I have somewhere to … Continue reading

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Step Up Training with the Day Centre Team

  Julia Porter – HR Director  Yesterday was the launch of the training which is aimed to help staff work as coaches with those clients who are enrolled in our client volunteer programme Step Up. I piggybacked onto the Day Centre … Continue reading

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The Key to a Good Interview

Alessio Leoni – Employment Support Worker PwC has been a supporter of The Connection for several years; their staff have helped in the kitchen and with our annual survey. They also provide employability workshops on Interview Techniques. The last one … Continue reading

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Diploma Delirium

Mark Kendall – Employment Support Worker On Friday (9th March), I had my assessment visit for the Diploma I am taking in Careers Advice.  So far I had managed to cower, unqualified, just beneath the radar but then the new … Continue reading

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Our Grand Day Out!

Chris Andrew – Project Worker My name is Chris and I work as a project worker at The Connection.  Over last year the youth group I facilitate came up with the idea of an A-Z of Homelessness, a collection of … Continue reading

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Latest News from Step Up

Wyn Newman – User Involvement & Development Manager Our first 2 kitchen placements have completed their 4 weeks and we have 2 new people starting this week. It has gone really well, so far everyone seems pleased. Both staff and … Continue reading

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