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Well done to Nicole who secured a job in McDonald’s Parkhead, FARE wish you well in your new carer. 2 of the young people from the employability group have been enjoying their work experiance at the Hilton Glasgow. . They have had the oppertunity to work throughout the hotel in different areas of the business. […].
FARE are currently working in conjunction with Gingerbread and Wheatley Group to deliver the Marks and Start programme. The programme supports single parents back into employment with 3 days of pre-employability training and a 2 week work experience placement with top retail company Marks and Spencer. FARE look forward to this continued, successful partnership and […].
FARE were successful in being awarded £50,000 from British Airways. They set out a new initiative to motivate and engage their staff in fundraising alongside comic relief. There was 5 organisation chosen across the UK and through employees of British airways voting we secured 2nd place! From the money awarded we will […].
Are you aged 16-19 and would like some extra support in finding employment. Please contact the employability team for further information. ..
It has taken a lot of hard work and dedication by a lot of people in the last 25 years to get us to this point, and this type of dedication and commitment can be epitomised by one man, Bob Holman. After moving to Easterhouse in 1987 Bob quickly realised the need for a community […].
In January this year FARE were approached by Morrison’s supermarket at Glasgow Fort who were looking to link with a local organisation in order to distribute some of the huge amounts of waste food they were having to throw away each week. After meeting with Morrisons it was agreed that FARE would collect foods that […].
Following on from FARE’s achievement of being the first organisation in Scotland outwith local authority and uniformed groups to be accredited with Duke of Edinburgh’s Award licensing authority, in November 2015 we had a visit from HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex to officially unveil our license. The Prince had a look round our building […].
We had a visit in December 2015 from Judy Murray, who came to FARE to learn more about some of the services we provide with the support of Sports Relief funding. Judy spoke to some of the young people FARE work with in secondary schools as well as some of our staff and apprentices to […].
In March Bob and Annette Holman, two people who have been invaluable to FARE over the years, were very deservingly recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Scottish Association of Social Workers. Some of the staff who have worked closely with the couple over the years travelled to Edinburgh to attend the ceremony. Bob […].
In the last year FARE has been successful in becoming an official SQA accredited centre. This allows us to deliver SVQ Level 2 Awards in Youth Work to secondary school pupils and also means we are able to assess our Modern Apprentices’ Level 3 Awards in-house. We are approaching the final months of our 1 […].