A North East charity which helps unemployed girls get again to work by offering interview teaching and clothes has appointed one of many area’s finest recognized businesswomen to advertise its trigger.
Sensible Works Newcastle has introduced Crafter’s Companion founder and Dragons’ Den star Sara Davies MBE on board as an envoy.
Her position will see her act as a figurehead for Sensible Works’ operations within the North East to help its plans to extend the variety of girls it helps to achieve employment via its teaching and dressing service.
She mentioned: “I’m completely thrilled to hitch the Sensible Works household and honoured to symbolize the charity as a North East ambassador.
“Sensible Works does an incredible job of serving to girls achieve confidence and realise their true potential. Their dressing and training service, and extra community of help, are invaluable to the ladies who’re attempting to re-enter, or have newly entered, the world of labor.
“I’m proud to play a component in serving to girls to attain their employment aspirations by elevating consciousness of the unimaginable, life-changing providers that Sensible Works affords.”
Sensible Works is a nationwide, volunteer-led charity which was arrange in 2013 in London and has since opened branches in a variety of cities across the UK. The Newcastle department was arrange in 2018.
It helps lots of of ladies get again to work every year via a referral community that features Job Centre Plus. In addition to providing interview garments, it has a community of volunteer coaches who supply ideas for job interviews.
Sophie Milliken, chair of Sensible Works Newcastle mentioned: “We’re delighted to welcome Sara as ambassador for our charity – she is becoming a member of us at an thrilling time as we plan to extend the variety of girls that we assist in our area.
“We’re planning a giant volunteer recruitment drive to seek out extra trustees, coaches and stylists, and we’re additionally trying to recruit a advertising and marketing and fundraising lead and a referral and outreach result in help these goals.
“Sara is an ideal match for Sensible Works Newcastle and we stay up for working together with her.”