Barnardo’s wins £2 million contract to employ young jobless in its shops

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  33 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Barnardo’s has won a contract worth almost £2 million from the Department for Work and Pensions to help give 300 18 to 24-year-olds employment in its charity shops throughout the UK during the next 24 months.UK director of policy and research Julian Walker said: “This is a win-win situation. It means hundreds of young people who are struggling to get jobs as a result of the recession will now find work and training for the future and we will have the benefit of their fresh skills and enthusiasm”. Advertisement Tagged with: Fundingcenter_img Howard Lake | 14 October 2009 | News Barnardo’s wins £2 million contract to employ young jobless in its shops Barnardo’s has more than 362 shops throughout the UK.www.barnardos.org.ukPhoto: brewbrooks on Flickr.comlast_img read more

‘Night for Ramona’

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