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A social mobility charity with ambition! We support people from excluded communities to do great things.

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Growing Points News

COVID-19 Guidance

Dear Growing Points Family,   At this unprecedented time of global Coronavirus pandemic, we understand that our services will be disrupted. It is in the light of this crisis that we want to emphasise the need for our service users and guardians to practice social distancing in order to avoid infection.   It’s important that in all cases no face …

COVID-19 Guidance

Dear Growing Points Family,   At this unprecedented time of global Coronavirus pandemic, we understand that our services will be disrupted. It is in the light of this crisis that we want to emphasise the need for our service users and guardians to practice social distancing in order to avoid infection.   It’s important that in all cases no face …

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Newsletter December 2019

December 2019 Newsletter Hidden Talents Cohort 7 News Results: A huge congratulations to the candidates and their volunteer guardians for the job well done-you did it! All your hard work has paid off. In this cohort, thirteen candidates were shortlisted for interviews at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, out of which eleven were successful. Eight candidates will do their apprenticeships, …

Newsletter December 2019

December 2019 Newsletter Hidden Talents Cohort 7 News Results: A huge congratulations to the candidates and their volunteer guardians for the job well done-you did it! All your hard work has paid off. In this cohort, thirteen candidates were shortlisted for interviews at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, out of which eleven were successful. Eight candidates will do their apprenticeships, …

Meet Emma Storr, Growing Points Guardian

“I’m not there to prompt, I’m there to facilitate and to help; and we learn together.” Emma Storr, Growing Points Guardian Emma is one of our wonderful guardians. She joined Growing Points two and a half years ago. Our new volunteer, Laura Palmer has sat with her to discuss about her experience of volunteering with Growing Points.     Please …

Meet Emma Storr, Growing Points Guardian

“I’m not there to prompt, I’m there to facilitate and to help; and we learn together.” Emma Storr, Growing Points Guardian Emma is one of our wonderful guardians. She joined Growing Points two and a half years ago. Our new volunteer, Laura Palmer has sat with her to discuss about her experience of volunteering with Growing Points.     Please …

My Experience of Volunteering with Growing Points

Volunteering with Growing Points has been a growing opportunity for me, and has been a defining part of my second year in Leeds. From meeting the Growing Points Director and hearing him explain Growing Points’ aims back in November 2018, I was instantly inspired. I knew I wanted to be involved, to learn more and to use the skills I …

My Experience of Volunteering with Growing Points

Volunteering with Growing Points has been a growing opportunity for me, and has been a defining part of my second year in Leeds. From meeting the Growing Points Director and hearing him explain Growing Points’ aims back in November 2018, I was instantly inspired. I knew I wanted to be involved, to learn more and to use the skills I …

300 People helped through Growing Points, and counting
40 People now with jobs in the NHS thanks to the Hidden Talents programme