June News Roundup: Football Fever, Volunteer Week, and Wellbeing Support

  • Thursday, June 20, 2024
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  • Growth in the Community is a monthly roundup of the latest employment, justice, and health support news from the Growth Company.
  • June's edition covers everything from the inspiring story of a selfless volunteer to the unifying power of football.
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This month’s Growth in the Community newsletter explores the world of employment, justice, and wellbeing, including pioneering programmes using football to get results and a superstar volunteer helping people across Sheffield.

Growth Company Employee Nominated for Volunteer Award

Growth Company employee Susan Adzakey has been nominated for a BBC Radio Sheffield Make a Difference Award. Susan's nomination in the volunteer category recognises her incredible dedication to the wellbeing of others through various charitable work.

Read Susan's story.

Support to Succeed Boosts Skills and Wellbeing

Working Well: Support to Succeed offers person-centred, one-to-one support to Greater Manchester residents, focusing on work experience, life skills, employability skills, and wellbeing.

Find out how it helped Tessa.

Football Helps People to Score Wellbeing and Employment Goals

To celebrate Euro 2024, we’ve picked three examples of football being used to help people enhance their skills, improve their wellbeing, and regain their confidence.

Learn more.

Event on Net Zero for Employers

The next Growth Company Employer Voice Focus Group will take place at 11:00 on 25th June, providing an opportunity for employers of all sizes to discuss the “journey to Net Zero”.

Register now.

Spotlight On … United For Ukraine

Since 2022, United For Ukraine has supported hundreds of Ukrainian refugees across the North of England through an online jobs board and enhanced support.

Get involved.


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