For families of children and young people with SEN and disabilities helpline 01273 772289

employment and volunteering

Most young people with special needs will need some extra support to be ready for and to find employment.

employment-and-volunteeringSome of us may not see a paid job as a realistic goal for our child but could imagine them volunteering.

Our handbook ‘Through the Next Maze 2014’ features a chapter on ‘Employment and volunteering’ that provides information about the various options available to young people in terms volunteering and employment. It also explains how Disability Employment Advisers at Jobcentre Plus and the Supported Employment Team at the council can help.

Through the Next Maze – Chapter 8 – Employment and volunteering [pdf 156kb]

If you have any difficulties with downloading this document, just call the helpline and we’ll send you a copy.

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