Positive Changes supports women who have touched the Scottish criminal justice system towards fulfilling, sustainable employment by making and selling exquisite chocolates: Grace chocolates changing lives. By engaging with this 7-week programme you will have the opportunity to gain work experience and improve your CV which will help lower barriers to fulfilling employment. But it doesn’t stop there. You will also receive the opportunity to take part in additional learning and development all aimed at improving your chances of successfully gaining and keeping a job. You will be encouraged to develop your own Personal Development Plan to help you set goals and aims which are right for you on your way to a job. You will receive support to prepare your CV capturing the gifts and skills you have and are of interest to potential employers. This programme provides the opportunity to play a role all aspects of the making and selling of delicious chocolates and our customers include: individuals for gifts and treats; weddings; corporate organisations for serving and giving as gifts to their clients; restaurants and event companies to serve to diners; and other Public Sector organisations for gifts and serving to their guests.
Another year, another celebration of volunteers and voluntary organisations! Anthea Coulter (Chief Officer of CTSI) reflects on Volunteers’ Week 2022, commending the efforts of local