As part of a scheme aimed towards NEETs (Not in Education, Employment, or Training), The Bunker will be working with Rebecca Whitworth in order to both develop her own skills and give her the experience of being in a working environment. The funding has been provided through a pilot project with Sunderland City Council to offer such work placements to help reduce the number of NEETs in the local area.
Rebecca provided some insight into what will be going on whilst she is at The Bunker:
“For the three months that I will be here, I’ll be helping to plan a project for the elderly. Hopefully, as I have worked with Age UK previously, I’ll be able to make good judgements as to what will and won’t be suitable for such a workshop or project.”
“It’ll certainly benefit the people this is catered for, because it will give them a chance to sit down with their families, enjoy themselves, and maybe learn something new. It’s going to benefit me too! I’ll be able to apply the knowledge I already have, learn something new in the process.”