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Work shadow requested for graduates of the Carpenter's Shop

25th January 2013

Work shadow requested for graduates of the Carpenter's Shop

The KSA once again in supporting the Carpernter's shop and is looking for members of the kitchen industry to assist by offering 2-4 week work shadow placements for graduates of their carpentry course.

The people they serve as their clients include:
• People living on the streets
• Foreign nationals who are often unemployed
• Youth who have had their lives disrupted by drug and alcohol abuse
• People who have been released from prison and have nowhere to go
• Rural people who have come to the city to find work
• People currently or previously living in night shelters

The following is a list of current and planned services they provide to the unemployed people:
• Carpentry training in cabinet making and woodwork skills
• Vehicle washing, valeting and polishing skills
• Business and enterpreunial skills training
• Life skills and job readiness training and the support of the social worker for all trainees.

The clients are also seen by their social worker for assistance, advice and referrals.

A 40 bed second phase residence to assist people who have already come through first phase rehabilitation to get back on their feet, and help to reintegrate into their communities.

The Carpenter’s Shop is a Christian faith-based organisation providing a caring ministry. We try to assist the trainees in finding regular employment, in order that they may become fully functional members of society again.

If you are interested in knowing more about the project or assiting with the offer of work shadow opportunities please contact or Dee Wills of The Carpenter's Shop on 021 461-5508.


Dee Wills - 021 461-5508

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