After expressing her ambition to work in an office, ECL customer Kelly Munners, 44, was offered a clerical work experience position at Highfields Wellbeing Hub.


"It has always been my dream to work in an office"

Customer gardening

As Kelly explains: “It has always been my dream to work in an office. I even have my own office at home and I spend my weekends going to Staples and WH Smith to look for stationary supplies.

“I’ve been a customer at ECL for a very long time and have enjoyed my work-based training in the kitchen at Greenacres, but my heart is definitely in office work. So, when Caroline was able to arrange for me to work one morning a week in the office at Highfields, I was so happy.

Kelly at work

“When I’m at work, I sort through the leaflets, put together welcome packs and do some photocopying. And the best part is seeing my team – I’ve made some many new friends!

“In the future I hope to move on from worked-based training and maybe even get a paid job in an office.”

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