Why did you come to Môn CF?
I came to Môn CF as I’d heard that you could attend training courses such as First Aid. I was also very interested in receiving help to pass my driving test.
Did you do any training?
Yes, I did First Aid, Health & Safety, Manual Handling and Fire Safety. I also attended weekly training sessions in Amlwch where I prepared for my driving theory test.
Did you do any volunteering or work experience?
My dream job was to work in a florist’s. I’d attended numerous flower arranging courses and had the qualifications I needed, but I lacked experience. My Employment Support Mentor, Diane, approached a local florist and asked if there was a possibility of me volunteering in the shop so that I could prove my knowledge, skills and worth. I started volunteering in the florist’s for two days a week in early December 2017.
What are you doing now?
Môn CF’s Employer Engagement Officer, Rhys, went to speak to the florist about funding which is available through Môn CF to support employers to recruit new staff. I’m happy to say that I’m now working sixteen hours a week over four days at the florist’s. Thank you so much to Môn CF for helping me get my dream job!
I’m sitting my driving theory test the week after next – I hope that I’ll pass it so that I can start practical lessons. My employer is keen for me to get my driving licence so I can help out with deliveries and continue to develop within my role.
What do you think is the best thing about Môn CF?
Môn CF offer so many amazing opportunities. They’re there for the taking if you want them.