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Fayre & Square (work experience placements)

Fayre and Square is a shop on the Upper Mall in Centre Court Shopping Centre that sells a range of arts and crafts on behalf of 25 - 30 independent artisans.

 Work experience placements are offered which last 8 weeks

  • Volunteers should be 16 or over and wish to learn retail and customer service skills
  • Volunteers should experience a significant barrier to employment such as learning disability, mental health issues, autism, ex young offender, looked after child, young person who is not in employment, education or training or other difficulties
  • You do not have to live in Merton
  • Volunteers must commit to 4 – 6 hours for 1 day per week
  • It is helpful to have basic numeracy and literacy abilities so that you can learn to use the electronic till system
  • Applicants should be able to follow instructions and undertake tasks with decreasing levels of support
  • It is expected that volunteers will travel independently to the placement or will be able to do so after travel training

The aim is for the volunteers to progress into paid employment, further volunteering or training.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Kirsten
Telephone
0300 302 3530 (shop & referrals)020 8685 1771
E-mail
info@mvsc.co.uk
Website
Fayre & Square
Notes

Fayre & Square is a joint venture between MVSC and Centre Court Shopping Centre and is funded by several charitable organisations. 

Parent Organisation

Location

Name
Centre Court Shopping
Address
Upper Mall
Queen's Road
Wimbledon
Postcode
SW19 8YA

Time / Date Details

When is it on
10.00am to 4.00pm
Session Information
Wednesdays
Thursdays
alternate Saturdays and Sundays

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

Most applicants are referred by local organisations already supporting young adults towards employment, who need practical experience of ‘a work environment’.

If you meet the minimum entry criteria you will be invited to a short interview

Local Offer

Description

Fayre and Square is a joint venture between MVSC and Centre Court Shopping Centre and is funded by several charitable organisations. 

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