employment

Chair of the Board

We now seek a new Chair of the Board to join our ambitious and inspirational charity.

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Life and Work trainees visit Segro in Oxford Circus

AFK trainees visit SEGRO Plc who have funded work experience and employability training for pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

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Students on the World of Work Programme visit Morrisons

The AFK World of Work programme is partnering with schools and employers to create experiences and improve aspirations to enter work for young people with disabilities.

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Travel Trainers Required

Join our roster of casual travel trainers and support young people as they learn to travel independently and safely on public transport.

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Celebrating Learning Disability Week 2022 – I AM Festival

To celebrate Learning Disability Week, we’re at I AM Festival – a yearly celebration empowering D/deaf, disabled, and neurodivergent young people to explore their creativity.

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‘Our View’ – Videos made by young people, for young people

‘Our View’ is a collection of short films made by young people with special educational needs and disabilities on their experiences, challenges and successes in preparing for and gaining employment.

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AFK’s Top 3 Reasonable Adjustments for the Workplace

AFK’s Top 3 Reasonable Adjustments for the Workplace, small changes that make the environment and work processes more accessible to all.

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AFK named as a top UK charity for impact

AFK has been named “the best of the best” on Circle Acts’ list of the best UK charities to donate to for high-impact giving.

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Loneliness, lockdown and disability

Disabled people are more likely to experience loneliness than those without disabilities; how can we provide enough support during this challenging time?

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Kerone’s smiling big at Cosprop

Kerone came to my AFK with the hopes of finding an employer who was willing to remove the barriers he faced to employment. He secured a job at Cosprop.

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