Who Dares Works is a partnership of 17 social enterprises, led by Active Plus, working alongside people and communities in West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to help people reconnect with education, training and work.

Who Dares Works

Who Dares Works is a partnership of 17 Cornwall based social enterprises delivering a ‘Building Better Opportunities’ project in West Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Led and managed by Active Plus, Who Dares Works is supported with £3.3 million investment from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.

Who Dares Works will help 850 people who face the biggest barriers and challenges to connecting or reconnecting with education, training and work. At the heart of the project are courses delivered by military veterans from Active Plus, using their skills, experience and expertise to build confidence, motivation and the self-belief to take the next steps towards training and work.

Alongside these courses, people can tap into a range of specialist support to overcome specific barriers and a host of work related activities from volunteering to community projects, taster days to work experience and everything in between. Who Dares Works participants can also get fully involved in the development, delivery and management of the project. 17 organisations working as one team to help people to help themselves.

Who Dares Works partners are Active Plus, Pentreath, Addaction, CHAOS, CLEAR, Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service, Cornwall Food Foundation, Cornwall Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre, Dyslexia Cornwall, ECCABI, Rebuild Southwest, RJ Working, Rosemellin Gooseberry Bush Day Nursery, School of Cornish Sardines, Surf Action, United Response, and Whole Again Communities

 

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Who Dares Works partners have been working together for almost 2 years to develop a project that will not only make a difference for people today, but one that will create lasting change for people, communities and the workforce of the future. We have all signed up to the ‘Who Dares Works Charter’ with 4 key principles of:

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Bosavern Farm buzzing with volunteers thanks to Who Dares Builds