We work with a number of local agencies and organisations, including receiving referrals from the Job Centre. These referred Volunteers are judged to benefit from the training and experience that The Green Team provides.

We provide Work Experience Placements for Goole College and Selby College students, offering young people the opportunity for real hands on experience within a supportive environment.

Shaw Trust, Goole – also based in The Courtyard, work with local people in helping them to find sustainable employment. Suitable clients are referred to The Green Team as Volunteers to help increase their skill base and develop their confidence. Read the testimonial from Shaw Trust on the testimonials page.

The Communities Together Project based in The Courtyard, works with migrant communities in Goole and we have benefitted from volunteer referrals.

The Green Team is an important resource for less able and vulnerable people. It is also an important resource for Volunteers, a small army of which we see every day – improving the quality of life for residents and themselves.”

Martin Davies, Project Co-ordinator – ‘The Courtyard Communities Together Project.’

Goldcrest House in Goole specialises in care for adults on the autistic spectrum.

“Our connections with The Green Team have been very beneficial and valuable to one of our service users, Jonathan. He has a very big passion for gardening and his knowledge
on it appears to be very good. For him to be part of your team is a huge plus for both him and Goldcrest House and we aim to carry on working together further into the

Julie Pickwell, Goldcrest House Management Team, Goole.