Orchardville’s partnership with Starbucks in Northern Ireland is now in its 7th year. Throughout that time, Starbucks have encouraged a range of initiatives that support our vision of a society were equal opportunities are enjoyed by everyone.
Initiatives have included
- Work experience opportunities for our participants in every store
- Starbucks employees sitting on mock interview panels or assisting with the delivery of interview skills preparation training
- Direct fundraising both in-store and through the hosting of unique celebratory events
- Supporting our participants to take the step towards becoming paid employees
In regards to why Starbucks chose Orchardville to partner with Barbara McMaster from Starbucks NI explains
“At Starbucks we’re committed to creating a work environment that values diversity and inclusion. Doing so creates innovation, improves our customer experience in-store and boosts employee engagement…that’s why partnering with Orchardville was the right fit for us”