So, here’s my news: The Carpenter’s Shop in Cape Town has a new Marketing Manager. And it’s me. I start officially in January (but actually I’ve already started …because there’re a thousand things to do, and because I can’t wait!)
The Carpenter’s Shop is a non-profit, public-benefit organisation that offers rehabilitation services, training and accommodation to people in need so that they can re-integrate into society. It is committed to providing academically-disadvantaged people with skills that will help them achieve independence.
After a 3-month training period, the trainees are already producing awesome wooden items from bookcases, wine crates and shelving to breadboards, benches and storage boxes. This is where I come in.
Yes, there’s a Plan. Yes, I’m excited. Yes, I’m totally going to love this challenge, and working with the amazing people I’ve met there.
And in case you were wondering, this blog – Nice Piece of Work – will not be about The Carpenter’s Shop (Nice Piece of Work will always be ONLY ABOUT ME, heh!) TCS will have its own blog very shortly, which I am of course hoping you will all be interested in subscribing to…
And in the meantime, for more information, please check out the TCS facebook page and the website.
Back soon x
So excited for you!! Congrats ~ you will be fabulous as always!
You’ll be such a wonderful addition to this organization . . . so happy for you . . . and them! :)
Wonderful news! And so happy to hear you are so excited about it. You’d better fit in a visit to me before you start as I am sure you are going to throw yourself into it once you start officially.
Wow, sounds great. Excited on your behalf *does happy dance*!!!!
Those crates look great, wish I lived closer!
Congratulations! What a great project to be involved with :)
Congratulations! What a brilliant project and what lovely wooden creations.
Love the work TCS are engaged in. Happy for you. Good wishes !
Wow sounds like an awesome opportunity- congratulations! xx
Lovely news, Jill, very happy for you.
That is fantastic Jill, and so exciting for you :-) Wishing you many smiles in your new role xx
What a great scheme to be involved with. How exciting. Your only trouble will be not to take all those lovely things back home with you! Congratulations!
Best of luck in your new venture, it really sounds like a great organisation.
Congratulations. Looks like a great opportunity. Hope you still get time for making stuff yourself.
You’ll be great! Sounds like a wonderful place! x
Congratulations, sounds like am interesting job x
All the best with this Marketing job.
Congratulations! WOW! :-) you will do great! :-)
Congratulations and what a great organization to work for! I wish you were a little closer so I could send some of my students to you…
How exciting. I am really pleased for you and hope that you will write a bit about it here?