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Do you like to roll up your sleeves? And do you like to use your muscles? That is great, because we are looking for strong people to help build up the terrace of Fröbel and help them with sanding and painting the chairs. It's hard work, but rewarding. Anyone who feels like using their muscles can participate in this activity and, as with all our activities, you are not committed to anything.
A lunchroom where people with mental disabilities get a real workplace. That was the dream of entrepreneur Saskia Warnaar. Her dream came true in 2017 with the start of a lunchroom on the Westerstraat. Fröbel now has three locations where, in addition to offering good catering, they have been able to accommodate thirty people with poor job prospects. Fröbelen means developing yourself by doing. According to the German educator Friedrich Fröbel (1782-1852), this development will go faster if you do what you like, in a place where you feel comfortable. Lunchroom Fröbel is one such place where people are encouraged to try and learn new things. And where everyone feels at home and works with pride.
The team employs business leaders, catering staff, administrative staff, apprenticeship coaches and all-round staff. The latter group are employees with a distance to the labor market who learn to work at Fröbel. They also receive support from volunteers, for example they help with cleaning or by giving them one-on-one support if they want to learn something. The guidance at Fröbel is aimed at teaching both practical and social-emotional skills. They mainly support people with a (mild) intellectual disability, which sometimes involve additional mental and/or psychiatric disorders and people with Down's syndrome.
Fröbel currently has three locations. This activity takes place at the Centrum location on the Westerstraat in Rotterdam. A cozy lunchroom where you can go for a good coffee, breakfast, lunch, cake or a drink. But it is also an inspiring place for meetings.
Do you want to help build up the terrace to ensure that the Fröbel employees can get back to work? Then please register below with the ‘Sign up’-button. Upon receipt of your registration you will receive a confirmation mail with additional information on location and activity. Any questions? Please visit our frequently aksed questions or contact us.