Welcome to Smart Works

Welcome to Smart Works.  We provide high quality interview clothes, styling advice and interview training to out-of-work women on low incomes. Smart Works helps them to feel confident, look fabulous, succeed at their job interview and move on with their life.  

This year we will dress more than 2,000 women in a complete outfit of stylish, high quality clothes donated by retailers and professionals.  A visit to Smart Works can change the course of a woman's life.

The new Smart Works DVD is now available to view on this page.  Listen to the moving stories of some of our amazing clients.


Latest News

  • Smart Works Greater Manchester holding Volunteer Open Day

    The new Greater Manchester office in Stockport is du to launch next month and we are keen to meet people who may be interested in helping as a volunteer or becoming a corporate partner. 

    The roles we are looking to fill are:

    Dressing volunteer

    Interview coach

    Stock volunteer

    Administration 

    More information on these roles can be found here 

    It's a really exciting time to join the charity and help start something incredible in the Greater Manchester area. We're really keen that volunteers help from the ground up and are happy to be flexible in the roles. 

    Event Information:

    Wednesday 20th May

    3pm - 7pm

    Edward House, 65-81 St Petersgate, Stockport, SK1 1DS

    Friends and colleagues welcome

    Please feel free to bring along high quality interview appropriate clothing, shoes and handbags

    We look forward to welcoming you! 

  • Welcome to our new Trustees

    We are pleased to announce that two new Trustees have joined the Smart Works Board in 2015. Rebecca Eastmond is Head of Philanthropy at JP Morgan Private Bank, and prior to that the founding CEO of The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts.  Tiffanie Darke is the Commercial Content Director at News UK and formerly editor in chief of the Sunday Times Style magazine.  

    Chair of the Board, Juliet Hughes Hallett said:

    “We are excited to announce that Tiffanie Darke and Rebecca Eastmond have joined the Smart Works board.  Both extremely well known in their own fields, they bring with them experience of the charity, corporate, fashion and retail sectors, and above all a passion for this charity.   Their knowledge and insight will be invaluable as we build on our London base and take Smart Works to ever more cities round the UK.

    I would also like to take the opportunity to thank Sherri Snelson, who is standing down as a Board Member and Company Secretary after nine years. She has given an enormous amount to our charity and we wish her every success in the future, especially with her two new bundles of joy.”

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