Julia Vorman

Julia Vorman

  • Name of the social enterprise: NGO “Seeing by talking”
  • Country: Ukraine
  • City/village: Kriviy Rig
  • Contact person: Vyacheslav Ovseyenko
  • Industry: Education and training, Provision of HR / Temporary work

“Warm Line”- a line for lively, friendly communication. While calling us, people can share their concerns or tell a story to an operator. They can get support, understanding and acceptance. The employees of the line are people with visual impairments and musculoskeletal disorders. Before they start working as the operators, they are trained. We are happy to employ people with disabilities and give them the opportunity to earn a decent living, however at this stage the “Warm Line” is a volunteer service.

The Warm Line project was born due to my desire to help others. As a matter of fact, I have a visual disability and I truly understand all the obstacles a person with a disability faces when looking for a job. I know how it feels to hear endless excuses and rejections. When I tried applying for a position as a psychologist in kindergartens and schools, I heard too many times the following standard employer’s answer: “We can’t create special working conditions for you.” That is why I understood that I needed to create my own job. At first, I didn’t understand what kind of job exactly. The idea came to me when I was training people with disabilities to work as operators for the hotline “Stop COVID-19”.

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