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Envera makes history with Metro de Madrid

  • Metro's CEO welcomes Envera's students with intellectual disabilities to begin their internships

Madrid | February 6, 2022

The CEO of Metro de Madrid, Silvia Roldán, has received the general manager of Envera, Enrique Grande, and the students with intellectual disabilities who will carry out training internships in the subway thanks to the collaboration agreement between the company and Envera. collaboration agreement between Envera and the Department of Transport and Infrastructures of the Community of Madrid headed by David Pérez.

For the first time in Metro's history, people with intellectual disabilities will be able to carry out unpaid internships included in Envera's labor insertion itineraries, thus completing their practical training, favoring their labor insertion and their progressive incorporation into the different areas of society in a normalized and inclusive way.

Sonsoles Domínguez and Juan Felipe Pinto were the first Envera students to join these three-month internships, which are being carried out in two different services at the Canillejas site with the support of tutors from both Envera and Metro de Madrid.

In the Logistics service, one of them will be dedicated to assembling maintenance kits, parts inventory and classification, packaging products from Metro's online store and scanning delivery notes. The other is assigned to the Occupational Health service and will be in charge of accompanying the workers of the Madrid subway during the medical examination, showing them the rooms and tests that are part of the process. In addition, it will collaborate in tasks related to the filing of employees' medical records.

In the middle of the year, with the inauguration of Metro's new headquarters, four more Envera students are expected to join the company to work in auxiliary areas related to the provision of internal services.

Enrique Grande thanked the President of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, the Councilor David Pérez and the CEO of Metro "for welcoming the Envera students who in the coming months, and hopefully in the coming years, will carry out work training internships with you and, who knows, may become future workers, fellow travelers in this great public company of which we are so proud".


For the general director of Envera, "there is no more important social policy than one that promotes employment" and he assured that "we are witnesses to the exemplary nature of the Madrid public administration" since "with the start of these practices we are opening a new path to the equality enshrined in our Constitution and to the recognition of the diversity of the world in which we live".

For her part, Silvia Roldán emphasized that this collaboration between the two entities is a milestone that reinforces Metro de Madrid's inclusion objectives.