Young people need to hear from real people about real jobs so that they can make career choices that are right for them. You can help. Sign up on www.growingambitions.org to volunteer a 30 minute face-to-face talk to young people near you. Careers advisors and teachers in your locality are looking on the site to find Speakers like you. You can opt out at any time with a few mouse clicks.
Just an enthusiasm for the job they do and a willingness/ability to speak to young people about it. Growing Ambitions provides volunteer career speakers with a Speaker's Guide to help them plan their talk.
In a school, college or university close to where you live and/or work.
|Maximum Age||Not Supplied|
|Available During School Holidays||No|
|Available During Termtime||Yes|
Volunteers register online and wait to be invited by a teacher. They can negotiate date and time. There's no minimum commitment, they can do just one 30 minute talk and opt out if they wish.
|Work Type||Advice/Information Giving|
|Client Group||Young People|
Volunteer's employers are requested to cover this