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Career Speaker Location: National
About Growing Ambitions Growing Ambitions is an online brokerage service providing opportunities for volunteers from the workplace to speak about their jobs and careers to young people in education, in their locality. These face-to-face half hour talks help young people to choose careers suitable for them. We operate UK wide.
About Opportunity

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.

Skills and Experience

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.

Travel Details

In a school, college or university close to where you live and/or work.

Restrictions
Minimum Age 16
Maximum Age Not Supplied
Wheelchair Access Yes
Disabled Toilets Yes
Selection Procedures

No selection methods have been provided

Availability
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Available During School Holidays No
Available During Termtime Yes
Frequency & Commitment

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.

Training Details Sorry no information about training has been provided
Other Information
Saltire Compatible Yes
Reference Code402
Work Type Advice/Information Giving
Client Group Young People
Childcare No
Expenses Paid No
Expenses Details

Volunteer's employers are requested to cover this

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