When We Need You
From 06/08/2009 onwards
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 advisers 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.
About Growing Ambitions - Ross-shire
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.
Skills & 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.
In a school, college or university close to where you live and/or work.
Training and Induction Details
Advice / Information giving
No - Volunteers employers are requested to cover expenses.
No Disabled Toilet
Frequency & Commitment
Volunteers can negotiate date and time. They can just do one 30 minute talk and opt out if they wish. Mainly during school hours but can attend Careers Fairs etc if they wish.
Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
Bridgend Business Park
Contact: Highland Third Sector Partnership