(Lewis) Career Speaker
When We Need You
From 07/04/2009 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
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.
has to have been working
Training and Induction Details
Growing Ambitions has a Speaker’s Guide which can be downloaded from the website at www.growingambitions.org minimal support
Advice / Information giving
No Wheelchair Access
No Disabled Toilet
Frequency & Commitment
They can negotiate date and time. They can do just one 30-minute talk and opt out if they wish. Or they remain on the system
Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age.
Opportunity Provided By
95 Cromwell Street
Contact: Volunteer Centre Western Isles
Tel: 01851 700 366
Currently no events available