Do you want to be part of an exciting new partnership that will help schoolchildren become more confident and get valuable work experience?
engaging our schools
Could your experience help boost a young person’s confidence? Why not volunteer to work with schoolchildren in your local community, helping them to believe they can find a job when they leave school?
Hundreds of schoolchildren from across the North West have learned about careers they could have in the future at our Changing Horizons events in Blackpool, Oldham and Liverpool.
Would you like to help raise the aspirations of young people in your community? Changing Horizons is coming to Liverpool – and you can be part of it.
After the success of Changing Horizons in 2018, we’re back with our first event of this year at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens (this Thursday, 7 February) and another at Oldham’s Queen Elizabeth Hall (14 March).
Find out more about the Primary Reading Scheme in Newcastle.
Volunteers needed in Machynlleth on March 22nd...
The Civil Service Local North West team are making preparations for the return of Changing Horizons events in Blackpool and Oldham. We need volunteers to help support the events at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on 7th February 2019 and Oldham’s Queen Elizabeth Hall on 14th March 2019.
Use your 3 a year volunteering days to help a school in Wales during May and June.
Do you still have volunteering days and would like to work with colleagues from other government departments in a local school
Do you want to help children in Somerset ‘be the best that they can be’?
Volunteers are needed in Cardiff on the 24th January, find out more and who to contact if you are interested
Could you make a difference to a young person’s life? Can you spare a couple of hours a week for approximately 6 weeks to help secondary school students, often in danger of dropping out of the system? Live or work in London area? If so we want you.
The Primary Reading Scheme has enabled young people (aged 4-6) to read aloud to Civil Service volunteers over weekly sessions and for Nursery stage learners (aged 3-4) to hear stories read to them.
Can you spare an hour to speak with young people? Find out here how you can get involved.
Jo Robinson, schools project lead for Civil Service Local, has been forging links with Department for Work and Pensions schools advisers across the Midlands.
Over the past few months, we’ve shared some of the highlights from our Changing Horizons Blackpool event with you… but we’ve saved the best until last! The feedback we received from the students was just amazing, and our success didn’t stop at the event. Read on to find out more….
Kate Murphy talks about her experiences of visiting St Vincent's Primary School as part of their career day.
Julie Birkett from HM Land Registry took part in a fun scheme to raise the aspirations of primary school children in Blackpool, and tells us why she can thoroughly recommend it.
Find out how Civil Servants worked with local schools to raise awareness of the Civil Service.