Read about the experiences of Civil Servants who have engaged with a local school to help students think about the world of work.
engaging our schools
Durham Education Business Partnership (EBP) is offering training to become a Business Ambassador on 17 August 2016.
Volunteers from the Civil Service went back to school earlier this month for a celebration assembly to recognise their efforts as part of a pilot Primary Reading Scheme linking Benton Park View to its local school.
Business in the Community (BitC) has an exciting new development with Business Class, a “schools and businesses” programme called Discover Me in Hartlepool.
Great opportunities to volunteer in local schools and inspire the next generation.
Read here about my experiences of volunteering at Monkseaton Middle School
We all know there are many ways of learning and Zaila Akram from the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills tells us how her experience of volunteering not only developed her skills, it helped to develop the aspirations of a group of students as well.
Would you like to improve your skills and competencies while helping to raise the aspirations of school children? Do you live near Crewe? Why not volunteer for our Inspiring Young People project? It gives students practical advice to help prepare them for the world of work, while providing you as a civil servant with a valuable opportunity to develop yourself.
Through my involvement with several Civil Service Local projects, I’ve learned how cross-government working can lead to sharing good practice and discovered the importance of engaging with people at all levels. I’ve benefitted from my experiences, and so has my employer, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
Jamie Bell and Lisa Gibson from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) volunteered to pilot our local 'Work is Fun' Primary School Programme by talking to 50 Year 5 and 6 pupils at Seaburn Dene Primary School about the world of work. Find our how you can get involved.
Fancy doing some 'Career Speed Dating' with the Education Business Partnership? Find out here how to get involved...
As part of National Careers Week, Civil Service Local recently provided an opportunity for Civil Servants from across various government departments to attend careers events at Joseph Swan Academy in Gateshead and Josephine Butler Campus in Ashington. Read more to find out how they got on...
The Ouseburn Learning Trust is working in partnership with Civil Service Local on a pilot Primary Reading Scheme with Benton Park Primary School.
Young Enterprise are offering some exciting opportunities to get involved in volunteering with young people in schools in North Yorkshire. Find out more here...
Get involved and volunteer at a careers event hosted by Joseph Swan Academy.
Volunteer to help deliver a 'Career Speed Dating' event for students at Monkseaton Middle School
We all start the New Year with good intentions but how many do we keep to. Why not make 2016 the year you make the most of your development days and give something back to your community by volunteering to take part in our Inspiring Young People programme.
We currently have 6 schools across London waiting for you to join one of our project teams.
HM Revenue and Customs staff in Birmingham and Wolverhampton help local students learn about the world of work.
Civil Service Local North West held celebration events to thank the volunteers whose hard work and enthusiasm has made the citizen focussed projects so successful. Mandy Morris, from HM Courts and Tribunals Service, took part in the Going Forward project at Hindley Green prison and went to one of the events, where she swapped stories and reminisced about how she had made a difference.
Would you like to improve your skills and competencies while helping to raise the aspirations of school children? Applications are open now for the next phase of our Inspiring Young People project, which aims to give students practical advice to help prepare them for the world of work, while providing Civil Servants with a valuable opportunity to develop themselves.