Volunteering is one way to make a difference, in so many ways. As well as helping others, it can boost your confidence, show how you have enhanced your personal and teamwork skills, used your talents in a new environment and much more.....
engaging our schools
There are a number of great opportunities to volunteer in local schools with our Education Business Partnerships. Find out if there is a school near where you live or work.
Staff at the Department for Work & Pensions in Coventry talk about recently completing their first ‘Engaging Our Schools’ programme.
3 departments recently visited a Primary School in Luton to encourage students to be good citizens and raise higher job aspirations
On 22nd July, 4 civil servants from the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) visited Trinity Buckshaw primary school, and brought along some unusual colleagues . . .
A team of volunteers from four different government departments has given students a taste of life in the Civil Service and helped to prepare them for the world of work.
Staff from HM Revenue and Customs in Birmingham give local school children an insight in to world of work
Sarah Blair and Craig Greensmith took part in an inspiring young people project and found their optimism a “shot in the arm”.
Twelve year 10 students from Maghull High School have just completed a 6 week Inspiring Young People project with the help of six volunteers from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
Marissa Deysosa from DWP worked with CS Local to sucessfully deliver a School Eangagement Project in Sheffield. Find out more here
Lab in a Lorry is coming to East Anglia for the first time and they are looking for volunteers. Could you be one of them?
Waltham Cross Jobcentre Plus, private and public sector organisations work together to provide a career focused programme to 28 students in Waltham Cross.
Find out more about how you can volunteer with your local community
Inspiring our Young People in Further Education is an exciting new project from Civil Service Local in the North West. We are piloting the project with All Saint’s Catholic High School (Kirkby, Liverpool) Sixth Form students. The programme will join together Civil Servants from five different departments with a group of Year 12 students.
Fast Track Apprentices talk to students in North London about being an apprentice and the different ways to start a career in the Civil Service
Staff at HM Passport Office in Derby take part in the Engaging Our Schools project. This article gives a short description of their experience.
The Citizen and Celebration Event in the north west of England was a day dedicated to achievement and commitment. Our volunteer civil servants working with Civil Service Local give more than just their time to our citizen-focused programmes. The three projects which led to our winning a Civil Service Award for Excellence in Reform work with young people, offenders and those accessing hospice care to make a real difference. The day was a chance to showcase the innovation and creativity that comes from encouraging civil servants to work across government.
Durham, Northumberland and Sunderland Education Business Partnerships are now looking for volunteers for a wide range of activities throughout the area that will help your personal development.
We are looking for volunteers to help us run projects throughout the north east of England, Yorkshire and the Humber that will involve making links with schools to support pupils in a variety of ways. The sort of help that might be needed will vary according to each school
Do you have an interest in education or a special skill that could be shared? Would you like to help pupils learn more about the world of work and get ready for working life? If so, find out more about volunteering in schools.