Business engagement in schools is proven to improve students’ aspirations and attainment. It’s also as effective way to plug skills gaps by promoting future careers in emerging fields and sharing what qualifications students need to land their dream job.
Enterprise Advisers are volunteers from business who use their experience and professional networks to put local employers at the heart of young people’s education in schools and colleges.
Why become an enterprise adviser?
What you’ll be doing
An Enterprise Adviser adds value by:
Is being an Enterprise Adviser right for me?
Our Enterprise Advisers come from different industry sectors and professional backgrounds, be that employed, self-employed or recently retired. An as Enterprise Adviser you use your unique business experience to inspire young people and prepare them for leaving education.
You’ll be fully supported by our trained, full-time Enterprise Coordinator and given access to a range of practical resources.
What’s more, you can also benefit from peer support from other volunteers that could broaden your network of contacts further, whilst developing your skills working with the senior leadership in a school or college.
If this appeals to you, and you are able to give around eight hours of your time a month over an academic year, we’d love to hear from you.
How do I get involved?
With your help, we can bring the right people together to strengthen our network and put young people’s futures first.
If you are interested in finding out more about this fantastic opportunity please contact our Enterprise Coordinator Steve Walker
You can find out more about the role of Enterprise Advisers from the Careers & Enterprise Company documents, linked below:-
Schools and Colleges
Medium and Large Businesses
You can read more on the Careers & Enterprise Company Website
For details of what Enterprise Advisers work on, and get back from their role, please read the National report