Improving the life chances of children and young people by connecting volunteers from the world of work with schools.

What we do

“It opened my eyes about different areas of work, and other ways of getting there. It also enabled me to talk to real people who have reached career levels that I aspire to.”

Year 9 student, Merseyside.


Everyone on Board – increasing governing board diversity

Around a third of young people currently in our schools are from an ethnic minority. Yet, the people leading schools generally do not reflect this…

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#InspiringTheFuture – building a national volunteer network

I am #InspiringTheFuture is our campaign to build up a 100,000-strong national network of volunteers from the world of work, giving millions of children and…

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Redraw the Balance – challenging gender stereotypes

Redraw the Balance continues to generate interest and inspire new versions around the world. The original two-minute film, which captures how young children define career opportunities as…

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Interactive virtual sessions

See how NHS staff are inspiring young people as part of our latest campaign with Health Education England:

And find out more about our virtual sessions.

News and events