Interactive and engaging workshops to develop secondary school students’ employability skills and prepare them for the world of work.
All of our programmes are supported by business professionals (volunteers) to give students insight into different career journeys and to illustrate how the skills they are developing with The Switch have practical application in their future careers.
The Switch have a range of programmes and volunteering opportunities to get involved in from short virtual sessions to in-person team events. Find out more below on how you can volunteer and have a positive impact on a young person’s future.
Over 30 years, our charity has partnered with 100s of businesses to improve the futures of local children and young people. Work with The Switch to support your community, enrich your CSR agenda and provide meaningful volunteering opportunities for your workforce.
We provide a vital link between education and business in Tower Hamlets, offering volunteering programmes that change lives locally. Your support helps the young people fulfil their potential and discover their best futures.
Access a wide variety of volunteering programmes, including long-term and one-off programmes across primary and secondary schools. This variety and flexibility enables you to meet your objectives with tailored plans to suit your business, staff and timeframes.
We make volunteering easy, enjoyable, and engaging. With a wide range of opportunities available, there are experiences for everyone. Your team will make a real difference while developing transferable skills such as coaching, interviewing and teamwork.
By working closely with schools, our employability programmes help you meet your CSR goals while making a positive and measurable impact on your local community. Do good, embrace inclusivity and provide rewarding experiences for your staff.
If it’s excellent value and maximum impact you’re after, then we’ve got it. We do all of the programme management for you, requiring very little organisation or admin from you and your team. We want to make your experience a great one.
Businesses need access to a diverse and inclusive talent pipeline. Through our programmes, you also gain direct access to a local pool of bright and enthusiastic young people who can join your talent pipeline.
We welcome teams of volunteers as well as individuals from our partners.
Our online booking portal makes it easy to choose the event, date, format and location to suit you.
No prior training is required. As this is a one-off activity volunteers do not need to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Service check.
We have virtual and in-person volunteering so you can find the perfect opportunity that works for you or your team.
To find out more please go to our online booking page.
If you are interested in volunteering spaces for a team or would like to arrange a bespoke event for your company, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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