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Volunteer with us

You can change
someone's future

Sharing your experience as a volunteer speaker at our Insights from Industry sessions in a school or college really can change the direction of someone’s life. Or you could help students get the skills they need, by leading one of our employability skills workshops.

Why volunteer
with us?

  1. Support and inspire the next generation to realise their full potential
  2. Find and attract young talent to your business
  3. Promote careers in the food, drink and retail industry to young people
  4. A great opportunity to give something back
  5. Raise your own and your company’s profile
  6. Network with others from industry

How to get involved as a volunteer

Success stories

What we do

We help young people to fulfil their potential

Working Options in Education helps young people (14-18) to aim high and fulfil their potential. Our employability and life skills programme is delivered free in schools, colleges and online through our well established links with employers – particularly in the food, drink and retail industry.

We offer young people multiple interactions with employers including expert insight from industry, skills workshops, online content, access to industry events, work experience and placements.

Volunteer stories

Meet some of our volunteers and find out why they do it.

Thank you to our volunteers

Our volunteers include entrepreneurs, start-ups and employees from all disciplines in a wide range of food, drink and retail companies including:

How to volunteer for us

  1. Consider how you’d like to volunteer for us

  2. Contact Lauren Monk, Head of Operations on
    07944 443073, lauren.monk@workingoptions.org.uk or use the form below.

  3. Lauren will be in touch to discuss next steps.


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