Volunteer as an Enterprise Adviser

Work directly with a secondary school or college.

What is the Enterprise Adviser role?

What is the Enterprise Adviser role?

As an Enterprise Adviser you'll work directly with a school or college's senior leadership team to develop their careers programme.

Combine your passion for raising the aspirations of young people with your strategic skills to help put opportunities with local employers at the heart of a young person's education.

Who can take on the role?

Our Enterprise Advisers:
  • Are senior-level professionals.
  • Come from different industry sectors and professional backgrounds, be that employed, self-employed or recently retired.
  • Are dedicated to making a lasting impact on the future outcomes of young people.
  • Commit around 8 hours per month for one academic year.

Why sign up to be an Enterprise Adviser?

  • Give back to your community.
  • Support your local school or college to deliver world class guidance to their students.
  • Undertake strategic planning in a new context, developing your skills in communication and strategy development.
  • Build strong working relationships with your local school or college, and provide insight into your organisation and industry.
  • Better understand the education sector and the challenges faced.

What will you be doing?

  • Providing an employer's perspective

  • Supporting the school or college's senior leadership team

  • Engaging with local businesses and employers in your network

  • Helping schools and colleges to focus efforts

How to get involved

Register your interest and we'll be in touch to talk you through the role in more detail.

Register your interest