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Volunteers Week 212021-06-04T09:50:42+00:00


The power of volunteering is endless. Young people gain life-changing networks of support, volunteers inspire and are inspired, and businesses transform their workplace cultures.

To mark Volunteers Week (1-7 June), we’re celebrating the power of volunteering and saying thank you to our supporters with a range of events, workshops, and new resources throughout the week. 

If you’ve got any questions about Volunteers Week or getting involved with Career Ready then please contact

Events & Workshops 

The Power of Investing in Corporate Volunteering

Wed 02 June 2021, 2.00 pm - 3.00 pm

All about internships

Wed 23 March, 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm

All about internships

Thu 07 April, 11.30 am - 12.30 pm

All about internships

Tue 26 April, 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm

All about internships

Wed 11 May, 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm

How to create a youth positive culture

Thu 12 May, 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm

Mentoring young people has given me the opportunity to reflect on my own leadership style. You develop an awareness of how you come across, and how it’s necessary to alter your approach depending on the circumstances.

Mimi Kyprianou, 
Clifford Chance 


Volunteer Stories

If we can encourage a millimetre of a shift in attitude in our students and their aspirations, it can grow exponentially into opportunities they never dreamed of.

Beverley Webster OBE,
Malaczynski Burn


Volunteer stories
Meet Our Volunteers 
Share your story

I ran to support Career Ready because I have seen first hand the incredible transformational work they do. Giving young people the right opportunities is so very critical to breaking down persistent barriers in our society.

Abhinav Jain,


Volunteer stories
Become a Fundraiser

Fundraising is a great way to make a lasting difference as a volunteer. Whether you’re doing it with friends, family, colleagues, or going solo, getting involved has never been easier. 

Find out more