Volunteering with Future First

It can be hard for a teenage pupil to imagine life after school or college. They need someone like them to inspire and guide them. Past students. Role models in accessible apprenticeships and jobs.

Future First is the only UK education charity connecting 15-18-year-old state school and college pupils, of all backgrounds and abilities, to former students they can truly relate and aspire to.

Inspired by you…

It’s easy to sign up and volunteer at your old school or college! Type in the name of your old school or college here and follow the quick instructions on how to enter your details.

There are so many ways you can give back to your old school or college, from simply submitting a photo for a poster or giving up one morning or afternoon to attend a workshop.

 

 

What does being a volunteer look like?

Help equip young people for their future pathway

You can go back to your old school or college as part of our workshops, sharing your post-school journey with current students

Build your confidence by delivering inspiring speeches to young people

You can go back to your old school for an alumni assembly to speak to year groups about your career or education journey

Encourage young people to succeed at interview

You can help deliver mock interview sessions with current students in your old school or college to prepare them for the world of work

Tell your story

You can take part in a case study detailing your post-school journey for our website

Appear on a poster

You can appear on an inspirational poster to be displayed in the halls of your old school or college

What does being a volunteer look like?

Help equip young people for their future pathway

You can go back to your old school or college as part of our workshops, sharing your post-school journey with current students

Build your confidence by delivering inspiring speeches to young people

You can go back to your old school for an alumni assembly to speak to year groups about your career or education journey

Encourage young people to succeed at interview

You can help deliver mock interview sessions with current students in your old school or college to prepare them for the world of work

Tell your story

You can take part in a case study detailing your post-school journey for our website

Appear on a poster

You can appear on an inspirational poster to be displayed in the halls of your old school or college

Volunteer stories

Marc is a freelance creative producer and project manager in the music industry. He shared his story about volunteering through Future First to help Year 9 pupils at Discovery Academy with their GCSE choices in his childhood home of Stoke-on-Trent. Read his story here.

Discover more volunteer stories and learn about the impact you can have on students and young people.