Resources and guides

Here are some useful free resources to help you with thinking about how you might use volunteers from the world of work in your school.

Inspiring the Future also has a wide range of other free resources to support you with planning activities using volunteers including:

  • Step by step guides on how to run different activities including speed networking, careers fairs, CV workshops and mock interviews
  • Top tips for teachers on how to use the site and volunteers
  • Guides on how to embed volunteers into your curriculum

To access and download these resources, please register for Inspiring the Future above or log into your account.

Please contact the team if you have any questions or ideas on other resources that would be helpful.

This presentation provides an overview of the charity and our programmes.

‘About our volunteers’

This brochure, ‘About our Volunteers’, created by Inspiring the Future tells you about the wide range of volunteers available and willing to visit your school or college and talk with students about the job they love and the route they took.

Our joint guide with icould

We have partnered with icould to produce this guide which will help you to understand how you can use volunteers and videos together to support careers insight activities and in your classroom.

Our research

This leaflet, ‘The case for employer engagement’, provides an overview of the impact of employer engagement in schools and colleges, with some lessons from the research around best practice.