Meet our volunteers

What motivates our volunteers and what do they get out of it? Our community of over 35,000 volunteers from a huge range of jobs across the UK all have a story to tell about why they want to help inspire young people to do the jobs they love.

Read some of their stories here and share your story here.

Naila Ali, Lawyer

17 October 2018

17 October 2018

Naila is one our inspiring volunteers. She recently attended an event at Beckfoot Heaton Primary School, participating in a ‘What’s my Line?‘ assembly and classroom talks. Her inspiration for volunteering is her desire to show children and young people, from a similar background to herself, what they can achieve and aspire to regardless of where […]

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Lindsey Bell, Primary Care Commissioning Manager

17 October 2018

17 October 2018

Lindsey is a Primary Care Commissioning Manager at Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), and one of our amazing NHS Ambassadors. As an avid follower of what is happening in the NHS at a national level, Lindsey became an NHS Ambassador to raise the profile of her role within the NHS by visiting local schools to […]

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Caroline Moss, Team Leader MSK Physiotherapist

12 September 2018

12 September 2018

Caroline as a Team Leader MSK Physiotherapist with the Bury Care Organisation, Northern Care Alliance, signed up to Inspiring the Future as one of our inspirational NHS Ambassadors. As an NHS Ambassador, she is keen to help raise young people's awareness of the range of careers available with the NHS by visiting local schools to talk about her role.

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Jonathan Bradley, Macmillan Cancer Care Facilitator

5 September 2018

5 September 2018

Meet Jonathan - he's one of our fantastic NHS Ambassadors. He signed up with Inspiring the Future to help inspire the future generation of NHS workers by getting more NHS staff into schools talking about their jobs, and showcasing the diverse and interesting roles available.

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Angela Dawn Wright, Artist

29 August 2018

29 August 2018

Angela, one of our wonderful Inspiring the Future volunteers, is a self-employed Artist who is passionate about giving back to her community by showing young people the importance of art in education, for both their development and futures.

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Zoe Fitzsimmons, Delivery Suite Coordinator (Registered Midwife)

22 August 2018

22 August 2018

Zoe is one of our inspiring NHS Ambassadors. She signed up as part of our campaign with NHS England, NHS Improvement and Health Education England to get more NHS Staff into schools, and talking to young people and children about the interesting roles available with the NHS. Zoe grew up in Gillingham, Kent but now works as a Delivery Suite […]

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Jordan Smith, Clinical Coding (Trainee) Trainer, NHS Foundation Trust

10 August 2018

10 August 2018

Jordan is a Clinical Coding Trainer (trainee) for the NHS and signed up to Inspiring the Future as an NHS Ambassador. He'll be visiting local schools to talk to young people and children about his role, helping to open their eyes to the range of interesting roles available with the NHS. In this short blog post, he shares a bit about her career so far and the advice he'd like to give to young people about the roles available in the NHS.

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Paris Bartholomew, Learning and Development Trainer

8 August 2018

8 August 2018

Paris, a self employed Learning and Development Trainer, is one of thousands of inspirational volunteers who have committed an hour of their time to visit a local school to talk about their job and raise some aspirations. In this short blog, she explains why she is passionate about volunteering and the importance of young people having the opportunity to meet people from the world of work.

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Carmen Neagu, Student Operating Department Practitioner

30 July 2018

30 July 2018

Carmen is one of our fantastic NHS Ambassadors who signed up to Inspiring the Future as part of our campaign with NHS England, NHS Improvement and Health Education England to get more NHS Staff into schools, and talking to young people and children about the interesting roles available with the NHS. In this short blog post, she shares a bit about her career so far and the advice she would like to offer to young people wanting to pursue a career with the NHS.

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Susan Sandon, Divisional Managing Director at Penguin Random House

17 July 2018

17 July 2018

Susan is one of our inspiring volunteers from Penguin Random House, one of the many employers who have signed up with Inspiring the Future and are encouraging their employees to volunteer to visit local schools. In this short blog, Susan tells us about her passion for her job and why she wants to share this passion with young people.

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