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Vacancy: Head of Programmes and Impact This new role within the organisation will lead national projects and manage the quality of existing programmes to maximise outcomes for young people.AboutOn set in the Dragons DenWe are grateful to the fantastic organisations who have given us the spaces to run these popular events. One of the most exciting spaces was defini...news22  DecemberMayor gives his Community-Apprentices an opportunity to build on their campaignBristol’s elected Mayor, Marvin Rees, gave a team of young people from Fairfield High School the opportunity to design a poster campaign to t...news24  JanuaryWhat’s it like to be an Envision Business Mentor?At Envision, we offer amazing employee volunteering opportunities to our corporate partners. Being a Business Mentor as part of our Community-Appre...news1  DecemberProving our formula worksAfter a successful cohort last term, the second is now under way as of January 2018. However, this time the stakes are raised. We are taking part i...news2  FebruaryFrom mouse to lionSarah Brown posed, the now evidently confident young woman Amrit, the question ‘how do you move from being a little mouse to a lion roaring o...news5  FebruaryBuilding The Evidence BaseThe report “Life Lessons” calls for more to be done to enable every state school to embed the development of life skills in their ethos...news20  OctoberCelebrating #iwill weekEnvision’s business partners have been helping young people develop and deliver great social action projects in the run up to and during this...news24  November
Inspiring prizeWe're always on the look-out for partners to motivate young people with inspiring prizes. Shape History certainly helped us to achieve that.news9  MarchMayor gives his Community-Apprentices an opportunity to build on their campaignBristol’s elected Mayor, Marvin Rees, gave a team of young people from Fairfield High School the opportunity to design a poster campaign to t...news24  JanuaryProving our formula worksAfter a successful cohort last term, the second is now under way as of January 2018. However, this time the stakes are raised. We are taking part i...news2  FebruarySharing Good PracticeThe Careers and Enterprise Company (CEC) hosted a celebratory event for its network of Enterprise Advisors & Coordinators. The event, held at K...news11  OctoberBusinesses help young people raise funds for local charitiesLast year saw the national launch of our new Key Stage 4 Community-Apprentice programme. With an emphasis on fundraising, volunteers from businesse...news8  JanuaryOn set in the Dragons DenWe are grateful to the fantastic organisations who have given us the spaces to run these popular events. One of the most exciting spaces was defini...news22  DecemberCelebrating #iwill weekEnvision’s business partners have been helping young people develop and deliver great social action projects in the run up to and during this...news24  NovemberBuilding The Evidence BaseThe report “Life Lessons” calls for more to be done to enable every state school to embed the development of life skills in their ethos...news20  OctoberSuccessful Pilot Goes NationalThe new programme kicked off with six launch events, each for five schools, in a busy and exciting week for Envision. The young people heard pitche...news6  OctoberMeet the new Envision CoachesEvery year we take on a cohort of recent graduates who give us what is effectively a service year to deliver our programmes in schools. They have a...news6  October
A little bit about usEnvision Birmingham is loud, proud and very very passionate about seeing the city we love be the best it can be.BirminghamWho's involved?This year a wide range of local organisations are engaged in delivering over 400 ‘community-apprenticeships’ for young people across the city.BirminghamComing soon . . . Corporate Patrons ProgrammeOur very own 'Lord Sugar', Leader of Birmingham City Council, Sir Albert Bore, is urging local companies to pledge their support. . . . .BirminghamBirmingham's Boardroom Finals, Community-Apprentice 16/17After 10 months, the 16/17 Community-Apprentice competition in Birmingham reached its end with the announcement of the winning team at the Graduati...news18  JulyBest in classOur employee engagement programme this year in Birmingham saw us link over 200 business mentors with 300 young people. Our mentors play an essentia...news18  JulyGoing for growthFollowing very stiff competition, the Careers and Enterprise Company have selected Envision in Birmingham to receive funding to help scale our programme.news28  NovemberBusiness Mentoring Employees from our Community-Apprentice Business partners in Birmingham volunteered over 400 hours of their time in the Autumn term. Almost 90 ment...news13  DecemberBirmingham 2016/17 Pitching Challenge Over 300 young people are ready to start tackling self-identified social issues after being awarded funds from the 2nd challenge in the Community-Apprentice competition.news13  January#iwill benefit my communityOver 200 students gathered at KPMG to share their plans for tackling pressing social problems in the first of our 2016-17 pitching challenges. The ...news25  NovemberBirmingham students rewarded with a personal reference.This month we’ve been bringing together our young people with volunteers from businesses across the city for one-on-one conversations with a ...news29  May
A little bit about usWe’re a small,but ambitious, team committed to enriching education whilst also enabling local young people to improve the quality of life for others in our community.BristolWho's involved?This year a wide range of local organisations are engaged in delivering 200 ‘community-apprenticeships’ for young people across our city.BristolCity Hall opens its doors to Bristol’s Community-Apprentices Winners of Community-Apprentice 2017 were announced at a graduation ceremony on June 29th hosted by the Mayor of Bristol.news29  JuneCreativity needed to tackle deficit in work experience Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees made it a manifesto commitment to ensure that every young person has a meaningful experience of work. But with over five thousand young people, in central Bristol alone, looking for work experience every year, he is going to need some creativity to deliver on this promise.news31  MarchCommunity-Apprentice paves the way from school to employment There are often barriers to schools developing an employability programme, for us the capacity Community-Apprentice provides makes it all possible.news26  JanuaryBristol’s Community-Apprentices enter the ‘Dragons’ Den’This exciting event saw young people, aged 14-17, pitch their community project ideas to a panel of senior business leaders.news7  DecemberEnvision galvanizes community votes for a big win! Community-Apprentice has beat stiff competition to emerge as one of the nation’s most popular initiatives and a winner of the Aviva Community Fund 2016.news12  JanuaryBoardroom Finals (Bristol)Ten months ago George Ferguson, former Bristol Mayor (and our much kinder version of Alan Sugar), set the young people of Bristol a challenge; to m...news30  JuneBristol's young people get references for 'good character'Business volunteers from across the city are helping young people evidence their competencies and gain their first reference for a job.news27  AprilMinister for Civil Society commends 'Community-Apprentice' programmeThe Minister of Civil Society congratulates Envision on innovative 'Community-Apprentice' programme.news25  July
A little bit about usHere in London the young people on our programmes are as diverse as the wide range of communities they live in.LondonWho we're working withWe're giving hundreds of adults living and working in London the opportunity to inspire and support young people to discover their potential to create chance.LondonInspiring prizeWe're always on the look-out for partners to motivate young people with inspiring prizes. Shape History certainly helped us to achieve that.news9  MarchBoardroom Finals (London)After ten months of commitment, compassion and overcoming challenges, five teams made it through to the finals of this year's Community-Apprent...news29  JunePitching in the real 'den'Young people went 'on set' to pitch for investment in our London regional challengenews14  DecemberGlittering Graduation CeremonyTideway pushed the boat out to make this year’s London graduation a truly memorable event for our young people and those who have supported t...news13  JulyPromise's story - videoWhen Promise interviewed members of her local community, she found out that what most worries the...ProjectsTackling food waste in Hackney "I always knew there were problems in Hackney, I just didn't do anything about them. To be honest, I think lots of people are like that."ProjectsGirls against domestic violence "I think it’s made me more aware of not just myself, but everything, if that makes sense. If I had to pick a word for it, I’d say ‘enlightening’."ProjectsSaima's story - videoSaima discovered that Camden is the worst borough in London for malnutrition. She explains what h...Projects
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