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Changing lives by volunteering

Build skills and help end educational inequality outside the classroom.

Changing lives by volunteering

Wherever your career takes you once you’ve been through our programme, you can continue to help us create a fairer education system by volunteering.  

Being a governor can be a great way to stay engaged in education and help a school to thrive.  You don't have to work in education to become a school governor as a diverse range of skills and expertise is essential for a governing body to excel.  

Learn about being a governor

Become a governor
Find out what being a School Governor is all about and where to find vacancies
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Why I became a governor
Sarah, an Ambassador, shares her motivation for becoming a primary school governor.
Read Sarah's story
Governor training e-module
Develop your skills as a governor using our free online training module.
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What is being a governor really like?
Laura, a 2010 Ambassador, shares a story from her first year of being a governor
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More ways you can help

Mentor a sixth-former
Help guide them towards higher education with our Futures programme.
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Provide leadership to a school
Our ambassadors can shape the future of local schools by becoming governors.
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Fundraise for us
Volunteer at our fundraising events or take on a challenge and get sponsored.
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