Chamber Schools

Be a Volunteer.
Share Skills. Inspire.

Help a child identify their skills and talents to enable them to reach their potential. Give children new experiences and a different perspective on life. Anyone can be a Volunteer.

We invite you to become a
Share your real-life work experiences and inspire schoolchildren to find out more about what you do, and the world of work generally. Help them to consider their future career options and explore the skills they will need.
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We invite you to become a Chamber Schools Volunteer

As part of our commitment to enhancing East Midlands businesses and communities, we work with schools across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire to deliver our objective of enriching the education of students and to enhance their employability skills.

Through our Chamber Schools initiative, we are bringing together students and representatives from the business world. Choosing to become a Chamber Schools Volunteer is just one way you can help make a difference to schoolchildren in your community.

How can you help?

Are you willing to share your real-life work experiences with schoolchildren, then this is a great start. The level of commitment is up to you. It can be as much, or as little, as you are able to offer. Being able to inspire young people by sharing more about what you do, and the world of work in general, we know will have a positive impact on those you are talking to.

How does volunteering make a difference?

There are many benefits to be gained including increased confidence, new communication skills, increased company profile and enhanced employee skills to name but a few. Importantly it also makes a huge difference to the schoolchildren. It gives a child or young adult a positive role model who offers support and encouragement It can help a child or young adult identify their skills and talents, give them a chance to shine and reach their potential It gives the child or young adult new experiences and a different perspective on life.     

NEW! ! FREE Prize Draw to WIN a pair of tickets to Derby County FC vs Fulham FC - 21 February 2020 (fixture changed to accommodate Sky Sports cameras)

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning this pair of tickets to see the football match at Pride Park Stadium, Derby is follow the APPLY NOW link below and register as a Chamber Volunteer.  

One lucky winner will be picked at random following the closing date,  at 10am Wednesday 19 February.  For full terms and conditions please click here. 

So don't wait around, make sure you enter this brilliant prize draw now.  Not only could you win a pair of tickets to this match, but by becoming a Chamber volunteer you can help inspire young people to think about what is possible in their futures. Promotion is only eligible for those aged 18 or over. 

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