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Learning to Work Mentor a Young Person – Mosaic Enterprise
Take a group of young people on a journey, over approximately 10 weeks, to inspire and innovate them to create a Pop Up Shop. You will be the students mentor for 1hr a week as they develop an innovative initiative as part of a competition. Secondary School students will take part in the finals being hosted in March 2020. The Mosaic programme forms part of The Prince’s Trust work with young people. This is an annual inter-school competition that encourages a spirit of entrepreneurship among young people. Students aged 11 to 16-years-old with mentor, support, learn about establishing and running a business through a business simulation game, with successful teams pursuing their own sustainable businesses through regional and national Dragons’ Den style finals. Training is provided in Slough but the opportunities are available in Slough & Bracknell too if of interest. 1hr for mentoring over 10 week period (1hr per week). Time to be confirmed in School curriculum Teams take part in a range of sessions and activities including an interactive online business simulation game during which they build their own business by creating business strategies to produce, market and sell their product to the mass market The five teams with the highest game scores in their region go through to our regional and national finals to pitch their business ideas to a panel of professional experts where they have the chance to win The Prince’s Trust Enterprise Challenge 2020. benefits to the volunteer are Satisfying to increase the aspirations and the confidence of Young People in Slough Self worth, feeling valued Personal satisfaction giving back to the local community, engaging with young people Sense of achievement as students continue to engage with the initiative Motivational seeing the students grow in confidence while working on the programme Personal growth of working with young people and sharing your knowledge of life and career skills Accolade of recognition as a student mentor and being part of The Prince’s Trust Mosaic initiative
Kate Roome
k.roome@learningtowork.org.uk
01753 376264
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