Own Grown is challenging businesses in Hastings and Rother to pledge positions of support to help young people prepare for and enter the world of work.
Over the last 3 years businesses have already stepped up and offered more than 2,500 pledges, including work experience, careers events, apprenticeships, mentoring and CV workshops.
We are continuing this challenge and have been working closer with schools to develop a calendar of their events; making it easier than ever to pledge!
"It's really good for my team to share their knowledge, it gives them valuable experience in training others, which helps their career progression - its a win-win situation. I'm so proud to be involved with Own Grown".
We can help every step of the way or just broker that first contact, whatever suits your needs
Supporting a young person could help develop existing staff skills
Meeting you might just inspire them to become the next engineer, administrator, film maker...
Own Grown is a simple, flexible pledge system supporting businesses to help better prepare young people for work, there are lots of ways to do this.
The Own Grown team can offer free advice and information on what pledge may best fits the needs of your business.