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PwC ambassadors ignite ‘Enfusiasm’ in London college students

ImageStaff from PwC’s London office are spending time with students from Oasis Park Shirley college in Croydon as part of the firm’s, ‘One Firm One May’ campaign.

‘One Firm One May’ saw PwC staff  join forces for a nationwide volunteering and fundraising event with a theme of ‘supporting social enterprise’ throughout the month of May. The aim of this event is to make a long-lasting impact in the local communities by sharing vital business skills with social entrepreneurs and fundraising to help the most disadvantaged people in society. 2013 will be the fourth year that PwC rallies employees from all over the UK to work to one goal – To spend time in the community and make a difference.

PwC Chairman Ian Powell said:

‘Our efforts to help the most vulnerable in our communities go beyond a month of concentrated support, but we hope that by running a focused event throughout May we can highlight what a difference sharing some of the skills we use in our everyday work can make to the future prospects of a social enterprise and those members of society that they support.’

After being impressed by their approach to igniting the ‘intrapreneur’ in young British people PwC associate, Aysegul Kazdal elected to work with the careers Social Enterprise Enfuse Youth CIC. Kazdal has organised for a group of volunteer ambassadors to support the work of Enfuse Youth through a day’s volunteering at Oasis Academy Shirley Park to share their insights on study, work and the world of jobs and careers.

Enfuse Youth have promoted the term ‘intrapreneur’ based on management consultant Gifford Pinchots’ term for individuals within large corporations taking direct responsibility for generating innovative ideas. 

Enfuse Youth founder, Andre Campbell, said:

“We were delighted when PwC contacted us. It’s really important that young people are shown clear routes to the intrapreneur in them, and that they stop second guessing their careers. Our PwC ambassadors are a great example of how you can do that.”

Director of Work Related Learning from Oasis Academy Shirley Park, Michelle Gibbins said:

“As a large academy we are forever trying to help students gain valuable skills which they can take with them into a work place. Many students are unaware of the importance of developing  these skills and many are shocked at the reality of being out of the security of the academy to being alone in the big wide world. Any help we can offer students to succeed is an absolute must”

Notes to Editors

About Enfuse Youth

Enfuse Youth CIC is a career Social Enterprise with a difference, having created £250,000 worth of employment opportunities for 12,500 14-19 year olds since 2010. Able to ignite enthusiasm in young people, Enfuse Youth brings out the intrapreneur in candidates by showing them a clear path to their dream career; be it traditional work, further education or own business creation.

For more information about Enfuse Youth and our six-week National Enfusiasm Week (NEW) Campaign contact Andre Campbell andre@enfuseyouth.com

About PwC

PwC firms help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with over 180,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting us at www.pwc.com.

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Enfuse London Conference Nokia Competition!

As part of Enfuse Youth’s partnership with Nokia, we’re running a competition in the lead up to the Enfuse London Conference.

We want to know:

“WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 5 YEARS TIME?”

All you need to do is:

  1. Book Your Ticket
  2. Tweet your answer to @Nokia_Connects with the #ENFUSELDN hashtag.

The best answers will win something ‘amazing’ to take home on the day.

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Your Voice!

Enfuse Youth are delighted to support the UK’s Biggest EVER Youth Vote Registation. Attend here: http://youthvotelondon.eventbrite.co.uk/

 

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Update Enfuse London Campaign

Progress on the Enfuse London Campaign has been brilliant with over 700 Young Londoner ‘enfused’ on the advice and interactive workshop which enabled them to be aware of the expectations of the work environment and some practical steps they must take to turn what they love into what they do for the next half a century! More importantly we gave them the opportunities to take action today

Making The Grade

9/10 is the average score for the Enfuse London Workshops. A student from St. Mary’s High School said

“This workshops has changed my life. I’m taking the opportunity to create my own future now!”

This Week’s Workshop

This week will see us going into Prendergast-Ladywell Fields College to deliver the final Enfuse London Workshop before the Enfuse London Conference.

We will have the amazing founder of Carthrottle.com Adnan Ebrahim speaking about his career journey so far and planning a secret interactive career challenge.

Maybe he’ll bring a new car into the playground?

Enfuse London Conference

In late April we will be delivering the Enfuse London Conference for 500 young people to put the questions they want answered to employers and influential figures. The event coincides with the launch of the  ‘National Career Service’ and provides an opportunity for the Minsters to tell us the steps taken thus far but then how they can listen to young people and act upon their views.

We are joined in delivering this high impact event by ‘The Challenge’ , Eventbrite and The Guardian. 

We’ll post the link to register young people 13-18 here shortly.

Stayed Tuned. Stay Enfused!!

Hassam Mir

Project Manager

Enfuse London Campaign

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