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future-proof your talent pipeline

By working with Form the Future, you’ll gain access to thousands of students in Cambridge and beyond who bring fresh ideas to your business

For businesses

We want to equip young people with the experience and skills they will need to succeed in their career of choice, and enable businesses to recruit skilled workers locally.
Good careers education needs regular contact with local businesses, who can offer practical support and advise on the skills students will need to succeed. Form the Future provides a crucial link between schools, businesses and young people to improve social mobility, raise young people’s ambitions, and safeguard businesses’ future in the area.
Unlock the door to schools across the Eastern region and promote your company and industry.

Engaging your future workforce starts here. By working with us, we’ll help you to future-proof your talent pipeline, building your employer brand and making it easier to recruit. We’ll help you develop your employees’ leadership, management and mentoring skills as they guide young people into early careers by volunteering with us.

How we work with our partners

We identify ways to enhance your CSR strategy, match you with services that meet your needs, and create a tailored programme of support at different sponsorship levels. So whether you’re looking to engage with students through specific activities, or provide meaningful volunteering opportunities for your team – we’re here to help.

We manage the entire process, ensuring smooth running of the activities we work on together. We regularly check in to ensure our business partners are getting exactly what they need from our partnership, and look for ways to improve our services so that businesses get the most out of working with Form the Future.

build your talent pipeline

We work with our business partners to understand their needs and what they want to gain out of working with schools and students. We select activities to help them achieve their goals.

invest in your people

We work with our partners to create bespoke programmes that benefit their business and employees. We train up their staff to become part of our volunteer community, giving them confidence to talk to young people, and a great opportunity for CPD.

build your brand

Gain vital brand exposure when you work with us. We give you the opportunity to inspire young people into your sector and business.

help your community

Make a real lasting difference to young people in your community, especially those who face barriers because of their background, gender, race or learning differences
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CUP wanted to get involved with a community activity where their board members could use their expertise to make a difference to young people.

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“I decided to apply for an apprenticeship as I felt like I was ready to go into the working world.”

How can we help?

Register to volunteer

Thank you for choosing to become a volunteer with Form the Future! In order to join our volunteer community and get yourself involved in some of our events, please follow these steps:


  1. Click the button below and complete the Registration Form
  2. Upon receiving your completed form we will create a Volunteer Profile for you then send you log in details and information on how to sign up for volunteering opportunities
  3. You can then sign up for volunteering opportunities at your leisure!


Our goal is that all young people move successfully from education into employment. As a social enterprise, we are reliant on grants and corporate funding in order to work with the schools across Cambridgeshire. Even the smallest donation helps us to provide careers inspiration for every child. Click below to find out more about what your donation could do for young people in your community.