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Shaping the lives of young people through mentoring

Thanks to funding from Greater Cambridgeshire Partnership Skills and the Region of Learning projects, Form the Future can offer mentoring to young people across the greater Cambridgeshire region.

Mentoring plays a pivotal role in shaping the lives of young people, leaving an indelible impact that reaches far beyond the mentor-mentee relationship. This guiding influence provides a safe harbour where the seeds of growth, confidence, and resilience are sown, ultimately enabling the blossoming of empowered and well-rounded individuals.

At the heart of the impact of mentoring is the personalised support and guidance it offers. Young people facing the tumultuous journey of self-discovery and decision-making find in their mentors a compass to navigate the complexities of life. The mentor’s wisdom, gained through experience, serves as a beacon, illuminating potential paths and helping mentees make informed choices. 

Moreover, mentoring instils a profound sense of belonging and validation in young hearts. As mentors invest time in actively listening, understanding, and empathy, they send a powerful message that the mentees’ thoughts, feelings, and aspirations matter. This validation nurtures self-esteem and self-worth, encouraging mentees to embrace their unique identities and confidently chase their dreams.

Mentoring is a bridge to skill development and knowledge acquisition. Mentors impart practical skills, ranging from career insights to problem-solving techniques, giving mentees a head start in their personal and professional journeys. Through mentorship, young people gain access to a treasure trove of experience-based learning, accelerating their growth trajectory. 

Becoming a mentor to young people in your community can be a profoundly rewarding experience with numerous benefits, not just for the mentees but also for the mentors themselves and the community as a whole. It offers a chance to make a significant impact on the lives of others, while also experiencing personal growth and connection. It is a way to contribute positively to society and inspire the next generation of leaders, fostering a stronger and more supportive community for everyone.

To find out more about our mentoring programme, contact Therese Pluck at

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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.