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Young Ambition


Young Ambition is a 1625ip initiative and bridges the gap for talented young people who have faced homelessness or are care leavers, into workplaces where they can fulfil their potential.

Why Young Ambition?

Our young people have faced significant challenges, such as overcoming homelessness or leaving care.  Young Ambition works with young people, initially prioritising those who have been working with 1625ip already, and who have the stability, motivation and ambition needed to engage in the workplace. 
Opportunities in employment, education and training enable young people to develop workplace skills, and build the confidence needed to thrive. This leads to empowered individuals, succeeding in life and becoming key contributors to society.

Are you a…

Young Person Business                 Potential Mentor
Young Ambition will help guide you through unknown possibilities. You will learn more about a job role, gain confidence and discover new talents.
We will match you with a mentor from the area of work that you are interested in. This could be anything from creative industries to construction, health to hospitality.
If you are 16-25, have experienced homelessness or are a care leaver, get in touch by
clicking here.

1625 Independent People and Deloitte are offering local businesses an innovative way of engaging with the emerging workforce and impacting social change.
The 1625ip initiative offers significant advantages for businesses. Young people provide new skill sets  that complement the workplace, while being eager to learn your current ways of working.
Young Ambition also enhances your organisation with the following:
  • Developing staff skills with free expert training to mentor young people in the workplace
  • Providing a Programme Manager to match young people with your business opportunities
  • Supplying Coaches who give ongoing support for the young person and the business
Interested? Get in touch by
clicking here.

Are you looking to make your career a richer, more meaningful experience?  Mentoring is a great opportunity to give something back, and really make a difference to someone’s life.
We have lots of mentoring opportunities with our diverse and insightful young people.  We love working with them, and you will too!
Have a look at our current mentoring opportunities.
Click here.
Or if you would like to speak to someone contact our, Employability Mentoring Project Worker, Sarah.
Click here.


Barry Tugwood
Programme Manager
0117 317 8800

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