Corporate Volunteer Information

The ROAR Challenge is a global learning enrichment opportunity offering structured workshops, direct links with business and an international aspect that stimulates students to apply their skills through global citizenship.

The ROAR Challenge is an extra-curricular programme, where students set up a social enterprise to raise much-needed funds for their partner students in rural India. All funds raised will support the education of thousands of students through the Yearn to Learn literacy intervention programme.

We need your help and expertise to partake in this fantastic initiative by supporting the creation of a profitable idea and building London students’ confidence, leadership and global awareness. We are looking for approximately 1 to 2 enthusiastic volunteers per workshop across 5 London schools on topics ranging from business plan creation to social enterprise.

Commitment can be anything from just a few hours for one workshop, right through to leading your team through 5 weeks of workshops, before pitching their social enterprise idea to Dragons Den. Not only will you be helping to unleash the potential of the next generation of global citizens, but also developing your own skills in leadership and communication.

What does this voluntary opportunity entail?

  • Leading on one of our workshops in a secondary school running The ROAR Challenge
  • You can commit to just one session (1 hr) or several, in the same school
  • All resources will be provided and a telephone brief conducted
  • Follow our session plan whilst adding anecdotes from your professional experience relating to the workshop content

Workshops on the following themes:

Workshop 4- Employability in the 21st Century- w/c 30th January

Workshop 6- How to Make a Profit- w/c 27th February

Workshop 7- The Business Plan- w/c 6th March

Workshop 9- Developing YOUR Social Enterprise- w/c 20th March

In-School Dragon’s Den- Corporate panellists needed – w/c 24th April

Please check out our Corporate Volunteer Pack here for more details.

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The ROAR Challenge schools 2017:

  • Harris Boys’ School East Dulwich
  • Dulwich College
  • Brentford School for Girls
  • Southgate School
  • Hampton School

If this is something you are interested in or would like some more information, please email charlotte.clapham@rise-online.co.uk.

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