We are thrilled to be supporting One Million Mentors to extend their programme in Manchester. We want to build on the successes this has already realised for so many young people in the City, ensuring young people are matched to positive role models that can guide them into successful training and career opportunities that improve their life chances. Cllr Luthfur Rahman, Manchester City Council
Piloted in Greater Manchester from January to July 2017, One Million Mentors has expanded into Oldham City Council and Salford, where child poverty rates are among the highest in England.*
In Greater Manchester:
- Children have a lower life expectancy
- More children under 20 live in poverty
- Children have worse health
We can help young people overcome these challenges and reach their potential.
Want to get involved?
- If you have five years general working experience or 2 years post-graduate working experience, and are working, retired or on a career break, live in Greater Manchester and can commit to one hour, once a month for a period of up to one year, click here to find out how to become a mentor. You’ll get online training, as well as ongoing support in your mentoring relationship.
- Schools, colleges, universities, charities or employment programmes wanting your young people to join our mentoring programme can click here for more information.
- Employers working for a small, medium or large organisation who would like to get involved in our mentoring programme, click here for more information.
- If you’re already mentoring and would like to attend one of our mentor workshops, click here.
- Or if you’re interested in 1MM coming to your region, click here.