Blog Archives

Third Sector’s Fundraiser of the Week: Caley Eldred of City Year UK

Our Director of Development Caley Eldred talks reputation, regulation and superpowers.… Read more ›

Posted in latest news

#PressforProgress | International Women’s Day

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day was Press for Progress, highlighting the need for a continued push to achieve gender parity across the globe.

At City Year UK we shone the spotlight onto our volunteer mentors, sharing some of their inspirational stories.… Read more ›

Posted in latest news

Independent review into youth full-time social action publishes recommendations

City Year UK leads call for ‘decisive action’

The independent review into youth full time social action published its findings and recommendations today.… Read more ›

Posted in latest news

Deputy Mayor visits Barking Abbey School with City Year UK

Matthew Ryder, Deputy Mayor for Social Integration, Social Mobility and Community Engagement, spent the morning at Barking Abbey School with our team of volunteers who serve as mentors and role models at the school.… Read more ›

Posted in latest news

David Blunkett calls for national Government programme of full-time volunteering

Call follows a report showing full-time volunteering would net the UK economy up to £119m

The Rt. Hon The Lord David Blunkett is leading calls for Theresa May to invest in a national programme of full-time volunteering for young people. … Read more ›

Posted in latest news Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

City Year UK at the Charity Times Awards 2017

City Year UK was shortlisted in two categories at last night’s Charity Times Awards, held at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London.… Read more ›

Posted in latest news

Aramark employees in London join forces with City Year UK to share nutrition knowledge, inspire families to lead healthy lifestyles

On September 20th 2017, 34 Aramark team members volunteered to support Shoreditch Park Primary School, on Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day), the company’s global day of service, bringing health and wellness education and workforce readiness programs to families in London.… Read more ›

Posted in latest news

[BLOG] How has City Year UK supported my development?: Shayna Mehta

City Year UK aims to support and encourage pupils from disadvantaged communities to succeed in school. However, not only do they help the children, they also guide us volunteer mentors.… Read more ›

Posted in latest news

How Independent School Alumni Continue “Giving Back”, Even Long After Leaving Education

Pressure has been mounting on independent schools over the last few years to support the state sector more, and partnerships between the two are at a high. Many fee-paying schools have introduced initiatives to support local state schools and / or include more bright children whose parents cannot afford their fees.… Read more ›

Posted in latest news

Putting the spark into mentoring: Bridge Builder Award 2017

City Year UK’s ‘Bridge Builder Award’ recognises supporters who have offered their spare time to mentor the charity’s young volunteers, helping to prepare them for the next step—whether that is staying in education or finding a career. The support includes mock interviews, CV workshops and assistance in deciding on their next steps. We are pleased to share the Bridge Builder Award winners for London, West Midlands and Greater Manchester.… Read more ›
Posted in latest news