5 reasons to become a mentor

  1. Have a big impact on a young person’s future
  2. Develop new skills and experiences
  3. A brilliant way to share your experience and skills with a young person that might not benefit from this support otherwise
  4. Support GM’s young people to make the right choice for them
  5. Be a positive role model

Highlighted organisations

ReachOut is a charity that changes the lives of young people from disadvantaged communities in London and Manchester through one-to-one mentoring. They provide academic support and character education to help young people get a better start in life and go on to achieve future goals.


Mosaic’s secondary school mentoring programme uses positive role models to improve students’ confidence, self-efficacy and employability. They have developed a powerful package of mentoring support for young people that can be tailored to students’ needs which includes group mentoring, workplace visits, inspirational speeches and competitions.


Salford Foundation supports the vocational, personal, social and academic development of young people and adults in Salford and other boroughs of Greater Manchester. It provides opportunities for those in education, business and the wider community to work together for their mutual advantage.


There are also a number of organisations that provide work experience in specific GM areas. For more information, see the resources section or please get in touch with Sophie.

Get in touch

Sophie Hope

Senior Enterprise Coordinator – Greater Manchester

As an Enterprise Coordinator at the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, affiliated to The Careers and Enterprise Company, I help young people achieve their potential by supporting and facilitating the relationship between businesses and education across Greater Manchester.

Phone number:
07973 876 884