Business people across Coastal West Sussex are being encouraged to consider applying to become mentors to young people as part of a new programme from – Be the Change. It is an inspirational programme of activity aimed at students in Coastal West Sussex who have become disengaged with school or lack confidence in their own abilities, but have real potential once engaged in an activity that captures their imagination. is looking for 20 enthusiastic volunteers from a variety of organsations to become business mentors. Business professionals are invited to play a part in helping students to understand what positive changes they need to make in order to realise these aspirations and also what qualities are required to be successful in business and the workplace.

Mentors will help to support these young people on their Be the Change journey, opening their eyes to the world of work and wealth of career opportunities in their hometown and beyond. Mentors will be asked to attend a total of five events which make up about 4.5 days. The official launch will take place on 25th February at the University of Chichester, Bognor Campus.

Please email with any questions or to register your interest.