The Access Project – Birmingham Branch

Event:
Date/Time: 17 September 2019 @ 18:30 (doors at 18:00)
Location: Tally Ho Conference & Banqueting Centre , Pershore Road , Birmingham , West Midlands , UK , B5 7RN

BCS Birmingham welcomes The Access Project, a charity who support young people in the West Midlands.

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SPEAKERS
Katie Hilder: Head of Midlands, The Access Project
Caroline Ludden: Volunteer Coordinator, The Access Project

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AGENDA
18:00 – Registration, Networking and Buffet
18:30 – Event Starts
20:00 – Event Closes

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SYNOPSIS
Katie Hilder (Head of Midlands) and Caroline Ludden (Volunteer Coordinator) from The Access Project, would like to speak to BCS members about supporting local young people in the West Midlands.

They’re looking for professionals in Birmingham, with an undergraduate degree, who would be willing to volunteer an hour a week as a tutor to support disadvantaged young people to improve their GCSE and A level grades.

Use your professional experience to put learning into real-life context by helping to inspire, motivate and raise aspirations of local young people towards further education & the world of work.

For more information about the project see https://www.theaccessproject.org.uk/volunteer

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SPEAKER BIOGRAPHIES
Katie Hilder
Katie is Head of Midlands for The Access Project. She leads partnership development and volunteer recruitment in the East and West Midlands.

Katie’s previous role was Regional Manager (West Midlands) for One Million Mentors, a community-based mentoring programme to support young people to fulfil their potential.

Prior to that she worked for the regional STEM Ambassador Hub and managed summer camp programme delivery at The ATE Trust.

Caroline Ludden
Caroline is a Volunteer Coordinator in the West Midlands.

She has previously worked as a Youth Worker, Trainer and Project Manager in the youth, volunteering and disability sectors, both in the UK and abroad.

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For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters.

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THIS EVENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY:
BCS Birmingham Branch and The Access Project
Visit birmingham.bcs.org and www.theaccessproject.org.uk