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What the people profession can do for better work and working lives

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How can you help?

We need people like you. Share your mentoring skills with those who face the biggest challenges in the workplace, your recruitment expertise to support young people starting their careers, or your leadership experience to build and broaden the people profession. We’re here to help you make a real difference. 

Opportunities to volunteer your expertise

Discover how you can use your skills to tackle barriers to work


Support a person with a conviction to find work

Empower people with experience of the criminal justice system to re-enter the workplace and thrive.

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Mentor a parent returning to the workforce

Boost the confidence of a parent and help them find the right job to return to.

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Support a woman in prison back to work

Use your expertise in employee development and recruitment to help someone to re-enter the workplace and thrive.

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Mentor a refugee to succeed in work

Use your unique skills to support refugees to re-enter the workplace in the UK and develop in existing roles.

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How can your HR team help?

What’s good for your people and your community is good for your business too

When your people professionals volunteer with us, they bring fresh perspectives and better practice back into your organisation. Find out how we help make it happen. 

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I am extremely fortunate. I’ve had a good career and job security with a public sector employer. I’m now in a position to share my knowledge and experience to support others.”

– Guy, Mentor

How can we work together?

The experience of our 160,000 community of people professionals sets us apart. But we know the barriers to better work are overcome quicker when charities, agencies and dedicated volunteers join forces. 

St Giles Trust

St Giles Trust supports people with experience of the criminal justice system to secure work, remain in employment and be successful in their roles. Together we pair people with experience of the criminal justice system with recruitment specialists and senior HR professionals. 
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