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Tertiary Education Commission New Zealand
09 Sep, 2021
Anyone, in any job, can be a volunteer role model and you can too. Inspiring the Future is a programme for primary and intermediate students across Aotearoa to learn about jobs. Using storytelling and connecting directly to children, this type of volunteering connects intrinsically to the work you already do, offering a deep connection to what you’re passionate about.   At an Inspiring the Future school event, you’ll join a panel of volunteer role models. The students will learn about your job, why you love doing it, as well as your journey to get there. Inspiring the Future has both in-person and online event options so that you can take part from anywhere – you can connect from the comfort of your own home, or your workplace.  After you sign up, teachers can view your profile and invite you to events – you can accept or decline as you wished based on your availability. In-person events last 3-4 hours, online events last 1-2 hours. If you enjoy what you do, you’ll be...