Opportunities Doncaster brings business and education together through a variety of experiences, to help young people to make informed careers decisions and be aware of the career opportunities available in Doncaster. We support employers, to become the best employers of young people through engagement activities within the education sector and attract their future workforce.

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Heres just some of the ways to get involved and engage with your future workforce:

  • Provide real work experience opportunities from one-day taster sessions to two week placements
  • Offer apprenticeships and graduate programmes
  • Give talks in schools, colleges, universities, and/or communities to introduce people to the opportunities in your industry
  • Host industry visits
  • Be a recognised ‘good’ employer of young people
  • Exhibit at Opportunities Doncaster Live
  • Sponsor at Opportunities Doncaster Live
  • Participate in parent/carer/community engagement events
  • Offer supported internships
  • Offer an inclusive recruitment process
  • Provide ongoing training and professional development
  • Train and sign up to be an active Disability Confident Employer
  • Offer flexible working patterns so people can work around other commitments (eg. childcare, education)
  • Provide an inclusive and health workplace
  • Be a part of the Doncaster Promise consultation

Get involved with Opportunities Doncaster

Please complete this form to register your interest in getting involved with Opportunities Doncaster and partners.


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How can you get involved with Opportunities Doncaster?

Give talks in schools, colleges, universities and/or communities to introduce people to the opportunities in my industry
Offer real work experience opportunities from one day taster sessions and/ or up to two-week placements
Offer supported internships
Provide one to one advice and mentoring to help young people prepare for job applications, assessment days and interviews
Deliver workshops, activities and challenges
Offer employability support to promote work readiness to promote soft skills and transferrable skills
Hold open days and work trial days for people to visit and find out what it’s like to work with us
Over an inclusive recruitment process
Provide apprenticeships and / or internships/volunteering opportunities to give young people their first step on the career ladder
Offer flexible working patterns so people can work around other commitments, such as childcare
Offer work shadowing opportunities for people to learn on the job from more experienced colleagues
Provide secondments for people to widen their work experience and gain new knowledge and skills
Provide on-going training and professional development
Provide an inclusive and healthy workplace
Train and sign up to be an active Disability Confident Employer
Exhibit at Opportunities Doncaster Live
Sponsor Opportunities Doncaster Live
Profile business on Start Doncaster digital platform
Learn more about training and recruitment support from Advance Doncaster
Be a part of the Doncaster Promise consultation
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