Young Enterprise is the UK’s leading charity that empowers young people to harness their personal and business skills. We make the connection between school and the world of work, enabling young people to develop the knowledge and attitudes they need to succeed.
Our volunteers are a vital part of Young Enterprise – they mentor young people, assist delivering our programmes in school or are part of the local volunteer boards that help Young Enterprise across the country.
Rachel Wade, Director of OptHR volunteers as a Business Advisor and supports a team of 15 students aged 15 – 19 years old for schools within Rugby. The Students trade as a company and compete in a Nationwide competition.
Rachel’s role as a Business Advisor is to act as a mentor to the members of the company by encouraging and supporting the company members. From time to time it may be necessary to instil a sense of urgency, raise morale, engender team spirit, and be a catalyst or play “devil’s advocate.” Acting as a source of knowledge, a motivator and consultant. Along with being a role model for the students.