Career Ready (https://careerready.org.uk/) are a charity who aim to improve social mobility by taking encouraging students from disadvantaged backgrounds to go to university.
The remit includes a wide selection of resourced activities which you support on the ground. Career Ready works with TVCA career hub mostly in 23 of the 64 Tees Valley schools and also 4 Further Education (FE) colleges.
We have lots of overlaps and have shared contacts to increase our effectiveness by working more closely together.
High Tide (https://www.hightidefoundation.co.uk/) are a registered charity about 7 years old who put on lots of different careers events in order to inform young people, mostly under privileged about the opportunities for work along the river.
Events include river trips, week long cadetships, taking students through the life of a mobile phone from Taiwan to Asda, making port to part trips including international visits to Rotterdam.
High Tide have engaged members and regularly help with events and go into schools (mock interviews, assemblies, workshops etc). Sectors include transportation and engineering businesses, retail, finance, law, web design, IT and the Harbour Police.
These overlaps with Engineering Together are looking forward to working more closely in the future.