Read our 2022/23 Impact Report

We’re pleased to share our Impact Report for 2022/23. In this report, we look back at the impact we’ve had over the last academic year, summarising some of the key numbers and stories at the heart of our organisation.   You can flip through impact report below, or open it in a new window by clicking […]

The ReachOut Youth Panel – Join Us at ReachOut

Take a look at this brilliant leaflet written and designed by mentees Ella, Basil, Ethan and Freya – members of the ReachOut youth panel. They chose mentee recruitment as their focus for discussion, sharing their ideas at each meeting on how they could encourage people to get involved. They wanted to make sure that potential […]

Our ReachOut at 20 Panel Discussions

Earlier this month, we held our ReachOut at 20 supporters event. We heard from a fantastic panel of speakers on the role of mentoring when it comes to social mobility as well as from our amazing alumni on what ReachOut has meant to them. Role Models, Mentoring and Social Mobility Charlie Allen – tailor and […]

Read our ReachOut at 20 Report

In 2003, ReachOut went from being an informal homework club, started by students at the University of Manchester, to a fully-fledged, registered charity. In the following 20 years, we’ve grown into one of the UK’s leading youth organisations, working with thousands of young people across London, Greater Manchester and Liverpool. In our ReachOut at 20 Report, […]

Job: Head of Finance and Operations

About the Role Contract: Permanent, Part-time (0.8FTE), with a 6-month probation period. (We may consider 0.6FTE for the right candidate). Working Hours: 30 hours a week – flexible hours around a general 9:00-17:30 working pattern, including some evening work attending Board meetings and  events. Location: Hybrid working, at least 2 days per week in our […]

Job: Project Officer (Manchester)

About the Role We’re recruiting for a new Project Officer to join our team in Manchester. Our Project Officers are responsible for overseeing the day-to-day logistics of ReachOut mentoring programmes in schools across their location and ensuring the projects impact every young person involved. This includes the line management of our sessional Project Leaders, liaising with contacts in […]

Meet Ben Hilton, ReachOut’s new CEO

We’re excited to announce that Ben Hilton has been appointed as ReachOut’s new Chief Executive Officer. Ben joins ReachOut from Dame Kelly Holmes Trust where he’s worked for 9 and a half years, most recently as their CEO and before that as Director of Programmes and Head of Young People Programmes. Alongside this, Ben has […]

Introducing ReachOut Futures

ReachOut’s Volunteer Manager Rebecca Wade-Palmer looks at what students and companies can expect from our refreshed ReachOut Futures programme. One of the things that we hear over and over again from our volunteer mentors is just how rewarding mentoring a young person can be. Seeing them grow in character and confidence over the course of […]

ReachOut Appoint New Members to the Board of Trustees

We’re excited to announce the appointment of Mona Vadher, Owen Standen, Steven Mcann, Deepa Mistry and Nigel Terrington to ReachOut’s Board of Trustees. These appointments come after a recent recruitment drive aimed at widening the experience and skills present on our Board.  On their appointment, ReachOut’s Chair of Trustees, Professor Simon Hepburn said: “I’m excited […]

ReachOut Appoints Professor Simon Hepburn as its new Chair of Trustees

We’re excited to announce that ReachOut has appointed Professor Simon Hepburn as our new Chair of the Board of Trustees. Simon takes up his new role as part of a distinguished career across the charity, education and skills sectors. Simon is the former Chief Executive Officer at the UK Cyber Security Council and a Visiting […]