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  • Recognise the skills young people gain through social action as part of our recruitment process for graduates and higher apprentices.
  • Support over 200 young social entrepreneurs including our partnership with the School for Social Entrepreneurs across the UK including Social Impact Measurement sessions.
  • Award and celebrate the contribution made by our staff to youth organisations through the PwC Volunteering Awards and Matched Giving Programme.
  • Deliver work experience reinforcing youth social action to hundreds of young people across the UK.
  • Highlight the benefits of social action through our programmes in 25 secondary schools across the Uk impacting hundreds of peoples.
  • Support young people volunteering through sport by increasing the numbers of staff volunteering as sports club mentors.

Youth social action is important to us as a firm, and is playing an increasing role in our recruitment process.

#iwill has senior level support. Ian Powell, PwC Chairman, sits on the Advisory Board, and David Adair, Head of Community Affairs, sits on the Business Pioneer Group.

We support employees who volunteer with youth action groups in their own time with a £250 donation each year.

A team in Birmingham work with the Princes Trust Team Project, funding 10-15 young people for a 12 week course which includes a community based project. Our staff also provide skills based volunteer hours to support the team throughout the programme.

This year we have partnered with the National Literacy Trust to pilot a reading for enjoyment programme, with a strong emphasis on peer mentoring, to 5 of our partner schools. This programme is being funded by PwC Foundation donations raised in the Race for £3m, our firmwide fundraising initiative.

It also means a lot to our staff, read here about why Jack, a PwC Senior Associate, supports social action


Quote from PwC
“Working with the communities around our offices has been part of our culture for many years. It’s an integral part of being a responsible business and creates value for our communities and for us”