Careers at Impetus

We believe that all young people deserve to succeed in school and in work, whatever their background. As we enter a challenging year with rising inflation and a likely recession, our work feels more vital than ever before.

Impetus is a registered charity and our charity number is 1152262.

Impetus transforms the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds by ensuring they get the right support to succeed in school, in work and in life.

We find, fund and build the most promising charities working with these young people,providing core funding and working shoulder-to-shoulder with their leaders over the long term to help them become stronger organisations.

Impetus currently has more than 44 members of staff, supporting 25 charities with programmes across England, Wales and Scotland.

At Impetus we focus on the critical factors that influence the education and employment outcomes for disadvantaged young people in the UK, working with charities that have the potential for impact at scale, helping their leaders to deliver lifechanging, benchmark-beating outcomes.

We provide these charities with the funding and the tools to grow and deliver on their promises to the young people they serve. We also seek to influence government and the wider sector toback effective support for young people and invest with other like-minded organisations to tackle the most difficult and under-supported challenges. We are resolutely focused on outcomes and impact, driven by quality evidence.

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Benefits & progressive ways of working

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