Young Enterprise Business Advisors are required

SIR - I am trying to drum up a list of business advisors that are willing to help out with our student interview sessions.

We are currently looking to recruit volunteers from the business community to act as business advisers and participate in mock interviews for 14-16 years students that will be attending cross border, cross community residentials in the Corrymeela centre in Ballycastle.

We would need advisers in January and February 2013 for morning sessions. It would take no more than a 3 hour slot and the business advisor would interview 12 students. Each student would attend a training session the day before and would have prepared answers to preset questions. At the end of the interviews the advisors could give some positive feedback as the students would find this very helpful.

If you or your colleagues are interested in helping this year or if you can recommend any other suitable people that may be interested in volunteering with Young Enterprise and the KEY programme if you could pass on any information it would be greatly appreciated.

All students and interviewers alike have found this session to be very beneficial in their careers and development. As this forms a very important part of our programme your experience and knowledge shared with our students is really enhanced their futures and is a crucial stepping stone towards their chosen career.

If this is something that you or your colleagues are interested in or if you have any more questions or queries please don’t hesitate to contact me 028 7137 4695, email

Many thanks, Kieran McCool