|Über uns||London-based Charity created to inspire, guide and support young people in London to achieve their full potential.|
To equip young people age between 11-18yrs with valuable life skills and experiences so they are empowered to become confident, independent and ultimately a successful, positive contributor to their community and wider society.
We are committed to helping to motivate young people to reach their full potential by offering support, advice and encouragement so they achieve to be the best that they can be.
We aim to create a support network within the young referred persons local community and inspire and motivate all those who are involved in our initiatives giving them the opportunity to focus on personal and social development.
Our immediate vision is to recruit a full-time resource so we can grow and expand our pool of mentors to reach more than 1000 young people who have been referred to our service. Our 5-year vision is that we will have expanded our coverage neighbouring South East London boroughs.
By 2020, Urban Synergy will be running across London and have a track record of stable growth. The charity will have built its reputation on outcome focused mentoring that results in the development of high achieving mentees.
Our long term aim is to have a strong presence in London and have a franchiseable model to launch regional Urban Synergy networks in other cities across the UK and internationally to meet the needs of young people and be a recognised authority on Mentoring policy (a Think Tank).
To combat negative stereotypes by creating a mentor resource pool made up of successful people within the community;
Assist children that need additional support and attention to inspire them to move forward;
Extend pupil knowledge and understanding of possible career pathways
Keep young people in education or employment until GCSE and sustained employment;
Improve Social Mobility through either employment or academic experience;
Generate positive media stories to counteract perception (at a minimum 3 positive stories / annum)
Give young people experiences that provide them with the security to make positive decisions in terms of education or employment.
Urban Synergy – The Mentoring Resource Pool – is a London-based charitable organisation that delivers services through volunteers who provide advice, encouragement, support, motivation and inspiration to teens and young adults.
Urban Synergy – The Mentoring Resource Pool – is committed to helping young people reach their full potential by providing them with varied services that include one-to-one mentoring and support, work experience, workshops and experience days.
Urban Synergy mentors are a group
Work experience / Day in the life of experiences
Role Model and Academic Seminars
Customised life skill workshops