Helping young, unemployed, and disadvantaged people to gain employment in hospitality, leisure and tourism by offering training and career services
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Springboard helps people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities  with barriers to employment to fall in love with hospitality, leisure and tourism, as well as to gain the skills, knowledge, confidence, and experience needed to forge a career in these amazing industries and change their lives

How You Can Help
  1. Simply book your next holiday with Charitable Travel and tell us you want to support Springboard. The charity will then benefit from the free donation you can make as part of the booking process. To read more about how this works, head to our ‘How We Do Good‘ page.
  2. If you want to make a donation to Springboard and you are not booking a holiday, click here to visit their website.
  3. Visit springboard.uk.net to sign up to newsletters, and follow the Springboard social media pages, and help spread the word.
Springboard change people’s lives by relieving unemployment and poverty in communities across the UK. Their bespoke training programmes and services launch people of all ages and backgrounds into excellent careers in the hospitality, leisure and tourism sectors.
The business partnerships they’ve developed over the past 30 years have bolstered the range of services they offer to job seekers, providing worthwhile work experience opportunities and industry expertise to prepare them for long and successful careers in the industry. These valuable partnerships also fulfil the Corporate Social Responsibility objectives for the businesses, as well as providing them with access to a pool of untapped talent to aid their recruitment strategy.
Springboard’s early intervention work in schools, colleges and universities inspires and equips thousands of students each year with technical skills and knowledge of the industry, as well as the passion and drive to start their careers in hospitality, leisure or tourism.
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The Springboard Charity & Springboard UK are two distinct organisations, working interdependently to reach the shared goals of promoting the hospitality industry and helping unemployed people get into work. Springboard was founded in 1990 by Springboard’s Life President, Stephen Moss CBE, with a mission to change perceptions of the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry.
Springboard’s award-winning employability programmes, pioneering educational programmes and comprehensive careers services unite the goals of the charity and the business by working with people who face barriers to employment and lifting them out of poverty while providing a link to reputable employers. By delivering training and guidance to beneficiaries, Springboard are creating a healthy pipeline of talent to the hospitality industry, tackling the critical skills shortages while promoting it as a career of choice.

Springboard’s impact in 2019

Springboard is a registered Charity No. 1045411 and registered Company in England & Wales No. 3031621. Springboard UK: A wholly owned subsidiary of The Springboard Charity Registered Company Number: 2502511