We regularly advertise opportunities to work with us, either on specific projects, as part of our team, as a board member, committee member, Dorset Ambassador or Enterprise Adviser. 

Joining our team

If you are interested in joining our team, vacancies are advertised on the 'All Vacancies' page of Bournemouth University's website; as one of our strategic partners, the university supports our recruitment activity.

Vacancies for these roles will be also be promoted on our news pages, TwitterLinkedIn and our newsletter - subscribe now for regular updates.

Tender opportunities 

Targeted Transitions Fund for Dorset Careers Hub

We are seeking an experienced provider who is passionate about supporting local people and improving social mobility in our county, to deliver a careers education programme for disadvantaged young people at key points of transition, with 150 students in year 11, and on free school meals (FSM), in the 2023/2024 academic year.

We are also looking for the same provider, or an additional independent partner, to deliver a project specifically targeted to assess and address the increasing number of school refusers and develop support for parents/carers in the Electively Home Educated Space.

The project/s will begin by mid-September and continue with those students until the end of March 2024 (August 2024 for the EHE element).

For further information please download the Targeted Transitions Fund for Dorset Careers Hub Consultancy Brief

Responses must be submitted via email to Rebecca Phillips, Strategic Hub Lead, Dorset Careers Hub, by no later than 18:00, 23 August 2023.

Dorset Ambassador and Enterprise Advisor roles

We continue to encourage applications from professionals who would like to volunteer as a Dorset Ambassador, promoting the opportunities Dorset has to offer with your networks, or as an Enterprise Advisor, partnering with local schools and colleges and supporting the development of careers education in our region.

Further details below:


Be a Dorset Ambassador

Our ambassadors are vital in supporting our vision to make positive changes across our county. We're always keen to hear from professionals that want to help us highlight the opportunities offered by doing business in Dorset, help grow the economy and increase prosperity locally.

Find out more about volunteering as a Dorset Ambassador.

Be an Enterprise Adviser

Our Enterprise Advisers are strategic volunteers who partner with local schools and colleges to support the development of careers education and enable young people to be prepared and inspired for the fast-changing world of work. There are many benefits of the role including developing your local business network and giving back to the community, as well as offering the opportunity to undertake strategic planning in a new context and develop your communication skills.

Find out more about our Enterprise Adviser Network and email an expression of interest to