Challenge Network run the National Citizen Service scheme which takes groups of 15-17 year olds on 3 week programmes of outdoor adventure at summer camps, skills-building workshops and community development projects…and they need people like you!
In the summer of 2013 over 14,000 young people took part- They learnt about themselves and their potential, their community and the difference they can make to it. They had the opportunity to climb mountains and build rafts; to make films and present their ideas; to meet and understand people who are different to them and develop a social action project.
Challenge Network are looking for dedicated individuals, with an interest in working with young people to strengthen their communities to help them run these summer programme and have lots of roles available for people at every level of experience, from all degree subject and years including:
• Leadership roles – managing a team of staff and 60 young people
• Assistant Programme Leaders – assisting the programme leader care and develop a group of 60 young people
• Mentors – assisting the programme leaders
• Practitioners – delivering skills-building activities using sports, drama, photography, media/video or business enterprise
• Support Workers – Provide 1 to 1 support to young people with additional support requirements on the programme
All positions last 2 weeks through to 14 weeks throughout summer, are available in the North West (including Manchester), the West Midlands and London, and are all paid between £1000 and £2000 per 3-week programme!
If you would like to be a part of this scheme visit their website below, and don’t forget to attend their presentation here at MMU on Wednesday 15th January at 2.15pm, Room 1.07, Geoffrey Manton Building, All Saints Campus