Other Opportunities

Become a UK Youth Trustee

Locations: National

Age: 18+

Closing Date: 22nd May 2022

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Organisation: UK Youth

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 22nd May 2022

What made you who you are today? If you were given a helping hand when you were young, then you will know how important that moment in a young person’s life can be. Being offered a safe place to go, encouragement, and the chance to learn new skills and take part in activities we feel passionate about can transform a young person’s life and their long-term prospects.

We have an exciting opportunity for new Trustees to join the UK Youth Board responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the Charity. We are looking for people from all walks of life who can demonstrate a genuine passion for empowering young people, coupled with high levels of integrity. We are especially looking for people who have professional or lived experience and expertise in any of the following areas:

  • Governance
  • HR
  • Working in the youth sector
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Policy development and implementation
  • Fundraising
  • Digital
  • Innovation

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from young candidates (e.g., young people aged 18-25) who are benefitting from or have benefited from youth work.

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INTO THE INDUSTRY: MUSIC

Locations: London

Age: 16+

Closing Date: 28th May 2022

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Organisation: Rio Ferdinand Foundation

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 28th May 2022

Join the Rio Ferdinand Foundation for their first ever music careers day brought to you by Warner Music UK, with support from KISS and London South Bank University. Hear directly from the A&R, marketing, radio and music business professionals driving the careers of some of the biggest and most exciting artists in the world from Coldplay, Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran and PinkPantheress to Griff, Joel Corry, Pa Salieu and Tion Wayne.

The morning will kick off with a series of workshops where you can learn more about working behind the scenes in the music business. In the afternoon, there will be a chance to put your questions to the professionals in a panel discussion with Warner Music UK reps, hosted by KISS.

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Have your say with Shout Out UK

Locations: National, Virtual

Age: None selected

Closing Date: 28th May 2022

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Organisation: Shout Out UK

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 28th May 2022

Shoutout UK are asking for input from young people to feed into their work with governmental departments!

In this case, the young people’s ideas will help inform the government’s new 10-year Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan.

The responses to the survey will be reviewed again by the Youth Policy Development Group (YPDG) and will be shared with government officials and senior policy makers.

The survey only has 5 questions and should take no more than 5 minutes. Please note that the subjects discussed may be particularly sensitive or challenging for young people. click below to take part.

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Have your say in the Youth Voice Census

Locations: National, Virtual

Age: 11-30

Closing Date: 31st May 2022

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Organisation: Youth Employment UK

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 31st May 2022

Fill in the national Youth Voice Census to share your experience of life, study and work. It’s online and easy to do. Your responses are anonymous and we will 100% respect your privacy. Your voice matters more than ever before!

Nearly 10,000 young people have completed the survey since its launch. We show the results to UK policy makers and people who make a difference. There are over 7 million young people in the UK, so let’s make a BIG impact!

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Become an amplifi influencer!

Locations: Virtual

Age: 15-25

Closing Date: 8th June 2022

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Organisation: Amplifi

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: TBC

Closing Date: 8th June 2022

Would you like to help shape, design, develop and influence our exciting new young people’s online opportunity platform?


Would you like to help young people to take control of their futures, whilst increasing your own skills and creating evidence to fast-track your own future?


Would you like to meet a range of exciting employers and help deliver a wide range of opportunities to young people?


Then come and join us as an amplifi influencer!

Why should you get involved?

amplifi is a young person led platform, we need you to be the voice behind the design, development and services. Involved from the start, help us create a space motivated by young people- for young people.

What will amplifi do for me and other influencers?

amplifi will give you a space to be creative, share your views, make change and have impact on the platform, your energy and ideas will drive amplifi in the direction that you visualise! Whether you want to get involved in one session, or many, your creativity, thoughts and ideas will become a reality through amplifi.

What will I gain from it and what opportunities are there for me?

You will develop specific skills in digital marketing and communication, as well as a number of skills that will help you with your own future aspirations. You will also have the opportunity to meet a wide- range of professionals and employers and you will be supported by one of our team to develop your CV to include your new skills and learning from your involvement in amplifi.


If you would like to know more, or to get involved Follow the link below to get in touch with our team!

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Join the Bite Back 2030 Campaign!

Locations: National

Age: 14-17

Closing Date: 12th June 2022

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Organisation: Bite Back 2030

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 12th June 2022

Do you want to change the world, starting from your local area? Are you interested to learn more about how the food system can be healthier and fairer for everyone? Keen to make new friends, and build your leadership, communication, and professional skills as part of a national movement? Are you aged 14-17? Then we’re looking for you! 

Right now, by the age of just 11,  the health of one in three children in the UK is already at risk from the food they eat. 

That number doesn’t just come out of nowhere — it comes when the world we live in changes and our health isn’t a factor in that change. 

Bite Back is a place where young people have a voice that is heard. We share our ideas and our own experiences and create powerful opportunities for change makers . 

We are looking for young people aged 14-17 to join our Youth Boards, campaigning for change across England. It offers the chance to be a part of unique training, development, and impact, making your voice heard with politicians and business leaders across the country. It’s totally free — all expenses are covered.

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Apply to become an iWill ambassador

Locations: National

Age: 10-25

Closing Date: 3rd July 2022

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Organisation: iWill

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 3rd July 2022

#iwill Ambassadors are young people aged 10-25 who are campaigning, volunteering, fundraising, befriending or mentoring their peers to make a difference in their communities.  
 
As an #iwill Ambassador, you will be recognised for the amazing work you’re already doing and can spread the news about a cause that’s close to your heart. It’s a chance to raise the profile of your social action, get more young people involved and inspire change.  
 
You’ll play an important role in the #iwill movement, helping the #iwill Coordination Hub make decisions on the future direction of the movement. You will have the opportunity to attend events, sit on special interest groups, create content and speak out on our social media channels. In Scotland you will also be able to take your social action story and experience and share that with other young people in schools and youth groups.  
 
We’re looking for young people who know how good it feels to make a difference and want to share that with others. You could be from any kind of background, anywhere in the UK. What matters is that you’re passionate about what you believe in and want to join with others to get your message out. We also know the value of working in local communities to make change happen. Therefore we welcome applications from young people who are operating at a local level, as well as nationally.

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Join a free online course from AdCademy

Locations: Virtual

Age: 18+

Closing Date: 1st August 2022

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Organisation: AdCademy

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 1st August 2022

ADcademy is here to give underrepresented diverse talent the skills needed to break into the advertising, marketing, creative and tech industries. 

The two free online courses and free live training weeks are taught by members of the industry and designed with one purpose in mind – to help land a dream job role, through our network of employers at top worldwide agencies and brands. They help young people develop the relevant skills needed to boost employability.

The courses can be logged into at any time, which means you can work on the course flexibly around your schedule. 

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Join the Digital Nomad Digital Freelancer Course

Locations: Virtual

Age: 16-25

Closing Date: 2nd August 2022

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Organisation: The Digital Nomad Project

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 2nd August 2022

The Digital Nomad Project are offering a free 3-month part time course for young people to enrol on!

Join the project for:

  • Get free access to all of their online modules and materials (on topics such as personal branding, digital marketing, monetisation, client and project management, etc).
  • Join the School of Marketing mentorship programme with mentors from top companies like Google, Unilever and BT Group. 
  • Enjoy masterclasses from the industry experts (usually two masterclasses per month). 
  • Network with a community of like-minded people. 
  • Leverage their strategic partnerships with companies like Facebook, and Adobe (e.g. win a full Adobe Creative Suite subscription for a year (RRP £600 p.a.)).

Find out more and sign up through the apply button!

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Apply for Prince’s Trust support in starting a business

Locations: National

Age: 18+

Closing Date: 1st December 2022

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Organisation: Prince's Trust

Spaces Available: N/A

Salary: N/A

Closing Date: 1st December 2022

We’ve helped over 90,000 young people to start their own business – and you could be next. We work with 18 to 30-year-olds living in the UK to turn big ideas into a reality. Get in touch to sign up today.

Stage 1: Info session

Our programme kicks off with a free information session in your local area. We’ll tell you how we can support you and, if you’re still keen, we’ll also invite you onto our interactive workshop.


Stage 2: Workshop

During your workshop you’ll get to meet like-minded people. You’ll also have the chance to tap into a business adviser, covering everything from business planning and marketing to sales, budgeting and tax. Workshops vary in length but average between two and four days.


Stage 3: Build your business

After the workshop it’s time to start building your business. We’ll provide you with a mentor to support you as you plan and test your ideas. You’ll even have the opportunity to apply for personal loans for business purposes. 


Stage 4: Launch

Before launch, you’ll present your business plan to our Business Launch Group. Their job is to ensure your idea is viable and sustainable. Don’t worry, there are no dragons here. It’s designed to be a positive experience for you – and to ensure there are no weak points in your plan. There’s also additional start-up finance support if you need it. You can find out how this works here.

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