Voluntary youth group part of a national organisation. We support children and young people from birth to 25. Pledge Develop new, youth-friendly social action opportunities; Promote and celebrate the positive role young people can play through social action; Ensure young people have a voice and are represented in decision-making; To enable young people to take on voluntary opportunities by providing training and support opportunities.
Small Woods are the national charitable organisation standing for sustainable woods alive with wildlife, people and work. Championing sustainable woodlands management for wildlife, recreation and timber, whilst teaching practical skills. We promote the benefits and produce of small woodlands whilst encouraging people to appreciate their local woodland. We provide support and advice to the hands on woodlands owner, manager and enthusiast. Training a new generation of people to work within small woodlands through our apprenticeships and courses. The Telford Woods project sees the organisation, take over the management of 500 hectares of council woodland. Involving the community in their management. [...]
The Pegasus Award CIC works with schools and youth organisations to promote increased progress, aspiration and resilience by developing key skills and by rewarding relative progression. The Pegasus Award is a 4-strand framework which, since its formation in 2014, has had a positive impact on over 5000 learners across the age and ability range and supports entirely the ethos and values associated with #iwill. Our Pledge: Promote the link between youth social action and employability, Communicate the benefits of youth social action to our employees and encourage them to volunteer in support of it. The Pegasus Award CIC is committed to [...]
Recently, I created a Mental Health Organisation for young people with Mental Health. It aims to give children aged 11 - 16 somebody to talk to and somebody who has experienced similar struggles. Pledge: Inspire and empower young people to get involved in social action I pledge to assist as many young people as I can; involve all those who wish to help and make a positive impact. For more information please contact Kai: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Centre Borders aims to develop and promote volunteering for all, improve volunteering opportunities, remove barriers to participation and monitor the success of volunteering. We work in partnership with many volunteer-involving organisations and projects, to promote good practice, recruit and place volunteers and to raise awareness of the importance of volunteering. Volunteers Centre Borders is in integral member of the Borders Third Sector Partnership, which also comprises The Bridge, Berwickshire Association of Voluntary Services (BAVS), and Scottish Borders Social Enterprise Chamber. Our Pledge: Develop new, youth-friendly social action opportunities, promote and celebrate the positive role young people can play through social [...]
In this case study, Jenny Griffiths, Education Programme Coordinator at The Marine Conservation Society, shares how they faced up to their challenges in engaging young people. This year their beach clean and citizen science project aimed at primary schools, Cool Seas Clean Up, ended up reaching 2110 young people aged 3-11 years around the UK. Engaging young people with our Beachwatch Beach Clean and Litter survey programme has been an on-going challenge for the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). Central to the programme is the Great British Beach Clean, held to coincide with the International Coastal [...]
We set up Giki Social Enterprise to help everyone reduce their environmental impact. We believe human impacts on our planet are too great and we provide a simple, easy-to-use, free app that helps you understand what’s in the products you use, and what impact they have on the planet. Our aim is to empower people to make sustainable choices by providing independent, easy to access, transparent information on environmental, social and health issues by rating over 280,000 supermarket products across thirteen areas including: carbon footprint; sustainable palm oil; responsible sourcing; organic; healthier options and better packaging. Giki supports children and young adults through schools [...]
Jaapale is a London-based social action project which focused on VAWG and domestic violence in general in order to raise awareness as well as fundraising in order to support local domestic violence refuges. Pledge: We pledge to inspire and empower young people to get involved in social action, as well as getting involved in social action ourselves regularly to make the community a better place. We pledge to support and stand in solidarity with victims and survivors in our community and worldwide, in whichever way we can. We pledge to be apart of the change.
Kids Run Free passionately believes that physical activity can unlock the potential in all children, making them happier, healthier and more confident for life. We pledge to: Develop new, youth-friendly social action opportunities, Promote and celebrate the positive role young people can play through social action, Ensure young people have a voice and are represented in decision-making, #iwill help as many young people gain awesome skills and help empower the next generation with as many opportunities as possible to take full responsibility and ownership of community Park Kids events #iwill be a catalyst to enabling these young people who take [...]
We pledge to: Develop new, youth-friendly social action opportunities. Promote and celebrate the positive role young people can play through social action. Ensure young people have a voice and are represented in decision-making.