News in Brief – Oct 2020

2 October 2020

Latest news and updates from #iwill campaign partners

aid role for young people. Are you an active member of your community? Aged 18-22? Looking for a paid role for the next few months? Share Somewhere  is recruiting Community Ambassadors to start ASAP.  Work in your local area, anywhere in the UK.  Details here.

Take part in research. Help NCVO track the impact of Covid-19 on voluntary organisations. Their new research project with Nottingham Trent University and Sheffield Hallam University uses a monthly barometer survey which is really simple to complete. Details here.

Danny Kruger MP publishes report “Levelling Up Our Committees”, which includes a vision for a model of paid employment of young people in social and environmental projects. Read the report here, and reflections from Civil Society here.

Lonely Not Alone is back! The campaign, made by young people for young people, is back on Wednesday 7 October asking everyone to wear yellow socks and share their Outfit of the Day selfies on social media with #OOTDYellowSocks. By taking part, you’ll be showing young people everywhere that they may be lonely, but they’re not alone. Download campaign videos and images from the Lonely Not Alone website and share them on social media. Everything has been made by young people. Contact Andy or Hannah in the Co-op Foundation Comms team for more information.

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