Young People2021-03-11T14:05:29+00:00

A leader of the future? Be a leader of now.

Too often society fails to listen to young people’s views or recognise your ability to make a positive difference. It’s time for that to change.

Whether it’s protecting the environment, tackling knife crime, improving mental health, combating racism, campaigning against period poverty or something completely different, you can make a huge difference. There are lots of ways you can take action.

By taking action you will not only benefit your community, you will also gain skills and experience that will help you to achieve great things at school, in further education and in your employability when you look for a job.

In this section, you will find information on how you can get involved. So don’t sit back and wait for change to happen. Make change happen now. Say #iwill.




Curated by young people, for young people, the Power Of Youth website gives you opportunities to Get Support, Take Action, Be Heard and Celebrate your efforts.


Campaign for #iwill

Join the 1000 organisations, and 300 #iwill Ambassadors championing the positive difference young people can make in society

Anyone aged 25 and under who cares about increasing opportunities for young people to play their part in society by campaigning, volunteering or fundraising to make a difference in their communities can sign up to be an #iwill Champion. The #iwill Champions have access to resources, exclusive newsletters and opportunities to support the campaign effort, alongside our #iwill Ambassadors, to make youth social action part of life for young people.

Sign up to be an #iwill Champion

The #iwill Ambassadors

Young people aren’t just the leaders of tomorrow. They have the energy, skills and ideas to change society and the environment for the better today.

Leading the #iwill charge are 250 young ambassadors – 50 for every year of the campaign so far.

These remarkable 10-20 year-olds come from all backgrounds. They live right across the UK. But they all have one thing in common – a passion that drives them to help others.

By sharing their stories, they’re now inspiring more young people to commit to their own social action. Take a moment to appreciate these stories, which bring to life the win-win – for community and for individual – of youth social action. For these young people, social action is now a habit that will stay with them for life.

Meet The Ambassadors

Step Up To Serve no longer coordinates the #iwill Ambassador programme. The new Ambassador support team is based at UK Youth. If you are an Ambassador and you have not yet consented to sharing your information with UK Youth, and you are still interested in continuing your role as Ambassador, please get in touch with Emma at


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