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Opportunities in June 

Get involved with paid opportunities with Become and other organisations

Welcome to our new monthly blog post packed FULL of opportunities in and outside of Become for YOU to get involved in.

Some opportunities are creative, some help change the system, and some can help you develop your skills. We think all are worthwhile. The choice is up to you.

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Opportunities with Become

Join our #EndTheCareCliff campaign 

This is a paid opportunity to tell us how housing arrangements worked for you as a care leaver, we are interested to hear about what went well, what the barriers are and what would make things better and what the new Government should focus on.

There will be different sessions based on housing options. Please let us know which one you would like to join and that you have experience of:

  • Staying Put (Tuesday 25 June 6.30pm on Zoom)
  • Insecure housing as a care leaver (Thursday 27 June 6.30pm on Zoom)
  • Staying Close (Monday 1 July 6.30pm on Zoom)
  • Supported lodgings as a care leaver (Tuesday 2 July 6.30pm on Zoom)

If you are unsure of any of these terms or have any questions about the sessions, please contact us and we will be able to help. Email or WhatsApp Jo know if you are interested.

Interested in media opportunities? 

Want to gain spokesperson experience in the media? Our brilliant Press & Media Officer Suzy will help build your confidence & suggest media opportunities that may be right for you.

Interested in understanding more about politics? 

Join our General Election drop-in sessions where they discuss how to vote, manifestos and more.

Opportunities with other organisations

We love sharing opportunities from across the sector – here are this month’s…

The Politics Project:

  • hosting two live lessons in the run up to the general election:
  • can be joined by anyone
  • explaining what the election is for, why it is important and how to register to vote
  • sign up here.

Free theatre training programme:

  • six-months
  • open to anyone aged 18-30, UK wide
  • they can provide support with transport/accommodation costs
  • apply here by 30 June.

Free creative wellbeing activities:

  • by Starling, a charity that runs arts-based projects for neurodivergent young people
  • for young people aged 13-25
  • register your interest here.

Six-week music project:

  • Brighton-based
  • mentored by care-experienced artist Ric Flo
  • beginners welcome too
  • find out more.

Co-design mentoring programme:

  • in collaboration with Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea councils
  • gain transferrable skills
  • contact Rachel and Unfold for more information: [email protected]

Campaigning & community organising training:

  • 16-19 years old
  • learn about tools for meaningful change
  • apply here.

June’s opportunities

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