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Opportunities in May 

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

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…

Mental health research opportunity:

  • Research to explore the experiences of children and young people who transition from residential care placements to inpatient CAMHS units
  • A 60 minute online interview via video call
  • Your contributions would be anonymised
  • You will receive a £20 voucher for your time
  • Contact Beth at [email protected]

Submissions to art gallery around the theme of ‘Identity’:

  • Run by National Children’s Bureau and the University of Kent
  • For young people who identify as social care experienced and/or as having a disability and are under the age of 25
  • A £200 gift voucher will be awarded to the best artwork submission
  • Read more

Care Leaver Internship Scheme:

  • 12-month paid internship in a central Government department/agency
  • Applications open 10 June, read more.
  • If you need help with your application, get in touch with Propel into Work.

Theatre workshops:

  • The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) and the University of Kent are partnering with Chickenshed Theatre, in North London
  • Up to age 25
  • Find out more.

Research on success:

  • Survey and online interview
  • You must be over 25 years old
  • You will receive a £20 Amazon voucher for your time
  • Find out more. 


May’s opportunities

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