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Applications are now open!

26 August 2020

We are very excited to announce that applications are now open for three of our programmes, all of which will be starting in October 2020. 

Read on for info about the programmes we are now recruiting for and head to our ‘How to apply’ page to submit your application!

If you have any questions about the programmes or if you’d just like to have an informal chat about your options, we’d love to hear from you. Get in touch at hello@uprising.org.uk.

Environmental Leadership Programme

UpRising’s free, six month, online Environmental Leadership Programme is the place to start your journey as a green leader! 

On the Programme, starting in October 2020, you will:

  • Take part in expert-led, online workshops on topics like the green economy, creating a theory of change and media training
  • Learn how environmental change is made on a local, national and global level, directly from the people who are living and breathing it
  • Design and run an online environmental social action campaign
  • Be matched with a professional coach to help you set and conquer your goals
  • Be matched with a professional mentor who can give you careers advice and guidance

The only requirements to apply are that you are:

  • Aged 18-25
  • Living, working or studying in the West Midlands

Leadership Programme

Our free, online, six month Leadership Programme will help you to fulfil your potential and become the leader your community needs.

On the Programme, starting in October 2020, you will:

  • Take part in a series of hands on, online masterclasses focusing on subjects such as personal branding, media training and ethical business
  • Get to know top local and national leaders and discover how they make decisions that affect you
  • Develop an online social action campaign targeting an issue important to you
  • Meet the campaigners and organisations fighting for social change and learn first-hand how they do it
  • Be matched with a professional coach to help you set and conquer your goals
  • Be matched with a professional mentor who can give you careers advice and guidance

The only requirements for applying for this programme are:

  • You are aged 18-25 
  • You are living, working or studying in Bedford Borough or in Cardiff

Fastlaners

UpRising’s employability programme will help you develop the skills you need to kick-start your career.

Fastlaners runs entirely online for three months. Throughout the programme, you will gain insight into different careers and insider tips to securing them. After you've completed Fastlaners, you can access three to twelve months of one-to-one employment support from a trained mentor.

On the programme, starting in October 2020, you will take part in a range of online workshops and 1-2-1 sessions, including,:

  • Personal branding
  • CV and over letter writing
  • Networking skills
  • A chance to participate in online mock interviews and mock assessment centre
  • Maintaining well-being while job hunting
  • One-to-one employment support from the UpRising team and from trained mentors

To be eligible for the programme you must be:

  • 18-24 years old
  • Based in Greater Manchester
  • Unemployed or at risk of redundancy
  • Be legally resident in the UK and can take up paid employment within the EU

 

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