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Environmental Leadership Programme

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Are you interested helping the environment but have no idea where to start?

Food waste, zero carbon emissions, green spaces, bio-diversity, sustainable living…..there’s a whole heap of things being done to help make our world a better, brighter place to live, but how do you get involved?

 

68% of UpRisers gained employment after completing the Programme

The Programme

We’re on the look-out for the next gang of green heroes to join our next Environmental Leadership Programme.

We connect you with the UK’s top environmental change-makers, to gain the Leadership know-how and transform the world around you.

It’s a free, part-time and nine-months and is all designed to fit around your work, study or other commitments.

On the Programme you will:
 

  • Learn how environmental change is made on a local, national and global level, directly from the people who are living and breathing it

  • Meet sustainability leaders from business, media, government and charities and more.

  • Take part in expert-led workshops

  • Design and run an environmental social action campaign

  • Get matched with a mentor and a coach

  • Escalate your confidence to the next level

  • Boost your career prospects

  • Pick up the tools to shape your future

 

In 2016-17 our Programme Participants met, networked and learned from organisations such as: Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, Climate KIC, Guardian, National Trust, Manchester Climate Change Agency, Brother UK...

 

“It is a great experience for meeting new and different people who inspire and motivate. It is these people who provide the environment which allows all of us to grow and develop our professional and personal skills which would is useful for any young person”.
Kiran Patel, UpRiser, Birmingham

Detail

Applications open: August 2017
Programme starts: November 2017
Finishes: July 2018.

Programme sessions take place one evening a week. They’re hosted with organisations from across all sectors, giving you a unique look behind the scenes of what’s going on in your city.

 

“It was great to take many questions from the young people who are part of UpRising’s young leaders programme and couldn’t help but be impressed by Uprising and the young people’s enthusiasm.”
Peter Emms, Local Partnership Coordinator, National Trust.

Location

The UpRising Environmental Leadership Programme runs in the following cities; 

- London 

- Birmingham 

- Manchester

There are just 45 places up for grabs in each city.

 

1 in 5 UpRisers started their own business

Apply

There’s no strict criteria to get involved. All we ask is that you are:

  • Aged 19-25

  • Live in London, Manchester or Birmingham

  • Have an interest in the environment and sustainability

  • Have a desire to change the world around you for the better


Sound good?

Applications are now open! Click here to register your interest now

 

Questions?

Get in touch with your local UpRising office for a chat.

Partners

UpRising is a member of the 'Our Bright Future' consortium of organisations which runs this forward-thinking social movement.

Funders

 

52% of Programme graduates have taken on a leadership role