ARE YOU HOMELESS, SOFA SURFING OR AT RISK?

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Student Campaigner Volunteer

Team:  Mass Participation Team

Location: At your school/university

Support and Supervision from: Mass Participation team

Time Commitment: Flexible

As a Student Campaigner you will act as an ambassador and help to raise awareness and fundraise for Centrepoint at your school or university. You will bring your passion for ending youth homelessness to the role, where you will be able to influence others to support our crucial work across the UK. By joining our team, you can be the start of lasting change in your community and beyond. In return we’ll support you in developing CV enhancing skills and experience to help you stand out from the crowd.

Key Responsibilities

  • Put on fundraising events at your school or university and encourage peers to sign up and get involved
  • Speak to other students about Centrepoint and what we do
  • Liaise with Centrepoint representative and stay up to date with Centrepoint fundraising events and news
  • Promote our campaigns and Centrepoint Helpline
  • Use and develop your skills to be a force for change in your local and wider community

What you will get

  • Learning and developing key skills which will benefit future applications to further education, volunteering roles or employment whilst also having fun
  • You will gain experience of event planning, fundraising and of working in the third sector
  • We can provide you with branded merchandise such as t-shirts, balloons, pens, and running/cycling t-shirts to improve the visibility of our partnership. We can provide you with physical and digital resources – information leaflets, videos, real stories, posters and graphics, digital content or copy for your online fundraising page to maximise their potential
  • You will be supported by a Centrepoint representative who will be able to answer any questions and help you with your fundraising. They will also check in with you at regular intervals to ensure that you have everything you need!
  • You will get a certificate and letter of achievement for your record of achievement/UCAS application/CV
  • And, of course, you will be standing up for and supporting homeless young people in your community

All Centrepoint student campaigners are asked to: 

  • Comply with Centrepoint policies including health and safety, data protection and code of conduct at all times 
  • To maintain the privacy and confidentiality of all accessible information about members and the organisation 
  • Be positive, productive and have the passion to help end youth homelessness 

How to apply

If you are interested in becoming a Centrepoint Student Campaigner or would like more information then please get in contact with the Mass Participation team events@centrepoint.org

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