If you’re looking for a way to do good in your community, joining Changemakers is for you. You’ll be part of a local group designing and delivering social action projects for your community, on subjects that matter to you. This year, Changemakers will focus on the environment, so you could be designing a strategy to tackle the climate crisis, educating people on how to champion sustainability or creating partnerships for positive change. But don’t worry, if there’s something else you feel passionate about and want to sink your teeth into, you can do that too!
Now more than ever, teamwork makes the dream work. And as the country starts to find a new kind of normal, everyone needs a little extra help, whether that’s physical, mental, emotional, online or offline. By focusing your project in your community, you’ll help the people around you thrive. You’ll get a better understanding of how your community works and what it needs, and create a more positive and sustainable future for everyone.
You’ll also learn a lot about yourself and gain a whole load of skills that’ll boost your personal development (and your CV!) like creativity, leadership, listening, teamwork, planning, problem solving, and project management. You’ll find like minded people who care about the things you care about, work together and partner with organisations around you, and see your passions turn into action and have a real impact in your local area.
All Changemakers groups will follow the recommended COVID-19 guidelines set by the government. So, you could either be meeting virtually or face to face. You’ll be told all the details about each of your meetings once you’ve signed up.
Taking part is easy - if you’ve already been on an NCS experience, just check your inbox, you may already have an email from your local provider about joining a Changemakers group in your area.
If you haven’t got one and would like to join, just drop us an email at email@example.com and we’ll put you in touch with your local provider to get it sorted.
In the meantime, check out our FAQs for any other questions you may have!
Protecting your personal data is incredibly important and we’ll do everything we can to do just that. When you sign up for Changemakers we will use the information you have already provided on your initial sign up to NCS programme or activity to process your interest in joining.
We will continue to share these details with our network Partners and other organisations who assist us in delivering NCS to allocate you on and manage Changemakers, and so that you have the most safe and fun time possible participating in Changemakers.
We’ll also use information already provided about your parent(s) or guardian(s) for emergency contact details.
It is important for us to have your up to date details so that we are able to contact you and assure your health and safety. If any of your personal information has changed since you last provided it to NCS, please let us know by speaking to our team on 0800 197 8010.