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Here at the Naval Children’s Charity, we are looking to revamp our ‘Life Chances’ programme which is all about giving opportunities for young people to learn, develop and thrive (TallShip Voyages, Debating Classes, Residential Camps etc.) Now we want YOU to help shape what opportunities we give our young people. So, we have teamed up with ‘Leaders Unlocked’, who specialise in enabling young people to have a stronger voice and influence the issues that affect their lives.
Are you aged 12-25?
Do you come from a naval family and live in the UK?
Then please get involved and influence what you and your peers can take advantage of, whilst gaining valuable leadership skills and experience.
What is the Life Chances Co-design project?
The Life Chances Co-design project will give young people from naval families in the UK the opportunity to build their leadership skills and create change for other young people.
The Life Chances programme is led by the Naval Children’s Charity and offers a variety of opportunities and activities to children and young people from naval families. The Charity is keen to further develop the Life Chances programme in collaboration with the young people it aims to benefit.
The project will recruit a diverse group of approximately 12-15 young people from naval families that live in the UK.
The project aims to:
The project is a partnership between the Naval Children’s Charity and Leaders Unlocked, a social enterprise supporting young people to influence the decisions that affect them in society.
What will I get from being part of the project?
How do I apply?
Email here for your application form and then forward your completed form to Alev Zahir: email@example.com by Friday 23rd February 2024.
What happens next?
Once we receive your application, we will then carry out brief telephone interviews with a shortlist of applicants. All applicants will be informed by the week after the application deadline whether they have been selected for interview.
Remember: please email your completed application form to Alev Zahir:
firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 23rd February 2024.
For applications for financial assistance you can apply by clicking on Register for Help below which will take you to the Lightning Reach portal. This platform is provided by our trusted partner, Lightning Reach, a social impact startup which uses secure technology to make the application process as quick and safe as possible for you.
Once your application has been made a caseworker will be in touch as soon as possible, this is usually within 3 days.
The profile you create on the Lightning Reach portal can also help you to find and apply for support from other support organisations easily and securely. We recommend that you submit your application to The Naval Children’s Charity first before submitting applications to other organisations.
For help with completing your application, visit Lightning Support and search for ‘The Naval Children’s Charity’.
If you have a question or not sure what help you need and require information or advice please use this online form.
The Naval Children’s Charity supports children up to and including the age of 25 whose parent(s) serve or have served in the Naval Service: Royal Navy, Royal Marines, QARNNS, WRNS, their Reserves and the RFA. If you need information or advice regarding support for your child(ren) please fill in the form to the best of your knowledge. One of our caseworkers will then contact you.
If you would prefer to call us we can be contacted on 023 9263 9534, our office hours are 0830-1600 Monday to Thursday and 0830-1300 on Friday.