Join Young Citizens!

Young Citizens is Coram's ambassador programme for 16-25 year olds from migrant and refugee backgrounds. 

Young Citizens

The Young Citizens' Training Programme launches this summer and is looking for new members!

Get involved! 

Are you aged 16-25 and from a migrant or refugee background? Want to use your experiences to inspire and empower other young people? Join us!

You will:

  • Get training to develop your skills in public speaking, workshop facilitation and more
  • Create workshops for young people from similar backgrounds
  • Get paid to co-deliver workshops in colleges
  • Have fun and make friends!

How does it work?

You will work with professionals at Coram to create workshops on the rights and wellbeing of young people starting life in the UK and will get training to develop your skills and knowledge.

Sessions will be held every week over July and August. They will be on Saturday afternoons for the first three weeks of July and then every Wednesday afternoon from 24th July - 28th August.

You will then get the opportunity to become a Young Citizens Trainer and be paid London Living Wage (£10.55) to co-deliver workshops to ESOL students in colleges. 

From September there will be monthly Saturday meet-ups to get together with the Young Citizens community.

We're looking for people who are:

  • Age 16-25 years old
  • From a migrant or refugee background
  • From North West London (especially Brent, Harrow or Barnet)
  • Have the right to work in the UK

Meet Nouh from Coram's Young Citizens project

Find out more about our previous projects

Apply Now!

Please make sure you have read the privacy notice before applying. Then simply fill in the form at the bottom of this page to register your interest.

We ask for your date of birth so we can make sure you are eligible for our programmes and to make sure that we follow the right processes to support you in line with your age.

We ask for your age, gender, ethnicity and country of origin so that we can evaluate our programmes and make sure we’re working with a diverse range of young people.

Read the privacy notice here

If you have any questions, please email amy.spiller@coram.org.uk.

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