Would you like to campaign for change for young autistic people? Our Campaigns team are looking for autistic people aged 16-21 to join our Young Ambassadors group. You don’t need to have previous campaigning experience, or understand lots about politics – just a passion to change society for autistic people!
Sounds like something you or someone you know may be interested in? Check out the details in the link below and make sure you apply before 11 February 2022.
The programme lasts for two years, and Young Ambassadors will meet every 2-3 months in London for a Saturday afternoon. We will pay your travel expenses and for lunch. We also want Young Ambassadors who will be active online between meetings to work on the issues that are important to the group and autistic people.
It’s a fun way to meet new people, and have new experiences. Our last group of Young Ambassadors spoke to MPs in Parliament, were interviewed in newspapers and worked on very important campaigns about school, mental health and public understanding of autism.
During the programme, you will be supported by our Campaigns team, who will help you to learn how to campaign and share your experiences with the public. On top of this, we will provide you with key skills for further education or employment opportunities.
Please note: applicants under the age of 18 will need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian to all Young Ambassador meetings.
We look forward to hearing from you!
All the best,
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