VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY: FAIRTRADE SCHOOL MENTORS

The Fairtrade Foundation and People & Planet are pleased to announced a new school mentoring project, GENERATION FAIRTRADE.

We’re looking for volunteers who will get fantastic training and a placement in a local school in one of several regions across England to support a student group. It’s a fantastic way to inspire young campaigners and get them campaigning on Fairtrade and poverty issues in their school!

Volunteers will get:

* FREE ticket/transport to Summer Gathering training event in Oxford on 25-26 June, plus accommodation
* FREE ticket/transport to Shared Planet student conference in November for skill-sharing
* Great experience to put on CV and help with NGO/teaching career

What volunteers will do:

* Visit a student group in a school near them approximately once a month from September (all expenses paid etc)
* Mentor the group with a series of workshops / events on Fairtrade and global poverty – will full support and resources from People & Planet and the Fairtrade Foundation

Full details and to apply: http://peopleandplanet.org/generationfairtrade

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