#‎TeamvGo‬ My Team v Leader Journal: Part 9. Campaign 3 & A Pleasant Surprise!

“Swing The Vote” was the third and last campaign I did as a Team v Leader. It was about involving young people between 18 and 25 years old in politics, voting and issues that affected them. Sadly, I couldn’t do much for it, hence this post won’t be very long. My participation in the campaign wasContinue reading “#‎TeamvGo‬ My Team v Leader Journal: Part 9. Campaign 3 & A Pleasant Surprise!”

#‎TeamvGo‬ My Team v Leader Journal: Part 8. Resi 3!

Two thirds of my time as a Team v Leader have gone by already. Wow. I can’t believe it. Time goes by so fast when you are having fun!  I still remember when I applied to the program last summer and when I went to the interview last September. I was so happy I gotContinue reading “#‎TeamvGo‬ My Team v Leader Journal: Part 8. Resi 3!”

#‎TeamvGo‬ My Team v Leader Journal: Part 7. Campaign 2!

As revealed in Resi 2, the second Team v campaign was “#DoYouCare” and it had two main aims: 1) raising awareness about the struggles faced by young carers, and 2) raise awareness about the services and support young carers can receive. In case you don’t remember, young carers are “children and young people under theContinue reading “#‎TeamvGo‬ My Team v Leader Journal: Part 7. Campaign 2!”

#‎TeamvGo‬ My Team v Leader Journal: Part 6. Resi 2!

As the first Team v campaign, “Beyond a Tin of Food,” ended one month ago the next one needed to kick off! And, how do Team v campaigns kick off? With a weekend of training away from home, of course! Therefore, last weekend I spent it in Rugby, Northamptonshire, for the second Team v residential. IContinue reading “#‎TeamvGo‬ My Team v Leader Journal: Part 6. Resi 2!”

#‎TeamvGo‬ My Team v Leader Journal: Part 5. Street Collections & End of Campaign 1

As part of the “Beyond Food” campaign we had to carry out at least one food collection event, from a pub quiz to a music concert. Basically anything to raise awareness about food poverty. My main idea was doing food drives in supermarkets in my local area. I thought it would be simple and effective.Continue reading “#‎TeamvGo‬ My Team v Leader Journal: Part 5. Street Collections & End of Campaign 1”