Make 2017 better with Change100, Charityworks and the Koreo Prize

You’d be forgiven for regarding 2016 as a year of almost unremitting foulness, mean spiritedness and cruelty – or perhaps you weren’t unfortunate enough to get stuck in a lift with me (so many people to apologise to…). Let’s take a moment to focus on 2017 and opportunities to move on from despair and build something better than the mess we’re being asked to settle for.

Over to the good people at Koreo (formerly Vanilla Ventures) who bring you Change100, Charityworks and the Koreo Prize…

change100-bannerClosing 25 January! Change100 is a paid internship programme for students or graduates with disabilities or long-term health conditions. check out their information and support webinar on You Tube for all you need to know about making an application –

Let Change100 interns tell you why the programme has made a difference for them (also on You Tube) at


charityworksClosing 28 February! The Charityworks graduate scheme is a chance for you to develop into the future social sector leaders needed to tackle some of the UK’s largest social problems.

Check out the Charityworks Information and Skills Webinar (You Tube again) to find out more about the opportunities available

Why not attend the online Charityworks ‘Meet the trainees’ event on 26 January at 6pm. More info and register at



koreo_prizeClosing 4 April! The inaugural Koreo Prize is now open for submissions from talented young thinkers across the UK. A national competition showcasing the next generation’s ability to understand and address complex social issues, the Koreo Prize will prove that utilising new thinking and ideas from young people is the key to addressing the defining issues of our time.  The annual Prize offers a range of opportunities for the finalists and winners, from £5,000 cash prize to mentorships and internships. Entries will form an online prospectus for social impact employers looking to hire the next generation of problem solvers. Find out more at

Paul Rothwell • 21/12/2016

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