If you've lived it, you know how to change it.

There's room

for change. 

To tackle the complex issues we face as a society we need innovative solutions and great talent to make them happen. 

People with lived experience offer both. 

We're harnessing the power of lived experience to tackle social issues and injustices. 

There's room

for change. 

To tackle the complex issues we face as a society we need innovative solutions and great talent to make them happen. 

People with lived experience offer both. 

We're harnessing the power of lived experience to tackle social issues and injustices. 

There's room

for change. 

To tackle the complex issues we face as a society, we need innovative solutions and great talent to make them happen. 

People with lived experience offer both. 

We're harnessing the power of lived experience to tackle social issues and injustices. 

We're empowering the next generation of lived experience leaders, and we're getting the social impact sector ready for them.

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To tackle inequality in access to internships and entry roles in social impact, we run a spare room hosting scheme for young people with lived experience who have a social impact career opportunity in London.

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We work with social impact organisations to increase the influence of people with lived experience in all areas of their organisations and activities.

We co-create training and resources that help young people harness their lived experience to lead social transformation.

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We build networks between young people with lived experience and social impact organistions through mentoring and events.

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We co-create leadership training and tools to help young people apply their lived experience to lead social change.

Aged 20-30? Join Shift to start your journey in social impact.

There are so many different opportunities in social impact: campaigning, design, finance,  fundraising, community work, project management, policy, research, business development, service delivery, frontline working with communities and more.  And the sector leads change across a huge range of issues: health, education, democracy, poverty, inequality, human rights, housing- the list goes on and on. It’s a hugely rewarding sector to work in. And we’re sure there’s a role for you.

Find out more about Shift

Social impact professional looking to do even more good?

We're looking for charity professionals and leaders with upwards from 24 months experience in the social impact sector to join us as mentors and help young adults with lived experience kick start their career in the sector. 

We've paused our home hosting scheme during lock down...

But if you do live in London, have a spare room and want to support the next generation of lived experience leaders to start their careers in social impact then you can still sign up now, ready for when things get going again.

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