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Become a Covid-19 Youth Community Champion and help people do the right thing for Warwickshire

Do you want to support individuals in your community to be safe and well?

Training is available for young people who want to gain valuable skills in active citizenship.

About the course

The purpose of the course is to offer increased protection to the Warwickshire public, particularly young people, during the Coronavirus pandemic by providing relevant training to young people who are willing to be Covid-19 youth champions.

The course has the following key objectives:

  1. To provide opportunities to learn how to be more active and involved in your community.
  2. To provide opportunities to learn about the impact of the pandemic locally and how to stay safe.
  3. Identify ways for young people to get information and support for others to access.
  4. You will develop leadership skills that will help with Uni/job applications.
  5. You will learn how to develop a personal action plan.

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a Covid-19 Community Champions certificate, and Warwickshire County Council will also work with you in the future on your ideas and projects to help people do the right thing and stay safe.

This will be over 4 consecutive weeks. Each session will be about 90 minutes long. Dates/times: TBC

Due to restrictions of the pandemic, the course will be delivered virtually in an online meeting room. To participate you will need internet access and be able to follow joining instructions provided when you sign-up.

Compensation for your time and commitment will be provided.

Who can attend?

To attend the course you just need to meet the following criteria:

  • Live or go to school/college in Warwickshire
  • Be between 16- 18 years of age
  • Have a passion for learning in an informal and fun environment.


Please contact Michelle Gravatt on or call 01926 742946.

Please note, if under 18 a parent or carer will need to make contact