CAFOD Young Leadership Programme

Applications for CAFOD’s Young Leadership programme are now open. It provides a year of training to develop leadership skills like team building, project management, problem solving and communication.

A CAFOD Youth Leadership Programme meeting
A CAFOD Youth Leadership Programme meeting

What is the CAFOD Young Leadership programme?

At CAFOD we recognise that young people can make a huge difference, which is why we want to equip young people to be leaders in their local and global communities. The programme offers sixth formers an opportunity to take the lead and make a difference, as well as a chance to meet new people, gain confidence, skills and experience.

What will I gain?

Throughout the year you will receive training in and develop several leadership skills such as team building, project management, problem solving and presentation and communication. You will also gain a deeper understanding of CAFOD and its mission, vision and values. At the end of the academic year you will receive a certificate to show you have completed the programme, listing the skills you have covered.

How much does it cost?

The CAFOD leadership programme is free! However you will need to be available on the dates below to attend the training sessions.

When and where does it take place?

The London young leadership programme is due to run on the following dates:

  • Saturday 24 October 2015
  • Saturday 28 November 2015
  • Saturday 30 January 2016
  • Saturday 19 March 2016
  • Friday 8 July (Young Leadership celebration day)

At Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JB

How can I apply?

If you are interested in applying to the scheme or you would like to find out more, please email CAFOD at