Apply for the 30 under 30 training scheme

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Applications for 2017 are now closed. Applications for 2018 will open in the autumn.


30 under 30 aims to offer young people in the Green Party one year of training, mentoring and other assistance needed to increase engagement and knowledge within the Party and the wider political world. Our aim is for participants to emerge with the rounded base of skills and experience that would allow them to become the next generation of MPs, MEPs, Councillors, Assembly Members and top-level party officials.

What the scheme offers

  • 5 weekends with training, insider information, tours, networking and career advice
  • A mentoring programme, with individuals assigned to the person most closely suiting their political ambitions

What we look for in 30 under 30 members

  • Aged 16-29 and a member of the Green Party of England and Wales
  • Demonstrable commitment to the Green Party and its aims
  • An interest in working with the Green Party, either internally or by becoming an elected member
  • Some experience in politics or campaigning
  • Willingness and commitment to learn new skills, contribute to Green Party campaigning, attend training weekends.
  • Resident in England or Wales for the duration of the year (January 2017 - December 2017)

For more information please click here for our introductory guide and guidance notes for application.

To apply, please click here [APPLICATIONS CLOSED] to fill in an application. We suggest a word count of 200-300 words for the application questions.

Applications for 2017 are now closed. Applications for 2018 will open in the autumn.