The Challenge Society is a fantastic way for Challenge Graduates and their friends to build on the amazing experiences they had on The Challenge. As a member of The Challenge Society, you have access to a range of inspiring events and exciting opportunities which give you the chance to get involved in activities that will help you to develop key skills, make a difference and reunite with your friends.
Challenge Days are open to all Challenge graduates and their friends. They are an opportunity for you to meet new people, reunite with your team, get involved in fun, community based social action events and to find out about other opportunities The Challenge Society has on offer!
Get involved in opportunities working in teams to continue to make an impact. You can take part in a Challenge Action Team and work with other talented young people to have the amazing chance of running your own event, your way. We will provide funding and mentors to help you on your way to being a positive force in your local area, as well as gaining invaluable skills, such as project planning.
The Challenge Society has some amazing independent opportunities with external partners or within The Challenge Network
Apply to become an Associate Mentor. Associate Mentors are Graduates who come back and help us out next summer. They work with summer staff and use their knowledge and experience of the programme to support and mentor new Challengers. This is a great chance for you to continue to develop teamwork and leadership skills. This is also an amazing opportunity to gain valuable experience that will help you to progress to fully paid Challenge staff in the future.
I really enjoyed being part of the staff team and having that extra layer of responsibility…I will definitely be applying for the paid role next year. Comfort Nwabia, Senior Associate Mentor (2011), Associate Mentor (2010), and Challenge Graduate (2009)
Stand out from the crowd when applying to jobs and universities by gaining the exclusive Challenge with Distinction award. It is a fantastic way to recognize all the amazing work you do with The Challenge Society.
The Challenge with Distinction will look great on your CV and will show employers and universities what you are capable of!
'If it wasn’t for the Challenge’s Distinction Award I would not have been so determined to find my own placement to complete my voluntary hours… It goes by quick without noticing, so the Challenge Distinction is a must as it leads you into all different walks of life.'
Derrick Osazemwinde ,Challenge with Distinction Award 2011
The Challenge Society also gives you access to exclusive rewards and events with great partners across the country.