Step into the Gap: applications now open
13 January 2017
Applications are now open for Step into the Gap 2017.
Step into the Gap, CAFOD’s gap year programme, is an opportunity to volunteer in the UK, gain experience, develop leadership skills and visit an international CAFOD partner. There are eight opportunities available across five placements.
Join our gap year programme in 2017
Applications are now open for next year's programme. As a participant you will live and work in one of our UK placements for an academic year, learning more about yourself, your faith and the world we live in while inspiring others to make a difference.
The deadline is 19 March 2017.
Jason spent his Step into the Gap year in 2015/16 on placement at The Briars youth retreat centre in Nottingham, and travelled to Zimbabwe with CAFOD. He said:
''I’ve really seen CAFOD’s values in action. When I took a ‘step into the gap’, it wasn’t a step but more like a leap into the unknown. Not knowing what to expect, who I’d meet and what could come from that. What has come from that is inspiration and motivation to make a difference. We really can be the change that we want to see in the world. And the passion and inspiration of the people that I met has shown me that we have the power to do that.’'
Watch Jason's film about his experience in Zimbabwe: