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Climb Kilimanjaro in aid of Meningitis Research Foundation

Health and wellbeing

Climb Kilimanjaro in aid of Meningitis Research Foundation

Meningitis Research Foundation


At a Glance

  • Start Date:14/09/2021
  • End Date:31/08/2022
  • Closing date:31/08/2022
  • Post Updated:22/09/2021
  • Min Hours:1
  • Role Type:Fundraising

Requirements:Open to all students


Ever wanted to trek to the highest peak in the Africa? Keen to exercise your wanderlust after COVID stalled travel? NOW is your chance to do something incredible in 2022. UL has partnered up with Choose a Challenge to help raise money for Meningitis Research Foundation, taking on THE Mount Kilimanjaro Trek!

 Trek to Mount Kilimanjaro!
 Transferable skills for your CV
 Raise money for an incredible cause
 Tick something HUGE off your bucket list

To learn more information about this opportunity, click apply below and we will send you our form to be kept up to date with everything regarding the UL Kilimanjaro Challenge.

We will be having an information meeting in the upcoming weeks. Come along to hear from Choose a Challenge and Meningitis Research Foundation about how to get involved in this life-changing challenge.

Worried about COVID-19? 
We are constantly monitoring FCDO and ABTA advice to ensure we can run the trip safely.  If at any point you feel uncomfortable travelling (up until 10 weeks before your departure date), you can claim a free deferral to our 2023 trips until January or up until 10 weeks before travel if the destination is listed on the FCDO travel restricted red travel list - no questions asked.

Is training provided?: Yes

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Fundraise towards the fundraising target you chose.

Attend 1-2-1 meetings with your challenge leader.

Attend 1-2-1 meetings with the charity rep.

Attend team bonding meetings.

Summit Kilimanjaro next summer ��

Skills required for this role:

Outgoing and enjoy meeting and speaking with new people

Basic level of fitness before August 2022

Passion for travel and the outdoors

Details of time commitment needed for role:
You can create your personalised fundraising plan around your own schedule. You need to be free at the end of August 2022 to go on the trip.

Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Short application form - sent once you sign up.


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Tim O’Kelly

Address: Meningitis Research Foundation, Suite 204, Park House, 10 Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5HX, UK.


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