‘CLEFT Student Section’ Ambassadors Needed!

Deadline: 15/10/2023

Apply to become a Student Ambassador at your university for the charity: CLEFT

Who we are

CLEFT is a national charity founded by Great Ormond Street plastic surgeon Mr Brian Sommerlad, which aims to create sustainable cleft lip and palate care overseas in Low and Middle Income Countries. 

CLEFT works with local teams regularly, to provide education and equipment to help these countries develop and maintain high-quality, multidisciplinary CLEFT centres. Additionally, CLEFT funds and supports research within centres both in the UK and overseas investigating causes and treatment of clefts. 

Our Mission

To support local teams so that children born with clefts in these countries will have the same opportunities of having quality cleft care as those in the UK. To contribute to the progression in understanding of causes and treatment of clefts, through investing in research. 

What your role will entail

As a Student Ambassador you will be responsible for organising fundraising and information-giving events at your university and local area. This can range from taking part in park runs to setting up dinner parties to climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro! 

What’s in it for you?

As a Student Ambassador you will get the opportunity to develop your leadership, organisation, marketing, recruitment and communication skills. You will join a network of like-minded students passionate about our mission and sustainability in global surgery. Opportunity for interested ambassadors to get involved in research/shadowing/audits with nearby affiliated cleft units.

All our Ambassadors will receive evidence in the form of certification for their CV at the end of the year. 

To find out more and apply for a role of Student Ambassador please click the link below!


For more information on CLEFT visit our website https://www.cleft.org.uk and sign up to our newsletter!




Email: cleft.studentsection@gmail.com

Registered charity number: 1194581