Ambassador Resource Hub

What is the Campaigns Ambassador Resource Hub?

The Ambassador Resource Hub is for Cancer Research UK Campaigns Ambassadors. It is the one-stop shop for toolkits, campaigning materials and training resources.

Your latest campaigning actions will always be your fortnightly Ambassador e-update. Below are links and downloads for campaigning actions. Not all campaigning actions have additional resources, so please read your latest e-update for instructions on what you need to do and contact us if you're unsure about anything.

Click on your nation below to open campaigning information relevant to your country

Click on the Building Your Campaigning Skills section for the most useful links to help you develop as a Campaigns Ambassador and to help you do your role more effectively.

Check your latest e-update for the most recent campaigning actions for you to complete. Below are the current downloads you need to complete your campaigning actions. 

Shoulder to Shoulder Against Cancer:

Currently, there are no resources which you need to download as you can complete your current campaigning actions without additional downloadable materials. 

Check your latest e-update for the most recent campaigning actions for you to complete. If you've done these check out the Building Your Campaigning Skills section below to develop your skills as a campaigner in the meantime. 

 

Currently, there are no resources which you need to download as you can complete your current campaigning actions without additional downloadable materials. 

Check your latest e-update for the most recent campaigning actions for you to complete. If you've done these check out the Building Your Campaigning Skills section below to develop your skills as a campaigner in the meantime. 

Currently, there are no resources which you need to download as you can complete your current campaigning actions without additional downloadable materials. 

Check your latest e-update for the most recent campaigning actions for you to complete. If you've done these check out the Building Your Campaigning Skills section below to develop your skills as a campaigner in the meantime. 

Below you'll find the most useful links and resources to help you develop as an ambassador and to help you do your role more effectively. You might wish to do a campaigning skills audit first to help identify your campaigning strengths and how to improve.

What should I do as a new ambassador? You'll receive induction training shortly after you join depending on your commitments. Download your induction training presentation slides here. Looking over this training can also be useful if you haven't campaigned for a while or need a refresher.

How does Cancer Research UK campaign? We work with all our supporters, political representatives and policymakers to prioritise cancer over a range of areas including prevention, early diagnosis and treatments. Find out more about CRUK’s policy areas and messages.

How do I work with politicans and have effective meetings with them? Read this top tips handout and listen to your Campaigns Ambassador Politicans Podcasts series hosted by Campaigns Ambassadors and the Cancer Research UK Public Affairs Team. 

How does my political system work? You all have an MP who represents your interests at Westminster. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland also have their own regional parliaments and representatives in addition to this. Click below to find out more.

How do I persuade and speak confidently? As an ambassador, you'll speak with political representatives and people you know about our campaigns to get their support. Look at our speaking persuasively and confidently handout for top tips.

How do I write persuasively, personally and clearly? You'll regularly contact your political representatives about our campaigns and you can be more effective if you write persuasively, personally and clearly. Download our write persuasively and clearly handout for advice.

How can I learn more about what is going on locally? Get to know your local cancer stats. Additionally, it is useful to know what Cancer Research UK is doing in your area. You can research yourself if there is a local fundraising group, shop, Cancer Awareness Roadshow or Race for Life in your area.

How do I use social media? Social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook have useful help pages for you learn how to use them. Additionally, it is useful to follow us on Twitter at @CRUK_Policy and share our content.

How can I more meaningful conversations with people about cancer? As a representative of Cancer Research UK, family, friends and the general public might ask you questions about cancer. Learn more about how to have conversations about cancer via our free online course.