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Working for a charity

£8.99 or free to NCVO members – Sign in or find out about membership

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Whether you’ve just graduated from university, you have an established career in another sector, or are returning to work after a period out, this course gives you an overview of the voluntary sector and a better understanding of the roles available. It also helps you work out what might suit your needs and skills and how to find your ideal charity job.
Format: More than 30 minutes of video content with useful links and resources

Course structure

  • Introduction to the voluntary sector
  • Voluntary sector roles and pay
  • Bringing your skills into the voluntary sector
  • Finding your ideal role

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you should have a better understanding of:

  • the voluntary sector and available roles
  • what role might suit your needs and skills
  • how to go about finding it.

Still not sure? Watch a preview.

Downloadable resources

Upon purchasing this course you will be able to download:

  • our voluntary sector quiz
  • a comprehensive list of links for your voluntary sector job search.

Find out about your trainer

Georgina has worked in both the private sector and public sector, before moving into the voluntary sector 6 years ago – as both a staff member and voluntary trustee. During her time at NCVO she has managed the Working for a Charity Programme – supporting people to transfer their skills from other sectors into the voluntary sector and promoting the sector as the fantastic career option it is. She is now a consultant at NCVO, directly supporting voluntary organisations to be effective and sustainable.

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