Discover working with charities and not-for-profits

You’ve been to the Careers and Placements Fair and didn’t find the right employer for you?  All is not lost as we have a brand new Not-For-Profit Careers Fair on Tuesday 24th between 12 and 2pm in 3Sixty, RUSU.  This is focussed on careers for students want to make a difference.

If you are interested in working for a charity or NGO, we have The British Red Cross and Oxfam GB.

Look out for Charityworks who offer a 12 month, paid graduate scheme and Creating Better Futures who work in Zimbabwe, with orphans and vulnerable children.  If you are interested in conservation Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust and Frontier maybe of interest.  For heritage work, we also have Mills Archive.

Those of you looking to work with children and vulnerable adults talk to Autism Berkshire, NCS The Challenge, Creative Support and The Prince’s Trust. Look out for Frontline who offer a two-year on-the-job leadership programme. Participants will work as frontline children and families social workers in Local Authorities undertaking child protection work which will change lives.

The organisations attending will be offering a variety of graduate schemes, internships and volunteering opportunities. This means the fair is also a great chance to find ways of clocking up some RED Award hours. It is a fabulous opportunity to talk to employers to find out what it’s like to work in the sector and to get the inside track on how to get your foot in the door. See you there!

Article signed by Claire Mack, Careers Consultant