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There are 169,000 charities in the UK, employing more than 600,000 workers, all with a passion for helping others. If you’re one of those people, then this page will give you all the information you need to get a work placement in the world of charity.
Charities are non-profit organisations, notable charities include: The National Trust, Cancer Research UK and Save the Children. There are a diverse range of charities, so you’ll be able to find a charity that tackles the issues closest to your heart. Charities rely on their workforce to raise money and organise events. A charity’s workforce is the key to the efficiency and reach of that charity’s work.
Graduates make up one third of the workforce in the charity sector, however there are also a large number of voluntary staff working for most charitable organisations. This means that it’s a fun, energetic and diverse place to work! Don’t be dissuaded if you haven’t had attended university however, there are opportunities for school leavers too.
Charities confront issues such as: