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Hello everyone, we're about to recruit for a Head of Operations post and I'm researching the best recruitment website to use. We always use CharityJob but I wanted to add more job sites for this role...
Debbie Holden
Hi, I work at a small charity offering a 9-12 month employability programme.  We are currently looking for more beneficiaries who would like to take part in the programme. But are struggling to recru...
Morning everyone, There’s been much talk about redundancies in the UK, with reports on the redundancies experienced in tech now extending to journalism, finance and hospitality sectors. Thankfully, t...
Ocean King
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: Hello, does anyone have some advice on changing career path from project management to policy work, within human righ...
Ocean King
Hi all,  Looking ahead to 2024, we’d love to explore some new avenues for recruitment and are thinking about the option of careers fairs. Does anyone have experience of exhibiting at such events or k...
Amy Odaro
Hi everyone. I've added 7 volunteer roles to our CharityJob account and they are live for applications. I've noticed that these volunteer jobs do not show when you click into our charity profile, it...
Hollie Felton
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: When taking about your achievements in a fundraising CV, do you mention the amounts and the donor?
Ocean King
Does anyone have any advice on transitioning from school education working for a charity.  Are there any courses I need to do, teaching has many transferable skills, but I would like to increase my c...
Runyararo Mudzamiri
Hi there I work with a small charity (I'm a freelance governance consultant but pick up all sorts of non-operational stuff for them) and they are looking for a new CEO who would be contracted as a fr...
Gemma Sykes
Hi Not sure if this question will be permitted, I worked for Citizens Advice as an adviser and mostly as a supervisor for over 20 years. Am now struggling to find a new job after wanting a change. Ca...
Jayne Croucher
Hello!  I wonder if anyone has any recommendation on consultants/firms that conduct DEI and/or accessibility audit on recruitment process?  Thank you!
Alecia Ng
I am attending a careers fair to showcase working in the charity sector as an alternative career path to 15+ year olds. Does anyone have any resources they have come across that might be interesting...
Good afternoon all, I was wondering if anyone had any experience of using or hiring external bid writers for grant applications?  We currently have an in house one, however she is look to leave and w...
Harriet Foxon
Hi everyone, we're recruiting at the moment (and our ad is on CharityJob) but I wondered if there were any other sites that people have had success with? Would be grateful for any recommendations. Th...
A CharityConnect User
Are you a charity recruiter looking to improve benefits for your employees? Have you wondered how your charity’s benefits package measures up to industry standard? Want to learn how to attract more c...
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: Hi there! We're trying to source a pool of self-employed / freelance workers to help with a piece of work over the ne...
Ocean King
This year, I have had a number of interviews at other charities. After being at the same organisation for 7 years and having not had an interview for almost 4 years it was a surreal, illuminating and...
Clare Lucas
Hello, This has probably been asked before, but can anyone recommend a good and free platform to advertise for a CIC Director role? Have already tried Indeed and Linkedin.
Jack Mayhew
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: Recruiters, what do you want to see in a cover letter? A brief overview of the candidate's interest? A detailed respo...
Ocean King
Hi everyone, We are recruiting for a post and have an advert on CharityJob, as well as promoting via our social media and circulating to our contacts. Is there anywhere you recommend posting (ideally...
Sara Kathrada
Hi everyone, I am looking for someone to come on board as the chair of trustees for the charity I run. Do you know any good places where I can list this opportunity? Many thanks, Kimberley
Kimberley Cook
Hi,  is anyone else out there having a recruitment crisis.  We have been advertising for a Digital and Communications Officer (Part time), and have had either hardly any applications in, or ones that...
Sabrina Franklin
Hi all, My organisation is recruiting for a Safeguarding Specialist and wonder if anyone has any suggestion on any network or specialised job board relating to Safeguarding? (We've already utilised t...
Hello, I have a Social Enterprise called Together Reaching Higher, which is currently in the setup stage.  I'm in the initial stage of developing a football training programme for children aged 6-14,...
Radia M.
Our charity is growing and we are thinking of taking our first paid staff.  My question which position is the one to fill in first, the salary and since we don't have money, do we find funding first...
Mufaro Mapanda
Has any one had any good experiences or could recommend agencies they have worked with? Looking for my next role and trying to avoid endless online applications. Any suggestions appreciated. Thanks
Shane Hickey
Thought I'd start this quick thread for anyone else who watched the CharityJob webinar on salary trends or who's read the salary report,  who'd like to discuss it a bit more. For actual questions a...
Hi All, We are currently on the look out for an Interim Policy Manager for our small charity.  We are thinking of going through a recruitment agency. Can anyone signpost on the best recruitment agenc...
Sabrina Franklin
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Hi - We are looking to fill a couple of roles and I'm looking for places where I could advertise to bring in people who are not already part of our organisation.  Any recommendations?
Clare Coker
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