Hello I am a teacher looking to break into work with my Nutrition and management and education of young people and the general public...can anyone offer advice or guidance please either regarding exc...
Hi all, I am looking to transition my creative, project management and stakeholder management skills into a community engagement/manager role within the charity/culture/public sector which has meanin...
Sarah Nickolds
Hi, I have noticed more job advertisements asking for Volunteer Management qualifications. Does anyone have any recommendations? I have seen CMI and ILM offer these, level 3 and level 5 respectively....
Vanessa Traini
Hi there I currently work in community development, mainly helping community groups and small charities to set up and develop. A lot of the work I help with is around fundraising and funding, in an a...
Cynthia Williamson
Hi, I currently hold events for our charity but I have not ever received training and have inherited how things have been done.  However,  I know things change especially after Covid and would love t...
What's the best type of training for an entry level candidate moving into the charitable sector? Aiming for community and social work. 
Ross Henbest
Hi,I'm looking to transition into policy. I've done consultancy in the private sector in D&I writing reports, influencing, etc. My first charity job was comms and policy in a VAWG charity. Unfortunat...
Paris williams
Hi everyone, this is my first post!I'd love to grow my career in the charity sector, I'm currently a data entry assistant.Would love to hear from anyone that can help.Thank you so much ?? 
Lorraine Perry
I'd really like to improve my skills in community storytelling but don't really have a budget for training.  Does anyone have any pointers for free or low cost courses?  
Liz Waters
Hi All I have worked in the charity sector for 14 years and previously worked in a CSR department for a large corporate managing volunteering. I have recently been looking at achieving a qualificatio...
Hi guys, I'm an overseas student currently studying International Development masters in UK. I want to know from some of you guys how do you manage student debt while volunteering or interning (unpai...
Welcome ????Whether you've been here 3 weeks or 3 years—this thread is for those of you that are new to our wonderful sector.Introduce yourself below! Where did you move from and to? How have you fou...
Rose Cruickshank
Hi My name is Paul Timmins, this is the 1st time ive reached out on a platform like this. I was born with cerebral palsy, all of My life ive never really had any information about cerebral palsy and...
Paul Timmins
Hi, I'm an overseas development student, currently studying and volunteering in United Kingdom ??Any tips on how to get started in Non-profit sector in UK?
Ritu Shankar
HI, first time posting here. I've just been made redundant from my job as a Production Team Lead at a Design agency and would like to move into the charity/not for profit sector. I'm not really sure...
Lauren Couchman
Hey everyone,I am a secondary art teacher with a background in SEND Teaching, (13 years) I have a masters in education and after much debate have decided I would like to step away from my teaching ca...
Gemma Murphy
Good Afternoon, this is my first post as part of the group and it feels a sad but necessary post. I've just found out that my post has been made redundant and I'm going to be looking for new employme...
Claire Howe
The headache I have volunteered for some years now and love working with homeless probation.However, I have had an offer of helping in Liverpool university with the criminology students.But have you...
Ronald odonovan
Im looking to get work in the charity sector. What courses/qualifications would people recommend please? Something like a good all rounder, a starting point to help me get my feet under the table, an...
Kirsty Sheehan
Hello all, I'm Kirsty from Devon. Currently in the retail sector, I want to move into the charity sector. There are so many opportunities out there it's a bit of a mine field where to start and how t...
Kirsty Sheehan
Hello,I've got stacks of experience in the charity sector but just lately I don't seem to be getting interviews for the posts I apply for. Is there anyone here who has experience in recruitment who w...
Gaynor Smith
A little advice if I might I have worked with charities for a long time volunteering studying but would love to be employed doing it but don't seem to get a break I am  58 so have been asked to go to...
Ronald odonovan
Hi All,Any advice on how to get into advocacy roles? It will be a career change, and ideally need somewhere comfortable to hire a newbie whist studying for the qualifications.North West based.Many th...
Katherine Bendall
Hello all, hope you're feeling good today and thanks for clicking on my post :)I've been hoping to break into the charity sector for a while now and I've just landed my first role as a Trust Fundrais...
Amelia Goadby
I am new to this forum but can see how beneficial it is with the vast wealth of experience from its members.I am looking for Major Donors Fundraising Course in London that will really help bolster my...
Angela McFarlane
Hi All.  I've recently relocated from Northumberland to Somerset and am job hunting across the SW England, especially Somerset.  With 30+ years experience within charities and the NHS, I'm hoping to...
Anne Shilton
A recent CharityJob article says that they've a hit record number of jobs on their site, with candidate competition at its lowest.Thought I'd share this with the community, please share it with peopl...
Rose Cruickshank
i would love to volunteer for a charity organisation in my area 
Omer Feroze Chughtai
I have an aspiration to move into the charity sector, having spent most of my career in corporate and educational activities. I am currently employed at a college; my team there helps our students to...
Bruce McLauchlan
Hi everyone! My name's Laura and I have recently started working as a regional fundraising coordinator. This is my first role in the charity sector and would love to find someone to connect with who...
Laura Thomas
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