Thanks to a generous grant, Child.org will be able to offer Charity Apprentice 2017 for free to students who dream of working to change the world for the better. The international development charity Child.org have spent two years working with experts from across the sector to develop Charity Apprentice: a course that anyone can do … Continue reading Charity training worth £1100 is now free to current students
Former York student and passionate campaigner Kate Evans shares her experience of finding work in the charity sector and her top tips for students looking to get a foot in the door. “Whilst studying history at York, I was keen to also get involved in other activities; I was Environment and Ethics Officer at Halifax … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Getting into the voluntary sector
If you're volunteering to undertake work experience in the UK this summer, but require some financial support to do so, Careers have secured funding (courtesy of Santander) to help. Full details of who is eligible to apply, plus how to do so, is available at the Get Inspired web page. Deadline for applications: 18 May … Continue reading Financial support for voluntary work experience
Knowledge. Inspiration. Conservation. Spread these key messages as a marketing or social media with Parks and Gardens UK. You will be based remotely in York supporting this national charity to enhance their portfolio of sponsors or to engage audiences with the resources. Apply by Thursday 14 November http://www.york.ac.uk/careers/communities/runit
Are you volunteering to undertake work experience this summer and need some financial help? Careers has secured funding courtesy of Santander to provide financial support to students undertaking voluntary work experience. Full details (including a full list of the required criteria for applications and instructions for how to apply) are available at https://www.york.ac.uk/students/work-volunteering-careers/look-for-work/work-experience/get-inspired/ Deadline for applicaitons: … Continue reading Get Inspired bursaries for voluntary work experience
York Cares, based at the University Careers Service, is looking for four student voluntary interns to co-ordinate high profile city-wide volunteering programmes. Student interns will be expected to commit to a minimum of half a day a week for two academic terms, starting in Autumn 2012. More information is on the Interactive Careers Service at … Continue reading York Cares voluntary internships – apply now!
Volunteering while at university is a great way of getting work experience and developing your skills, at the same time as helping others. Volunteering might be for you if: you want to either help the community or get involved with a subject you’re passionate about you’re job hunting and would like some extra examples of … Continue reading The benefits of volunteering
YORK STUDENTS IN COMMUNITIES — VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES York Students in Communities are advertising a wide range of volunteering opportunities with charities and organisations across York. We have opportunities in conservation, heritage and welfare, with organisations including the Children's Society, York Museums Trust, Friends of St Nicholas Fields, Mencap and the Wilberforce Trust. Deadline for applications … Continue reading Great volunteering opportunities in York – apply now!
For those students who might find it particularly difficult to undertake voluntary work experience in any sector the 'Get Inspired' programme helps provide financial support.