A charity sector recognised for leadership talent, a distinctive collaborative culture and social impact. charityworks Vision
A unique opportunity for graduates and young professionals to gain experience and build networks across the charity sector.
A 12 month professional development programme accredited by the ILM and contextualised for the charity sector.
A partnership of charities committed to collaboration, finding and growing the future leaders of charitable organisations.
What is charityworks?
Current Partner Charities
Initial criteria & online application form
Assessment centre and interview
Second round interviews and presentations
You will be placed in one 12 month or 2 six month
placements, designed to provide high challenge and high
Community Clinics Manager, Terrence Higgins Trust
Assistant to the Chief Executive, Network Housing Group
Finance Analyst, Action on Hearing Loss
HR New Policy Development & New Initiatives, Together
Diversity Strategy & Internal Communications Development, Alzheimer ’ s Society
Business Development, Family Action
A 12 month first level management programme, accredited by the ILM. There are 3 core modules:
The Charity World
The Role of the Manager
The Training Programme
Within the 3 modules, the programme covers a range of topics, led by various leaders across the sector e.g. Two-day induction to the Charity Sector: Cath Lee (CEO of Small Charities Coalition) Oli Henman (EU Campaigns Manager at NCVO) Nick Starkey (Big Society team at the Cabinet Office). Leadership: Keynote talk by Dame Mary Marsh (Director of the Clore Social Leadership Programme, former CEO of NSPCC, non-executive Director of HSBC Bank) Governance: Facilitated by Helen Baker (Chair of Advance UK, Charity Chair of the Year 2011 at Third Sector Excellence Awards, Co-founder of charityworks) and including a keynote from Seb Elsworth (Director of Policy for ACEVO) Sessions & speakers
The programme incorporates a range of learning approaches and opportunities: