Information about working in the voluntary and charity sector:
- Introduction to the world of charities
An overview of the charity/voluntary sector - what the sector is, the best ways to look for paid or voluntary work and where to look.
Forum3 Presentation: Transferring your skills to the voluntary sector (downloadable .pdf document, 82Kb). These are slides from a seminar which was held at the Forum3 Careers Fair in London on September 24-25, 2010. It provides a brief overview of the voluntary sector workforce, and cover areas such as the different types of jobs available in the sector and some of the key skills they require.
Working For A Better World is a handbook to careers in the charity/voluntary sector. It includes features, interviews and career profiles from real people working in the sector, along with information about what types of jobs are available and the best ways to get started in the sector.
Careers Guide: An introduction to working and volunteering in the voluntary and community youth sector (external link). The National Council for Voluntary Youth Services (NCVYS) has a range of careers information for anyone considering working and volunteering with young people.