Working for a Charity

Course Summary

A one day interactive workshop tailored specifically to provide people with an overview of what it means to work within a charitable organisation and providing tools that will help them to do so.


Definition of a charity

  • What it is
  • Why it exists
  • How it operates

Why do it?

  • Drivers
  • Motivation
  • Commitment

Getting a focus

  • What is your role?
  • What are your responsibilities?
  • What is your approach?

The customer

  • Who are they?
  • What do they want?
  • How do you deliver?

The challenges

  • Managing your time
  • Dealing with emotion
  • Coping with stress

Developing a personal plan

  • What do you need to do?
  • How are you going to do it?

Course Benefits

Working within a charitable organisation is a hugely rewarding and fulfilling experience.

However, it can also be a daunting prospect, with the challenges and responsibilities faced differing greatly from those faced when working in a commercial organisation.

This unique one day workshop is designed to help individuals gain a greater understanding of what it means to work for a charity, why someone might choose to do so and what the responsibilities are when doing so.

The experience is designed to enable individual to consider their own needs and the unique challenges of the organisation they work within, sharing experience with others who are committed to providing service to charitable organisations.

Course at a Glance

  • Next Start Dates: New dates TBA
  • CPD Points: 7
  • Course Cost: Free
  • Course Length: Full Day (09:00-17:00)


Anyone interested in or already engaged in a role within a charitable organisation or in support of a charity.

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