At Aid Works, we’ve been thinking a lot about how to support people in the aid sector. One area is the job market. Whether you’re seeking employment in the UK or overseas, click here to see a list of websites where you can access thousands of vacancies in all areas of aid work. Continue reading
Today, more than 136 million people around the world live in areas experiencing humanitarian crises; millions of these people are unreachable by traditional humanitarian aid delivery (USAID). 30 of the biggest donors and aid organisations have recently signed ‘The Grand Bargain’ agreement to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of humanitarian action. Donors are looking for innovation and creative ways to improve the delivery of goods and services to alleviate the growing need. Continue reading
Every Christmas, we choose a grassroots project to support – this year we are helping out our old friends, Sonja and Elger Nieuwenhuis, who carry out an annual food distribution in South Sudan. Read on to find out more about the impact they are having on some of the poorest families in Juba, and how you can get involved. Continue reading
Every Christmas, we choose a grassroots project to support – this year we couldn’t be more excited to be helping out Playgrounds for Peace in Dunkirk Refugee Camp. Read on to find out more about this initiative from some extraordinary ‘ordinary’ folk from Sheffield, and how we’re turning the charity Christmas card idea on it’s head to raise some much-needed funds. Continue reading
We are recruiting for three exciting new volunteer opportunities available in our Sheffield office. Lasting 3 to 6 months, for 7 hours a week, these entry level positions will provide valuable experience for anyone wanting to start a career in aid. Closing date 28th January. Find out more and apply here.
As part of our Get the North to the South scheme, we’re promoting opportunities for the next generation of aid workers. Our project partner Charlie Goldsmith Associates (CGA) is starting an exciting new graduate scheme. This autumn they are looking to hire six recent graduates as CGA International Fellows – and the great news is, they’re particularly interested in graduates from universities in the North of England. Continue reading