Category Archives: Surveys

Thomson Reuters Foundation, collaborating with Aid Works, have released a survey on racism in the aid sector

The survey is aimed at all current and recent aid workers, including those who have not personally experienced racism. It includes questions on your own experiences and questions on whether humanitarian groups are doing enough on this issue. It’s anonymous but there is an option to share details if you wish. Continue reading

Survey: What support do aspiring aid workers need?

Aid Works is launching an exciting new project called Get the North to the South, which will bring international development skills and knowledge to the North of England, so that they can be shared with the world.

There are lots of skilled and passionate people in the North who would like to get into aid work, but almost no relevant and practical training is offered in the region. We want to change that.

But first, we want to hear from you. What barriers do people from outside London face when trying to get into aid work? What kind of support would help an aspiring aid worker get that all important first job? What practical training would complement existing university programmes? Continue reading