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Working in the Voluntary Sector: How to Find Rewarding and Fulfilling Work in Charities and Voluntary Organisations
     

Working in the Voluntary Sector: How to Find Rewarding and Fulfilling Work in Charities and Voluntary Organisations

by Craig Brown
 

Aiming to help making good career decisions, this book is intended for all age groups

"This book is an eye-opener and for some could be a life-changing influence...What impressed me most was not just the information but the guidance...I recommend this book to all age groups. It could really help make some good career decisions." - "Career Scope". Whether you want

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Aiming to help making good career decisions, this book is intended for all age groups

"This book is an eye-opener and for some could be a life-changing influence...What impressed me most was not just the information but the guidance...I recommend this book to all age groups. It could really help make some good career decisions." - "Career Scope". Whether you want to devote your life to a cause, do paid or unpaid work in the UK or abroad, the opportunities are enormous. There are over 400,000 voluntary sector organisations in the UK alone.

REVIEWS:
"A comprehensive guide to charities and voluntary organisations in the UK and abroad, with case studies and practical tips to help you find employment in the industry." Evening Standard; "This book is an eye-opener and for some could be a life-changing influence...What impresed me most was not just the information but the guidance...I recommend this book to all age groups. It could really help make some good career decisions." Career Scope

AUTHOR BIOG:
Author CRAIG BROWN draws on his extensive experience of working in the voluntary sector to show how you can do the same. He has specialised in recruitment for an overseas development charity.

CONTENTS:
1. Understanding the voluntary sector 2. Working in the voluntary sector 3. Finding the right work for you 4. Looking at opportunities for young people 5. Giving your free time 6. Making a career in the voluntary sector 7. Moving up, moving on 8. Working overseas 9. Working with people 10. Working for animals and the environment

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845280079
Publisher:
How To Books
Publication date:
11/01/2008
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 85.00(h) x 0.49(d)

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