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Challenges of working for a humanitarian disaster response NGO

Challenges of working for a humanitarian disaster response NGO Many people are attracted to NGO jobs to use their skills to help others at a time of crisis.  When natural disasters devastate a country, or ongoing conflict means that local resourc...

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Digital acceleration in NGO fundraising

Digital acceleration in NGO fundraising – 5 useful technologies for fundraisers Over the last 12 months the NGO sector has embraced technologies with a new urgency as a key way of raising funds in difficult times.  Existing technologies have im...

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Five benefits of volunteering in the NGO sector

Getting started in your first NGO job, or returning to work after a career break, can be difficult and you may be facing high levels of competition.  One way to feel that you are learning and growing while you wait for that perfect role, is to consi...

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Five books to inspire and resource your NGO career

  Researching how to get started on your NGO career will obviously involve delving into research reports, journal articles and scrolling through web pages, blogs and podcasts.  Sometimes it is helpful to take a break from research and lose yours...

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How can I get a job with an NGO in the UK?

How can I get a job with an NGO in the UK? Looking to break into the charity sector in the UK?  Here are our top tips… Build up your skills and experience While you are applying for NGO jobs there is plenty of scope to keep topping up you...

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How can I join an NGO as a fresher?

How can I join an NGO as a fresher?   Are you looking to get a head start on your NGO career whilst starting your university course?  Here are some suggestions to get you started:   Make good use of Freshers Week Whether...

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How can I make a career in an NGO sector

When you leave university, getting a job is often the first focus you have in order to continue living away from home without straining your finances too far. A job is one thing but it’s often simply  means to an end: whereas a career can ...

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How can you get a job with an NGO In the UK?

Working for a NGO or other organisation with an important social mission can undoubtedly be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life – after all, who doesn’t want to love what they do and do what they love? It’s probably f...

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How to become a humanitarian aid worker

Introduction   A career as a humanitarian aid worker can be exciting and rewarding.  There can be opportunities for travel and a satisfaction from knowing that you are making a difference.  As you would expect, getting into the sector is hig...

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How to create a successful career while working for NGOs

How to create a successful career while working for NGOs?   Making a sucecsfuful career in NGO  work can be challenging , with many factors to consider: Do you want to remain hands on or eventually progress to manageme...

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