Why take this course?If you're considering working in the charity sector, this is the ideal course for you. The course will help you understand the demands and rewards associated with the sector, and enable you to determine the next steps to securing a role.
Is this the right course for me?This course is suitable for any Service leaver considering working in the charitable sector in a range of roles. No prior experience is required but applicants should have a strong interest in, and be aiming to fulfil a challenging post in, the charity sector. It will suit those who have general management experience who are keen to apply their skills in a more specialist role.
QualificationsWhilst there is no formal qualifications awarded for attending this course, candidates will receive knowledge and awareness of the sector.
EligibilityThere are no specific pre-requisites to enrol for the Charity Management Awareness course but general management experience is an advantage. No prior experience in the charity sector is required but applicants with some involvement in charity work will be able to use their acquired knowledge and build on it.
The course covers a broad range of topics to provide you with a clear understanding of working in the charitable sector. This includes:
- Understanding the Charity Sector
- Governance and Strategy
- Marketing and Impact
- Volunteer Management
- Financial Management
- Sustainable funding
- Communications and PR
- Trusts and Foundation Fundraising
It also covers types of job roles available in the charity sector and most importantly, how to secure them.
This course is delivered in association with The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO).
Career OpportunitiesThe voluntary sector currently employs over 600,000 people in addition to the millions of voluntary workers who give their time for free each year. The number of paid workers in the sector increases year on year and job roles reflect that of commercial organisations, covering anything from finance and administration to management positions.
Charity Management Awareness
Scheduled dates and locations
- Date Location Availability
2 Sep 2019
Reserve spaces available
9 Dec 2019
17 Feb 2020
8 Jun 2020
14 Sep 2020