So you think you want to be an Aid Worker?

International Development, Operations

Start date

20/07/2019

End date

20/07/2019

Overview

Description

This one-day workshop is an essential introduction for anyone interested in a career in the humanitarian sector. You will hear first hand experiences from individuals who have been involved in humanitarianism, learn about the nature of humanitarian relief, and look at the skills you have to bring to the sector.

You will also have the chance to go through the application process for the humanitarian sector, learning about where to apply, and what kind of skills are in demand. HR professionals from the humanitarian sector will help you adapt your CV and existing skills to match humanitarian language. The course will also advise you on further routes of study to inform your career as an aid worker.

What you will learn

What does the course cover?

  • The disaster cycle

  • Codes and standards in humanitarianism

  • Humanitarianism in practice

  • The humanitarian sector

  • CV-writing for the humanitarian sector

  • Employment, volunteering, internship, and training resources and opportunities

  • Personal stories and experience.

Click on the link below for the agenda: 

https://www.redr.org.uk/RedR/media/RedR/Training%20and%20Learning/Open%20Courses/Course%20Agendas%20EGI/SYT-Agenda.pdf

How much does the course cost?

  • Standard Individual - £100

  • Standard Organisation - £220

Plus, pay within one month of the course start date for a 10% early bird discount!

 

Who should attend?

This course is designed for those with a general understanding of the humanitarian sector and an interest in a humanitarian career. Those with no previous experience or knowledge in the sector are also welcome to attend, but are expected to complete two short preparatory exercises.

Any questions?

Check out our FAQs: https://www.redr.org.uk/Training-Learning/Events/Frequently-Asked-Questions and our T&Cs: https://www.redr.org.uk/Training-Learning/Events/Terms-and-Conditions-Europe-and-Global-Region

RedR UK is committed to making our courses accessible to any organisation, regardless of size. We offer course scholarships for eligible participants who meet specific criteria. For more information on RedR Scholarships and how to apply, please click https://www.redr.org.uk/Training-Learning/Events/Scholarship-Places 

If you have any questions about this course or require further information, please contact [email protected]

In case of any complaints, please email [email protected] 

RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR are committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email [email protected] or phone 0207 840 6000 at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR about your needs.

Where

Venue

RedR 250a Kennington Lane London, Greater London, SE11 5RD

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