So you think you want to be an Aid Worker?

International Development

Start date

18/01/2020

End date

18/01/2020

Overview

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 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 here for the full course agenda

RedR UK is an HPass accredited organisation. Our courses adhere to HPass quality standards of best practice in humanitarian learning and assessment.

To find out more, please follow the link onto the HPass website.

How much does the course cost?

  • Standard Individual - £100

  • Standard Organisation  - £220

Plus, receive 10% off the course fee when booking at least one month before the start of the training.*

*applies to both individual and organisational tickets

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 here and our T&Cs here.

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

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

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