Charity & non-profit

Working for ethical and non-profit companies can be a challenging and thoroughly rewarding field to work in. The satisfaction of helping others, even if it is indirectly, can be incredibly fulfilling.

The sector employs over 600,000 people and has an annual income of £26 billion (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) there is a wide range of opportunities available within a broad spectrum of organisations, from small community groups to environmental organisations.

Many large charities now offer competitive salaries to attract the very best applicants. There is a wide range of roles available in this sector including: marketing, fundraising, events, publications, campaigning, management, administration, business development and commercial, operations and service delivery.


Key articles for graduates looking into the Charity sector

Recruiters in this sector:

Ark Teacher Training

Great teachers transform lives and Ark Teacher Training exists to make sure that every young person regardless of their background, has access to one.

Bridges Outcomes Partnerships

Bridges Outcomes Partnerships is a social enterprise that supports people to improve their lives, in areas ranging from housing and employment to education and wellbeing.


With work, travel and volunteering opportunities around the world, travelling with BUNAC will be one of the most fun, challenging and rewarding experiences you'll ever have!

Camp America

Camp america summer camp work experience opportunities.

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is the world's leading independent charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. Our ambition is to accelerate progress and see three in four people surviving the disease by 2034.

CASE - Council for Advancement and Support of Education

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education is a professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals

Centre 404

Centre 404 is a friendly, local and thriving charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality services to children and adults with learning disabilities and their families, in North London.


For over 75 years now, we've provided volunteering and work opportunities overseas and here in the UK.

Hightown Housing Association

Hightown is a charitable housing association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. We believe everyone should have a home and the support they need, so our aim is to build new homes and to provide excellent housing and support.

Lattitude Global Volunteering

We are an international youth development organisation that provides voluntary work experience/internship-style placements for young people.

Raleigh International

Raleigh International challenges and empowers young people and communities to deliver grassroots sustainable development.


SLV.Global provides students and graduates the opportunity to gain valuable mental health work experience in Sri Lanka, India and Bali, Indonesia. Our focus is on global mental health and on bolstering the existing resources in the communities where we work.

Smart Works

Smart Works is a UK charity that supports unemployed women into work

Virtual Internships

Remote internships are available with companies of varying size, sector and industry so that you can gain valuable experience with companies tailored to your choice and so boost your CV.

Wildlife For All

Wildlife For All is a British registered charity with a pioneering approach to conservation.