Our online resources link to professional bodies, careers and vacancy websites. They include job descriptions, case studies, entry requirements and vacancies.
Health Care and Psychology - search this section if you are interested in a career in health support services.
|Charityworks webinar recording and slides|
Recording of a webinar delivered in October 2016 giving information about Charityworks, the UK non-profit sector's graduate scheme.
|Working in charities and the not-for-profit sector|
The information in this report was gathered by a member of Careers Service staff at an Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services North East Regional Training event held at the York St. John University. It contains details about occupations, job sectors or other careers-related topics which may not be readily available elsewhere.
Graduate scheme for the UK non-profit sector.
|Children and Young People Now|
News, forums, blogs, job adverts and careers advice for anyone working with children and young people
Search for voluntary and paid opportunities in charities and the not-for-profit sector.
|Guardian Jobs - Community Work|
Online searchable database of jobs in the community care sector
Idependent interactive website connecting people, organisations, and resources to help build a better world. Includes jobs, internships, volunteering and careers advice for non-profit sector.
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Advice and Guidance Counselling
|Adult Guidance Worker Job Profile (Prospects) |
Explore the role of an adult guidance worker. Discover the responsibilities, skills, career prospects, and what to expect form the role.
|Advice and Guidance Jobs (FE Careers) |
Search, discover, and apply for counselling and guidance roles from a range of employers, and in a variety of locations.
|Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors|
Jobs and training pages with links to courses
|British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy|
Promotes and provides education and training for counsellors and/or psychotherapists working in either professional or voluntary settings. The website lists accredited courses and a useful careers section
|British Association of Anger Management|
Training centre for all aspects of anger and conflict management
|British Infertility Counselling Association|
Provides training, and accreditation programme for infertility counsellors nationally
|Career Development Institute|
Professional association for guidance practitioners in the UK. Website contains information on training and working in the guidance sector.
|Counseling Jobs (HigherEd Jobs) |
Discover a range of jobs within the the Counseling sector, from a wide range of employers, across the UK.
|National Careers Service|
Information on becoming a Careers Adviser, which could often involve working with young people
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|BOND (British Overseas NGOs for Development)|
UK membership body for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) working in international development. Website contains directory of members.
|Careers in international development (Careers Service) |
Produced by the University of Sheffield Careers Service, it offers top tips on finding work in international development and advice from Sheffield graduates now working in this area. Also includes a list of key websites and further sources of information.
|Devex Career Center|
Social enterprise offering careers advice for those looking to work in international development.
International development website with jobs board
|International aid / development worker|
Explore types of job (Prospects)
Jobs and volunteer positions from organisations working to create a better world
|Voluntary Services Overseas|
International development charity
|World Service Enquiry|
Provides information and careers advice to people who want to volunteer or work in the development sector or overseas in the developing world. Publishes a useful booklet on working in development.
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Charity and Voluntary
A consultancy recruiting for the charity sector
|Charities Advisory Trust|
Registered charity providing impartial information on trading for charities
|Charity / not-for-profit|
In-depth advice on graduate careers in the not-for-profit sector, including specific application and interview tips, training and development information, and personal insights from graduate recruits, plus employers and jobs to search
List of UK charities searchable by sector.
News and information about the sector
Includes a large number of vacancies in fund-raising and charities and optional email alert
Whether you're looking for a new job, some careers advice, or the inside track on how to get into the not-for-profit sector
Careers in charities, regeneration, the environment and overseas development
Search for charity and voluntary sector jobs in the UK by sector or job type
|Graduate Jobs in Charity and Voluntary Jobs |
Explore the range of roles that the charity sector has to offer, find out about the skills that many charities are looking for in candidates, and search for job vacancies.
Supports communities in need, working with partners to help improve the quality of people’s lives, their prospects and potential and the places where they live, work and play. Advertises jobs and volunteering opportunities.
|Institute of Fundraising|
Represents fundraisers in the UK. Website includes vacancies and career advice, eg making the most of your skills, training, making yourself attractive to employers
|Jobs in Charities|
Searchable database of paid and voluntary opportunities with optional email alert
|National Association of Councils for Voluntary Service|
NAVCA is the national voice of local voluntary and community sector infrastructure in England. Members work with 140,000 local community groups and voluntary organisations which provide services, regenerate neighbourhoods, increase volunteering and tackle discrimination, in partnership with local public bodies
|National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)|
Information on voluntary and community organisations, including a directory of members.
Information hub for humanitarian relief for natural disasters and emergencies. Includes jobs page.
|Third Sector Jobs|
Searchable database of vacancies with optional email alert
|Voluntary and charity|
Employment and training information produced by Graduates Yorkshire. It includes information about the sector and lists local vacancies
|Voluntary Sector Jobs|
Jobsite advertising posts at all levels of work throughout the charity and third sector in the UK and overseas
The largest volunteering and training organisation
Organisation which recruits individuals to undertake fundraising activities on behalf of many well-known global charities.
|Working for a Charity|
Exists to promote the voluntary sector as a positive career option for those seeking paid employment to promote opportunities and benefits of becoming a volunteer to people who wish to do unpaid work. They run an online course on managing in the voluntary sector.
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|Community Care Jobs|
Search database of social work jobs, also links to agencies advertising vacancies
A new graduate programme looking to transform the lives of vulnerable children by recruiting and developing outstanding individuals to be leaders in social work and broader society.
|Gemma wants to get into social work|
You will need your username and password to access this DVD
|Great Social Care|
Recruitment website specialing in social work, care and housing jobs with searchable vacancy database and optional email alert
|Guardian Jobs - Social Care|
Online searchable database of jobs in the social care sector
|Health Related Volunteering in Sheffield |
This Information Sheet describes some of the health-related charities in the Sheffield area which may offer volunteering opportunities to students.
|National Association of Funeral Directors|
Downloadable leaflet on The Funeral Service as a Career, and training information
|NHS - Social Work|
Includes information on social work, getting started and finding the right course.
|Social care (Target Jobs)|
In-depth advice on graduate careers in the social care sector, including specific application and interview tips, training and development information, and personal insights from graduate recruits, plus where to search for jobs and work experience
|Social Care Vacancies |
Search through a range of social care jobs, in a variety of environments, from across the country.
A new graduate training programme working with people with mental health needs.
|Think Carer Careers|
Information about starting a career in adult social care.
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|Children & young people now|
Search for jobs working with children and young people in the charity, not for profit, voluntary or community sectors.
|NCS The Challenge |
Brilliant charity dedicated to challenging and inspiring young people, and getting them involved within the local community. The organisation offers both seasonal and permanent roles.
|UK Youth Vacancies |
Dedicated to giving young people a voice, UK Youth offers a wide range of roles within the organisation, with room for career development, and opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of young people.
|Youth Worker Job Profile (Prospects) |
A great resource detailing the responsibilities, potential career development, what to expect from the role, and the skills necessary to become a youth worker.
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