The Professions – Voluntary & Charity Work
Although a relatively small area of employment, many thousands of people are still involved in this area in roles such as fundraisers and the organisation of volunteer services…..
The ‘third sector’ is growing rapidly (and therefore are jobs and careers) as governments believe that transferring work once seen as the responsibility of the state to the voluntary sector, will save money in the long term.
The Association of Volunteer Managers (AVM) is an independent body that aims to support, represent and champion people who manage volunteers in England regardless of field, discipline or sector. It has been set up by and for people who manage volunteers.
The DSA is the largest and most coherent national platform for people studying, teaching and researching development issues. We are expanding our membership benefits with this new website and membership is open to anyone with an interest in development studies
The Institute of Fundraising is the professional membership body for UK fundraising. Our mission is to support fundraisers, through leadership, representation, standards-setting and education, and we champion and promote fundraising as a career choice.
NAVCA believes voluntary and community action offers solutions to the challenges we face. Action rooted in communities brings local people together to campaign, volunteer and provide services.
NCVO champions and strengthens the voluntary sector, with over 10,000 members across the country, from the largest charities to the smallest community groups. Members get help with funding and finance, trustees, governance, volunteers, HR and employment, strategy, planning and more.