Looking for experience?

January 6th, 2017 Posted by News No Comment yet

Are you looking to gain experience of working in the charity sector or international missions? If so, read on…


An introduction to Dignity

Dignity exists to equip people to transform their community and tackle poverty through the love of Jesus, particularly those who are on the outskirts of society and existing support. Our field of work is predominantly sub-Saharan Africa (Zambia, Namibia and Tanzania). We have also begun working with refugees in Manchester. Find out more by reading about what we do. You can also get to know who we are.

The opportunity

Volunteering one day a week in our Manchester, UK office you will be able to put to use your natural skills, honing and improving them through practice. You will work closely with our UK Operations Director and Administrator gaining valuable experience of the following areas of work within the charity sector:

• Communications & Publicity
• Fundraising
• Events management
• Supporter care and engagement
• Web design and management
• Administration & Accounting
• Intercessory support
• The opportunity to join a short term overseas mission trip (self-funded)

As a small team we can offer a unique opportunity for you to be involved in lots of different aspects of our work, shaping the tasks you focus on to suit your abilities and desired experience.

Length of internship

We can offer internships of between 2 and 12 months. Internships are voluntary positions.

What we are looking for in an intern

Interns should be quick to learn, creative and keen to share their ideas. You will work as part of a team but will be required to self-lead on certain aspects of work. You will need to be responsible and thorough in your approach to tasks. We believe in being brave enough to ask the stupid question, they show an inquisitive mind, and we do not fear making mistakes, they are part of the learning process. Interns should enter fully into Dignity team life, including morning prayers, and evening prayer meetings. We ask all team members to act as ambassadors for Dignity in their churches, workplaces and other relationships.

Genuine Occupational Requirement

A Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) will apply under the Equality Act 2010. As an intern at Dignity you will be required to meet the spiritual needs of Charity members, service users or visitors.

To Apply

Contact Jo Kimball on 1016 434 8841 / [email protected] with you CV and a 250 word statement explaining why you wish to take on an internship.

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