Graduate Trainee 2020

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  • Job Title: Charityworks Graduate Leadership Development Trainee

  • Employer: One of our Charityworks partner organisations

  • Location: Placements will take place in leading non-profit organisations across a number of locations across the UK

  • Hours: Usually 9am - 5pm with some flexibility according to the requirements of the placement and your host organisation

  • Contract: Fixed term, 12 months commencing from September 2020


To apply for Charityworks you must meet the following eligibility criteria. Please note that we do make exceptions for these criteria on a case by case basis. If you do not meet the criteria but believe we should consider your application, please email us at or call 020 3620 5252.

Qualification: Our minimum academic requirements are a 2:1 at degree level (or equivalent) OR a Masters. We do not have a preference for particular degrees or disciplines. Graduates with an IT or Finance qualification, seeking a role in either of these areas should complete our Technical Fast-track application.

Experience: You must have at least one piece of experience which allows you to demonstrate your commitment to social change (this can be paid or unpaid, at home or abroad, and can include caring responsibilities).*

Skills: Ability to competently use basic IT software packages (e.g. Microsoft Office or equivalent), which may include any adaptations/adjustments as required.*

Competencies: Due to the fact that we partner with a range of organisations and place Graduate Trainees into a vast number of varied roles, it is not possible to provide a detailed job description that applies to all positions at this stage. That said, there are 8 core competencies which we believe are core to you succeeding on the programme. Through our selection process you will be assessed against the following criteria:

Beneficiary and customer focus, Communicate with impact, Build positive relationships, Resilient, Motivated by results, Innovative and entrepreneurial, Adaptable, Commitment to personal development

More information about the competencies we look for are available on our website at

Posting an application

If you would prefer to complete your application on paper, please get in touch with us at: in good time to receive our address and ensure the application reaches us before 26th February 2020.

Reasonable adjustments

If you need an adjustment or assistance in order to submit your application, or need the application form in another format, please let us know by calling 020 3620 5252 or by emailing

Role posted - 2019-10-04T11:25:34Z 12:25pm, 4th Oct 2019 BST