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Introducing the voluntary sector
Introducing the voluntary sector

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4 Finding paid work in the voluntary sector

Screenshot from the Third Sector website showing their job search screen
Figure 4 Using websites to find work

As you might imagine, there are many different places in which to look for a paid job in the voluntary sector. Most big charities advertise paid jobs nationally, for example in The Guardian online [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] . There are also dedicated websites for those seeking charity jobs – try looking on Charity Job or Third Sector Jobs. These websites often have careers advice sections too.

As with volunteering opportunities, many local councils for voluntary action or service also advertise voluntary sector jobs, usually for small local organisations. Furthermore, there are many websites advertising specific roles, such as fundraising, that cut across sectors, perhaps in heritage or health and social care.