British Red Cross Internship mutually benefit selected interns who wish to work for Red Cross Britain. Students can gain leadership, communication and practical skills while helping their communities.
This program allows the British Red Cross to be more effective in fulfilling its mission and providing services to the community through the dedication and skills of an intern group. This article will discuss how to apply for a British Red Cross internship.
About British Red Cross
The British Red Cross Society, the United Kingdom’s body of the neutral and impartial global humanitarian network, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, is the British Red Cross Society. This registered charity has more than 17,200 volunteers and 3400 staff. It was founded in 1870.
Its core mission is to assist people in need, both here in the UK and overseas. Red Cross is committed to helping everyone, regardless of race, religion, political belief, or ethnicity. The society’s patron was Queen Elizabeth II, who died on September 8th, 2022.
The charity earned PS244.9 million in the year ended December 2019. This included PS68.7M through grants and government contracts. It spent PS197.5M (80%) of its income on charitable activities.
British Red Cross’ mission is to mobilize humanity to help people and communities prepare for, manage and recover from crises. Its slogan is “refusing to overlook people in crisis.” All staff and volunteers must adhere to the following seven principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement to fulfill this mission:
- Voluntary Service
British Red Cross Values
Four values guide the British Red Cross’s work. These are:
- All Inclusive
About British Red Cross Internship
The British Red Cross proudly offers 51 paid work experiences for young people between 15 and 24 years old on Universal Credit.
The jobs are available in England, Wales, and Scotland and last six months. They will pay the national living wages. You can apply for positions in wheelchair services, charity shops and international work (UK-based), youth engagement, and other areas.
Mentors will support all young people to increase their self-confidence in the workplace and learn how to perform their job. To help them find work, they will be supported in writing a personal statement and a CV.
This project is offered through the government’s . Young people can apply through Job Centres or directly to the Red Cross, but we need to receive a referral from their work coach, too.
This project is available through the government’s Kickstart Scheme. You can apply to the Red Cross through Job Centres or directly to the Red Cross. However, we will need to have a referral from your work coach.
Benefits of volunteering
Below are the benefit to join red cross and volunteer:
- Enhance your CV
- Learn skills and gain experience
- Meet new people
- You can get certification for your time through either our internal program or the Duke of Edinburgh scheme (DofE).
- Join the most significant humanitarian movement in the world.
How to apply for work experience
Applications for Redcross jobs experience are accepted between April 1st, 2022 the June 1st, 2022. Applications received after these dates are not accepted.
Expect to hear back about the outcome by June 20th.
We will need to know the following for internship red cross:
- The week that you’d like to have work experience
- Your preferred area of interest. For example, fundraising, international work or finance might be your focus.
- Why do you want to work as an intern at the British Red Cross
- If you have a CV, send it to us.
Email [email protected] to apply.
For more information about the British Red cross internships, please get in touch with Andy Lloyd: [email protected]