Charity Apprentice

Charity Apprentice is a course for anyone dreaming of a rewarding career in the charity sector to complete in their spare time. 

Charity Apprentice is unique because it immerses you in the charity sector, giving you practical experience as well as a theoretical understanding.

The course consists of:

  • Online learning – you can access the course content and seminars easily online, wherever you are, thanks to our digital platform. Read short learning tasks, watch videos and complete quizzes from a range of experts and sources. See your progress and manage your learning through your personalised dashboard.
  • Bootcamp and Hackdays – meet and discuss your ideas with us and other apprentices. Expert talks, workshops, group exercises all geared towards making charity more effective. Build a network of contacts and friendships that will continue throughout your career.
  • Real world challenges – you’ll take on real marketing and fundraising projects designed by charity professionals that will show you first-hand what it’s like to work for charity.
  • Seminars and lectures – present, debate and build on your ideas in monthly online seminars with the team and other apprentices. Learn how to debate key issues and those close to your heart effectively so you can make a bigger impact.
  • Work placements in the UK and abroad – opportunities to apply for exclusive work placements with’s local partners in Kenya. Charity Apprentices who also have a specific interest or passion often end up volunteering or being offered paid roles with in the UK throughout the year.

This year, thanks to a generous grant from the Sofronie Foundation, places on the course (worth £1100) are free for students and recent graduates and others will pay just a £30 administration fee. 

Whatever your charity career goals, we will help you realise them.

Charity Apprentice is a social enterprise developed by, a children’s charity with a holistic approach.

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