First-time aid workers -- advice

Prepare for a new position

October 4, 2012 - 7:37am

Need your advice. I will work for a new organization which is totally new to me, because this origanization does not have a base in my country. Also, this is my first time as an aid worker.

All In Diary

April 30, 2012 - 5:23am

If you haven’t seen it already, take a look at the All In Diary.

It’s a kind of aide-memoire for humanitarians, woven into an A5 diary. Each topic gets one page: enough space for the main headlines, plus links to the full guidelines for that topic.

(The Advice Pages on www.aidworkers.net take a similar approach, on the basis that no-one wants 80 pages when they can see the main points on a single page, then click for more if they want.)

The idea is to raise standards by distributing the diary widely among aid

Field Security Management Courses - 2012 Pakistan and Afghanistan

November 15, 2011 - 11:08am

Centre for Safety and Development organises another round of Field Security Management Courses scheduled in Afghanistan (Kabul) and Pakistan (Islamabad) in 2012. Register now!

Basic Safety & Security Courses- 2012

November 15, 2011 - 10:49am

The Basic Safety and Security Course prepares you for working and travelling in medium and high risk areas. You learn and practise the skills needed to operate safely in dangerous areas.

Resilience & Safety: Essential Field Skills for NGO workers

July 18, 2011 - 1:53pm

Brought to you by RedR UK, InterHealth and Kenya Red Cross
19th September - 21st September
Kenya, Nairobi

June 2011 Security Management Courses Pakistan- Afghanistan

April 26, 2011 - 8:23am

Centre for Safety and Development organises another round of Security Management Courses scheduled in Afghanistan (Kabul) and Pakistan (Islamabad) in June 2011. Register now!

February-March 2011 Security Management Course Kenya and DRc

January 13, 2011 - 10:29am

Centre for Safety and Development organises another round of Security Management Courses scheduled in Nairobi (Kenya) and Goma (Democratic Republic of Congo) in February-March 2011. Register now!

Federal aid is getting screwed up with for-profit schools because of all the new gainful employment rules

October 29, 2010 - 10:18am

There was a report released by the Education Department last week. It showed that two thirds of students at for-profit schools are avoiding their federal student loan payments.

First-time aid workers -- advice

July 22, 2010 - 12:34pm

I am currently 1 year into a 2 year BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Health and Social Care college course.

Resources for aspiring aid workers

July 17, 2010 - 9:25pm

Let me start off by saying that I am not an aid worker…..yet.

Otimização de Sites

May 4, 2010 - 4:51am

Alguns Links:

How to get your first job in humanitarian aid

April 13, 2010 - 4:13am

Folks - in my current job I get a lot of questions from people looking to get their first job in humanitarian relief and development, and I've put my thoughts down in a blog at humanitarianjobs.info .

Being an effective aid or development worker

April 9, 2010 - 2:58pm

This is part of the resource bank for aid workers that we're building at Appropedia.

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