Work Experience

Are you a school or college students looking for a work placement to gain real work experience?

Are you passionate about helping someone or contributing to someone's life directly or indirectly?

Deafroots has a track record of helping local school and university students to gain experience within a charity setting.

Skills and experience you can gain from work experience

  • An insight into the way a charity organisation operates and the challenges they face
  • Increase your interpersonal and communication skills
  • Improve your organisational skills and your ability to prioritise workload and manage your time effectively
  • Reflection and self-awareness, helping to clarify your own career goals
  • Build your confidence, resilience, and self-esteem
  • Become more employable - employers look for students with practical experience
  • Networking- meet new people
  • Learn new skills and turn your existing knowledge into practical experience
  • Additionally, gain awareness on the Deaf community, how to sign basic BSL

Work experience options available for you

  • Office-based experience- Administrative duties
  • Media and technology- Create a video or small project using your media & technology skills
  • Event management- learn how to organise meetings & events

Apply here