Give A Year

Looking for a way to invest your time in a good cause? Our internship programme may be for you …

Our internship programme offers individuals the opportunity to serve voluntarily with the charity part-time (3 days) or full-time (5 days) for a 12 month period. Each candidate is provided with a personalised programme that enables them to experience a wide scope of the charity, working with a range of the charity’s outreach projects and also gaining insight into the background workings of the charity.

I enjoyed the variety of experiences offered by Open Hands, the opportunities I was provided with to grow and develop my skills and the privilege of being able to spend my time investing in people’s lives in a meaningful way” – previous Open Hands intern

As an intern you will benefit from:

  • a week’s induction programme and supervision
  • internal training opportunities
  • an opportunity to grow in confidence and self-awareness
  • an opportunity to develop your interpersonal and employability skills
  • experience to enhance your CV
  • a certificate and reference on completion of your placement

Whether you are a young adult seeking work experience or a mature individual seeking to invest your experience into the charity, we would love to hear from you. To express your interest email admin@openhandsleicester.org.uk to request an internship application form.