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Shelter Jobs Overview Whilst the corporate world may be able to open up the kind of lavish and exciting lifestyle ...

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Shelter Jobs Overview

Whilst the corporate world may be able to open up the kind of lavish and exciting lifestyle avenues that a great many people desire, these types of careers are not necessarily the be-all and end-all for everybody out there. If the supposed appeal of these hyper-competitive and backbiting environments is lost on you, then you may well be left pondering the nature of alternative work better suited to your worldview, and the not-for-profit sector can certainly offer the kind of gainful employment that would really benefit applicants with drive and enthusiasm who are looking, as the popular saying goes, "to give something back".

Shelter Jobs Education Requirements

As with just about any other field out there, the educational prerequisites for jobs within the charity sector vary from position to position, and in fact there are a number of roles within the hierarchy of a shelter - such as charity fundraising jobs, for example - with no minimum educational thresholds in place, as all relevant training is provided as you work.

Shelter Jobs Market

Classing shelter jobs as part of the broader field of "miscellaneous services" (as classified by the National Careers Service), we see a 41%-54% split between part- and full-time work respectively, with the remaining 5% filled out by the self-employed. The number of people working these roles is projected to keep rising to 2,256,000 by the year 2020.

Shelter Jobs Salary Information

Although the not-for-profit nature of the charity sector may not immediately conjure images of grandiose compensation, roles within the industry can still offer highly competitive rates of pay. Hourly jobs, like the charity fundraiser linked above, tend to start around £8.00 per hour (although this can quickly rise should you really take to the position), whilst salaried roles further up the tree (see, for example, infrastructure development manager) that require more specialised knowledge and experience have been known to offer upwards of £30,000 per year.

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