Working for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)
The FCO is the UK government department responsible for protecting and promoting British interests around the world, through the FCO in London and diplomatic posts in 168 countries and territories. Roughly a third are UK-based British Civil Servants; and around two thirds are employed locally in British Diplomatic missions overseas (such as an Embassy, High Commission, or Consulate).
Dr. Jennifer Medcalf who is Head of the Defence and International Security Research Group (DISRG) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is joining us on campus to discuss the range of career options they offer to students and graduates:
Date: 19th November 2019
Location: COLT 2 (Cornwallis Octagon Lecture Theatre 2)
All students are welcome to attend.
The International Family Tracing Department of the British Red Cross are seeking Volunteer Caseworkers for their Canterbury office.
A commitment of at least 12 months is required, training is provided and you must be available for at least a half day every week (with flexibility around other commitments, holidays etc).
If you are interested please follow the link below for the online application:
IFT Volunteer Caseworker
In addition, the British Red Cross is also seeking volunteer interpreters, particularly those literate in Sorani, Arabic, Pashto, Dari and Vietnamese. These roles are more ad hoc than the Caseworker role. Details are in the link below.
IFT Interpreter Volunteer
If you have any questions or would like more information please contact:
International Family Tracing Service Coordinator – Canterbury British Red Cross, 2 Lower Chantry Lane, Canterbury, CT1 1UF
Mobile: 07525 233898