CWS – Action Against Poverty – Decision-Makers Mentoring Programme

Are you interested in working for aid organisations, NGOs, the UN, etc? Are you considering development studies?

This mentoring programme and the opportunity to serve on the Board of the CWS (Action Against Poverty) could be a great thing to have on your CV.

Click here for full details.

Speak to Peg if you are interested.


At CWS we value diversity of ideas and input into our action against poverty. We are looking for people of varying age groups and backgrounds to help inform us in our decision-making. Whatever your age or background, we invite you to join our 12-month “Action against poverty – Decision-makers mentoring programme”, which will offer you:

 Exposure to governance in a faith-based aid organisation, supported by an experienced and qualified governance mentoring group
 The opportunity to offer your ideas and support to CWS
 The opportunity to express your faith through action in a caring and supportive environment
 The ability to gain governance experience to complement your education and career
development, and enhance your CV

Our mentoring programme is structured to include:
 Participation in board meetings (as a mentee, not a formal Board member)
 Participation in strategic discussions
 Involvement in Operation Refugee; as a participant, preferably as part of a fundraising group;
 2 days voluntary work contribution, either in the Christchurch national office, or elsewhere as an ambassador/presenter
 Completion of a short (2-3 hours) on-line governance training course