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Work experience for young people

We occasionally offer one-week or two-week work experience placements at our head office in London. These placements are usually for people aged 15 to 18 years old. 

They offer an opportunity to gain experience of administrative tasks and insight into the work of the Red Cross.

To find out if there are placements available at our office in central London, please tell us the dates that you would like to do work experience and the department or area you are interested in. Simply send this information to

You can also search and apply online for office support volunteering opportunities. If you're not based near London, talk to a service manager about current opportunities near you.

If you are interested in a longer-term placement, you can view our current list of internships by searching and applying online.

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