'I found it enormously rewarding': the civil servants seconded to charities

"Working with a charity gives fast stream graduates a view of life outside government – and the impact for charities can be huge. 

Working with a charity that uses rugby to address issues of unemployment, crime and antisocial behaviour probably wasn’t what Yasmine Hafiz had in mind when she applied for the civil service fast stream. But she says the six months she spent with School of Hard Knocks was incredibly valuable."

Read the full article on The Guardian website, describing the experience of a graduate of the Civil Service Fast Stream who was seconded to a charity through WIG's Charity Next programme. The article includes a contribution from our Chief Executive, Peter Unwin.

Photo credit: Andrew Cleminson; originally published in The Guardian