Hands-On Weekend 2017

Get a taste of humanitarian aid work

RedR's Hands-On Weekends offer individuals an interesting and unique first insight into humanitarian work in a practical way.

Reserve your place quickly to ensure you have the chance to:

  • Learn more about disaster relief
  • Meet like-minded people
  • Hear directly from experienced humanitarians
  • Take part in practical disaster relief workshops

The 2017 weekend will focus on key aspects of 'Shelter in Emergencies'. 

Course Overview

16 - 17 Sep 2017
Course Length
2 days
Horsham, Sussex
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Where: The weekends are held at Warnham Park near Horsham in Sussex.

Cost: £45 per person, which includes food, a place to pitch your tent, all activities, and a small donation to RedR. 

Who: Anyone who has an interest in humanitarian work and an enthusiasm to get their hands dirty is welcome to take part! No experience is required.

What to expect: You'll make new friends, learn new skills, enjoy a weekend in the countryside and increase your knowledge of RedR and the humanitarian sector. You'll be camping at night and eating around a campfire in the evening.

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Thank you so much for all your hard work organising this weekend and for all your energy during those two days! I really enjoyed myself and learnt tremendously! Looking forward to next year already.


2016's Hands-On Weekend

Sounds great! How do I sign up?

For an information pack or to register, please email us, or call +44 (0)20 7840 6025.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity - get in touch today!

RedR UK Summer School

If you're looking to take your first steps in the humanitarian sector, you might also be interested in our annual Summer School. Hear from two past participants.

Other ways to get involved

If it's volunteering or fundraising events you're after, we have the opportunity for you!

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