Reach InternshipThe Reach Programme

If you want to enhance your leadership, management and professional skills, have a heart to serve the poor and a desire to grow in your faith, then the Reach intern programme is for you.

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143 people have been on CAP's Reach Internship. Meet four of them...

Debs Porter

'Reach was really structured with leadership and management training alongside working as part of an award winning charity.'

Debs has started her own business with her husband Dave.

Mitali Manuel

'Reach gave me experience of advising clients and negotiating with professionals. Now as a solicitor I use these skills all the time.'

Mitali is now working as a solicitor in Bradford.

Luke Boulton

'Reach kick started my working life. It gave me the knowledge and experience to be able to make a difference in the charity sector.'

Luke is now working in the Marketing Team at Tearfund.

Sarah Linn

'Reach gave me the opportunity to serve God and grow in my faith.'

Sarah went on to manage CAP's major donor team which raises over £500k a year, and is now studying for an MA in International Development.

Click on each person for more information >>>

Reach Your Potential

One day a week will be dedicated to training and your development . You’ll have the chance to learn about leadership and management from our experienced staff, whilst developing your own skills and strengths. 

Reach to God

You will have the opportunity each week to reflect, learn about yourself, learn new skills and grow in your Christian faith, while developing an understanding of God's desire to help the poor and needy.

Reach Those in Need

The work you do as a Reach intern has a real and transforming impact on the lives of people in need.


When you're not in training and development, you will work within one of the charity's departments where you will apply what you've learnt. You’ll utilise your skills and be of great value to CAP. We will work with you to place you in the most suitable area.


As a Reach intern you will be employed for the hours you work in your department and paid a basic salary for this time. As part of the challenge of the internship Reach Interns are also expected to fundraise £3,000 for CAP, either before or during the year. Help and support is provided for this.


Christians Against Poverty has a number of houses for Reach interns to share, if they choose. A reasonable rent will be deducted from your salary to cover the cost. If you are accepted, we will discuss your accommodation options with you in greater depth.

How to apply

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Return your application form to: Reach Internship, Christians Against Poverty, Jubilee Mill, North Street, Bradford, BD1 4EW.

What happens next?

We are currently recruiting for our September 2015 intake. Recruitment is on a rolling basis until all places are filled, so we advise applying early to increase your chance of gaining a place. Interviews will be held on the following dates. In order to be considered for an interview, we should receive your application no later than two weeks prior to the interview day in question:

  • 16 April (application deadline 2 April)
  • 2 June (application deadline 19 May)


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