Application form: peer support scheme

When you are putting your application together for the Peer Support Scheme, please include the following.

Number of years working in communications

  • Please give us a brief description of your current job role
  • Number of years in your current role
  • Please give us a brief description of any previous job roles
  • Please include a brief description of the purpose of the organisation you work for at the moment


  • What is your location? Are you happy to travel to meet with a mentor/ one-off chat? Please specify.


  • Please give one objective that you’d like to achieve from being matched with someone on the CharityComms peer support scheme.

(E.g do you have a particular comms challenge you’d like help with / Have you recently moved into a new role? / Are you interested in finding out about a different role within communications?)

Which peer support option are you interested in?

Please select which peer support option you think would be best for you.

  • Mentor (a senior comms professional who can share their experience in communications; someone to bounce ideas around with over the course of several meetings)
  • One-off meeting (for example a coffee with a comms professional to talk about a particular comms issue or questions about a certain kind of job role or type of organisation you’re interested in)


If you’re interested in having a mentor, please give us an idea of who your ideal mentor would be:
Ideally, my mentor would be a:

  • Director
  • Head of department
  • Manager
  • Senior officer
  • I don’t mind
  • Other

My mentor’s job title would be something along the lines of…(please specify)

Do you have a preference for what size organisation your mentor would be from?

  • Large charity (turnover more than £10m+)
  • Medium charity (turnover £1 – 10m)
  • Small charity (turnover less than £1m)
  • Freelancer/consultant
  • Corporate sector
  • I don’t mind
  • Other

Are there any organisations that you’re particularly interested in? Please specify names and types of organisations.

One-off meeting

If you think a one-off meeting would suit you best, tell us a bit more about who you’d ideally like to meet:

  • I’d like to meet someone whose job title is along the lines of…(please specify)
  • Are there any organisations that you are particularly interested in? Please specify names and types of organisations
  • Is there anything else we should know?

Ready to apply?