Holly from Peter Dann Ltd takes on the Royal Parks Half Marathon
We understand that it is important that any charity your company supports is one your employees support as well. RedR’s strong technical focus and international works ensures that we are an organisation many individuals can connect to. In addition, we have developed a number of activities and opportunities specifically designed for the corporate sector, which aim to bring employees closer to our work, and use their skills in the most useful way.
Our unique workshops are a brilliant way to introduce RedR to your employees. Choose your length (from 1 hour to 2 days) and location (your office or our training centre in London) and we’ll deliver a bespoke workshop that will give your staff the chance to experience life as an aid worker. They’ll get an insight into the complexities of disaster relief and a true understanding of the importance of RedR’s work. Our disaster relief challenges can be used as a team building tool, away day, graduate induction or lunchtime networking session and are guaranteed to surprise, test and engage your staff.
“I just wanted to thank you, and the team, for an amazing, well run and thought provoking day. When I arrived at the venue everyone was buzzing and sharing their learning and I think the experience will stay with them for a long time. You met the brief of ‘collaboration and connectivity’ superbly and a particular call out to the trainers from everyone too please.”
Region Leader Europe, EC Harris (UK Engineering Consultancy)
Enquire about our range of disaster relief challenge workshops.
Hundreds of individuals from the corporate sector have used their experience and expertise to contribute to technical support for humanitarians over the past few years. If individuals in your firm have experience in any of the following subjects, please get in touch to find out how you can get involved.
• Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
• Public health
• Shelter and construction
• Project management
• Alternative energy
• Communications and IT
Our Membership and Affiliate schemes give individuals at all stages of their career the opportunity to get involved in humanitarian work.
RedR Members have at least 5 years professional experience, and 2 years experience in disaster relief. Affiliates have at least 3 years professional experience, and a demonstrable commitment to the humanitarian sector.
These schemes offer a range of benefits, such as mentoring, discounts on RedR training, networking, events, and placement and volunteering opportunities.
This global fundraising and awareness campaign takes place in February each year, and raises thousands of pounds for RedR’s work. Individuals, offices and companies take part by wearing red for the day, and organising fundraising activities, with support and materials from the RedR team.
The Wear Red for RedR event is a great way for multinational companies to engage their staff in one cause – people can take part wherever they are in the world and share their red photos and stories via social media, as well as compete to raise the most money in the most original way.
Sign up to take part in the next Wear Red for RedR campaign.
RedR offers an extensive calendar of challenge events, perfect for individuals and corporate teams alike. In the past couple of years, a team from Atkins has taken on the National Three Peaks Challenge in the UK, engineers from BP cycled from London to Paris and trekked Kilimanjaro, runners from Mott MacDonald took on the London Marathon, and RedR supporters from Arup skydived from 10,000ft – all to raise money for RedR.
"I spent some time in Nepal as a student on a project surveying the rural road network and its vulnerability to earthquakes and other natural hazards. As a result, I had some idea of how precarious people's lives are in this mountainous region.
So, when I heard through my company, Arup, of the vital work that RedR were doing to help the Nepalese to recover from this disaster, I was keen to support and promote their efforts in whatever way I could.”