Date Added: 27 February 2017
: 26 March 2017
Job Title: Policy & Research Intern
Working For: Justice For A Better World
Charity Number: 1154035
Salary: Travel and lunch expenses (part-time, flexible hours)
As this is a voluntary role there are no fixed hours or responsibilities. Nonetheless, interns play a vital role in the organisation and there will be plenty of opportunities for career and personal development. This is also an excellent opportunity for someone interested in gaining experience in the NGO/Charity sector.
Between 2010 and 2020 our ambition is to equip and empower millions of disadvantaged people
with the tools necessary for a better future, a future without poverty. Working with our partners in Southwark, London we seek a research and policy intern to assist us to address issues facing residents across the borough such as deprivation, inequality and lack of opportunities.
JFBW welcomes volunteers with an interest in evidence based analysis to inform public policy in the following areas: housing, planning, justice, community cohesion and local governance.
The role will based in SE1 and will provide you with exposure and experience of advocating through policy the needs of disadvantaged groups to central and local government policymakers and corporate/third sector stakeholders.
The right candidate will have an insight in:
• Community engagement
• Stakeholder engagement
• Corporate engagement
• Organising and attending events
• Managing social Media and blogging
• An interest in empowering disadvantaged groups in society
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Creative and able to take the initiative
• Prepared to challenge convention
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
advertising-jobs-with-w4mp/volunteers/what-is-the-national-minimum-wage/ for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.
Closing Date: 26 March 2017
Interviews will take place during the week beginning 27th March 2017.
Please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading Research
and Policy Intern.