Date Added: 23 January 2018
: 4 February 2018
Job Title: Campaign Volunteers (x 6)
Working For: Labour Campaign for Human Rights
Salary: Voluntary (flexible hours)
Length of Contract:
The Labour Campaign for Human Rights (LCHR) is a campaign that promotes human rights within the Labour Party. Our activities include:
Discussion: LCHR serves as a forum and platform for Labour members and others who have an interest in human rights. We foster dialogue between civil society, academia, the public, and the Labour Party on human rights issues.
Advocacy: the group engages with Labour Party policy and Labour politicians to ensure that human rights are at the heart of Labour’s foreign and domestic policy agendas.
Policy work: LCHR generates policy proposals for the Labour Party that ensure the protection and promotion of human rights.
Public, grassroots campaigning and awareness raising: We raise the profile of human rights issues in the wider party.
LCHR is looking for six new Campaign Volunteers to help us run our campaign on Brexit & human rights. Key areas of focus include citizens' rights, employment and equality rights, immigration, and trade as they relate to Brexit.
- Liaising with MPs, peers, and their support staff
- Writing articles and briefings
- Organising events
We are also looking for a communications officer who can help run our social media channels and produce our regular newsletter, in addition to getting involved with our campaigning work if they are able.
Ideal candidates will have:
- A keen interest in human rights and politics
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including writing skills
- Good understanding of the Labour Party
- Supporter of the Labour Campaign for Human Rights and our mission
Hours are flexible and the role is primarily home-based, though candidates will ideally be based in London for meetings and events. Around 2-3 hours per week commitment is typical.
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: 4 February 2018
Interviews early February, start-date mid February.
Please send a CV and short cover note to Andrew Noakes at email@example.com.
Please note, due to the volume of expected applications, we are not able to acknowledge every application. We aim to contact successful applicants by 9 February.