Date Added: 17 September 2019
: 11 October 2019
Job Title: Policy internship Youth employability, mentoring, community programmes
Working For: Community Links
Charity Number: 1018517
Salary: We will pay for travel and lunch expenses
As our work in Policy and Learning progresses, new opportunities for learning and work placements have arisen. We now have an exciting learning opportunity for a Policy Intern to join our team, improve their skills and gain experience of working in the third sector. This opportunity might be particularly suited to someone already in part-time work, a current student or recent graduate.
Community Links are looking for a Policy Intern to contribute designing our policies and evaluating the impact of our programmes and actions.
Working from our Canning Town, East London office, you will work closely with both, our Impact and Evaluation and Policy and Learning Managers within our Policy Team to achieve these goals.
You will have the opportunity to gain experience in evaluating programmes and policies by:
- Collecting and analysing data
- Using evaluation frameworks
- Using quantitative and qualitative surveys
- Disseminating the results of our findings (reports writing, data presentation…)
- Conducting research (under supervision)
- Undertaking communications activity (under supervision)
- Contribute to write Policy briefs and summaries
- The work will be across the main themes of Community Links: youth employability, social policies, housing, health prevention, digital inclusion…)
You will also collaborate with the Policy team, in charge of designing our programmes and making recommendations to improve our service and social systems in which we operate.
You will be able to take advantage of an open culture where ideas are welcomed and to take advantage of training and development opportunities offered to our staff.
You will need:
- Experience in collecting and analysing quantitative and/or qualitative data
- A strong interest for charities, health and social policies
- To be confident in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
- Good verbal, written and communication skills
- Good attention to detail
- Interest or aptitude in: Policy, Demography, Sociology, Economy, Statistics, Data management (…)
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: 11 October 2019
The interviews will be organized on 15th of october 2019.
We will be able to appoint before the closing date.
Please send a CV and a cover letter to Hédia Ait-Kaci