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Reference: 75256

Date Added: 17 June 2020
Closing Date: 14 July 2020

Job Title: Research and Policy Assistant (Volunteer)

Working For: Justice For A Better World (JFBW)

Location: London

Charity Number: 1154035

Salary: Travel and lunch expenses (part-time)

Job Details

As this is a voluntary role there are no fixed hours or responsibilities. Nonetheless, volunteers 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 2020 and 2035 our aim is to support our local partner Living Bankside with its ambition to improve the health and wellbeing of people in our neighbourhood, by working collaboratively to create a shared vision for the local area.

The opportunity will include:
• Research and Policy
• Campaigns and Communications
• Events & Projects

Justice For A Better World a supporter of Living Bankside, 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 be based in SE1 and will provide you with exposure and experience of advocating through policy using asset-based approaches to neighbourhood conversations with a view to effecting long-term collaborative change.

The opportunity will include engaging with central and local government decision makers and corporate/third sector stakeholders. The oppotunity will focus on issues in the London Borough's of Southwark and Lambeth.

The right candidate will have an insight into:
• Community engagement
• Stakeholder engagement
• Corporate engagement
• Assisting and attending events
• Managing social media

Essential:
• An interest in equity and empowerment
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Creative and able to take the initiative
• Prepared to challenge convention

W4MP Note:
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: 14 July 2020

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on an ad hoc basis between 23rd June 2020 and 22nd July 2020

Application Details

Please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to amireden@livingbankside.org with subject heading Research & Policy Volunteer.

For any questions please email amireden@livingbankside.org or call 07882530961 or - please leave a voicemail with your name and number if we are unable to answer your call.

Living Bankside Website: www.livingbankside.org 

Website: https://www.jfbw.org

Additional Notes