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Reference: 86807

Date Added: 22 November 2022
Closing Date: 9 December 2022

Job Title: Voluntary Intern

Working For: Faiths Forum for London

Location: London

Charity Number: 1149215

Salary: Lunch allowance and travel allowance (inside London)

Length of Contract: 1 month

Job Details

The Faiths Forum for London empowers faith groups to work together for a better and more collaborative London. The Forum provides:

  • A platform and channel for communication between faith groups and London’s regional authorities, business and the academic community.
  • An opportunity to highlight the strategic and operational assistance that faith groups can offer to Government and public authorities to develop policy and/or broader social goals, such as community empowerment, integration, citizenship, poverty reduction, regeneration, and service providers.
  • Better interfaith engagement.

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 career and personal development opportunities. (If you start the volunteer role before the Christmas period Christmas, Boxing day, New Year's Eve and New Year's day will be off).

The role is likely to involve: • Research on religious literacy, community cohesion, radicalisation, etc; • Taking the lead on some ongoing faith based projects; • Data entry i.e. CRM; • Reading and summarising incoming reports; • Diary management; • Improving outreach to and communication with constituent organisations around the country; • Supporting senior staff at high profile meetings; • Liaising with MPs, central and local governement, NGOs and others.

The ideal intern will: • Have previous interest and experience in interfaith relations, and social action; • Have experience in organising events; • Have a confident and professional phone and personal manner.

There will be a focus on making this opportunity as suited as possible to the future aspirations of the volunteer.

Closing Date: 9 December 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interview/Start Dates: To be agreed upon after shortlisting.

Application Details

To apply please send a CV and cover letter to: natan@sfitogether.org by 9th December - the position may be filled ahead of this date if a suitable candidate is found.

We are only able to give feedback to candidates who reach the interview stage.

Website: https://www.faithsforum.com/

Additional Notes