The Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) is a human rights and feminist organisation led by and for Latin American migrant women in the UK. Our work is dedicated to supporting the immediate and long-term needs of Latin American migrant women exposed to violations of their fundamental human rights; facing violence against women and girls, exploitation or trafficking; enduring difficult living and working conditions in low paid jobs, and facing barriers to social protection.
LAWRS Development Team reflects changing approaches to workplace learning and considers the skills needed for the future as part of individual and organisational development plans. It delivers high quality bespoke training and informative material on Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) strands, including Harmful Practices and sexual harassment, equipping trainees with the knowledge, practical skills and motivation to carry out their work activities effectively. LAWRS also carries out outreach activities, community engagement, presentations within community settings and group work sessions for Latin American women.
The post holder will be responsible for the design and delivery of prevention work at schools and with young people and specialist training for professionals of statutory agencies, voluntary organisations, and other relevant stakeholders with the aim of influencing better responses and improved support for Latin American and other migrant women survivors of VAWG; asisiting in the successful coordination and implementation of different projects, and contributing to develop LAWRS’ services and areas of work according to its development strategy.
This post is open to Latin American women only* in accordance with the Equality Act 2010. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and LBTQ+ candidates as they are currently underrepresented within the team.
*women who identify as Latin Americans (1st and 2nd generation) and speak Spanish and/or Brazilian portuguese
Please note that only applicants with the right to work in the UK covering the duration of the contract will be considered for this position.
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 25th August 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 2nd September 2020
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