The Research Intern responsibilities will include putting together comprehensive research reports on various aspects of homelessness to inform the organisation’s strategic decision-making.
Example projects could include: Producing a detailed report breaking down the different pathways for homeless people. This should include the factors leading to people obtaining council, and informal temporary housing, the typical length of time that people are ‘temporarily’ housed for, factors leading to someone sleeping rough, and current routes from being homeless to obtaining permanent housing.
The hours and duration for this role are flexible, but the typical range is 7-15 hours per week for 4-8 weeks. We can discuss an appropriate time commitment for you, taking your prior commitments into account.
This is a volunteer role and unfortunately we cannot provide financial compensation. We can offer flexibility to tailor the role to suit your learning objectives, and are very happy to provide references to future employers.
The Ideal Candidate would have one or more of the following:
Experience with research on social, public, or economic policy issues (e.g. taking part in a politics, or economics degree, etc.)
Experience or desire to gain experience in social policy and/or the charity sector