Policy Volunteer

Posted by Suzy Lamplugh Trust

Policy Volunteer

Greater London

Voluntary

About the organisation

Mission

Our mission is to reduce the risk of violence and aggression through campaigning, education and support.

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Job Description

Policy volunteer

Job Description

Closing date: 22nd October 2018

Interviews: 25th October 2018

Policy Volunteer

Personal safety and stalking policy research

Job Description

Our Policy and Development team needs a dynamic and efficient team-player for 2 days volunteering a week to support several projects including compiling research on a number of personal safety issues including use of body-worn cameras, online safety and violence and aggression in the workplace. Work will also cover our ground-breaking work on reform of stalking legislation, youth work and various administrative tasks. 

We are looking for a confident, people person to join our team as a Policy Intern for 3 months. The role will include:

- Conducting in-house research around personal safety and stalking

- Monitoring parliamentary activity surrounding Stalking Protection Orders

- Supporting monitoring and evaluation of ongoing projects

- Communicating with people by phone and by email

- Minute taking, letter-writing and attending meetings

- Administrative support of the Policy and Development team

Full training on policy issues will be given so previous experience in these areas is not mandatory.

Skills

- Research skills

- Strong administrative skills

- Written and oral communication skills

- Ability to manage own work-load

- IT literate in several Microsoft packages

What will you gain from this experience?

- An opportunity to learn and develop valuable transferable skills

- Gain experience in the charity sector

- Expenses will be reimbursed in line with Suzy Lamplugh Trust policy

 

You should be:

- able to commit to two days a week (around 14 hours) for at least 3 months

- committed to equal opportunities policies and practices

To apply:

Please submit a CV and one page covering letter when applying.

Please note, successful applicants will be asked to complete a written task as part of the interview.

Please note, we ask for a minimum commitment of 3 months volunteering with us here at Suzy Lamplugh Trust.

Where are we?

We are based in the London Borough of Lambeth.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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