Volunteer Programmes Research Intern - Public Health 

Unpaid/expenses only - location and hours flexible
Are you a new graduate, passionate about international development and global health?  Do you have an interest in cultural issues, and how traditional and allopathic medicine can work more closely together? Are you interested gaining experience of working in an international NGO? 

This is an exciting opportunity for a graduate with a passion for development to join the programmes team in a Christian international development organisation. You will have a degree in international development, global health or another relevant discipline. You will be self-motivated with the capacity to work on your own initiative and experience of doing a literature review.  

As well as your research providing important learning to influence our programmes and transform lives, this role will also give you an insight into how an international NGO works and enable you to learn from experienced Programmes Officers.  The role can be undertaken flexibly, either 2 months fulltime, or longer on a part time basis.  It can either be based at our Peterborough Office or be based from home with regular visits to the office.  Expenses will be paid.

The Leprosy Mission England and Wales (TLMEW) is a leading international Christian development organisation with over 140 years’ experience and is part of the TLM worldwide family. TLMEW is active in 10 countries and we have over 50 projects addressing the causes and consequences of leprosy, ranging from health and livelihoods to advocacy.  TLMEW has a zero tolerence approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, our beneficiaries, staff and communities we come into contact with.  Recruitment to volunteer roles within TLMEW includes, in particular, collection of relevant references and adherence to our safeguarding policies and procedures.  Safeguarding is our top priority in everything we do. Empathy with the Christian ethos of the organisation is essential, as is an ability to work with all faiths.

Role profile

To apply, please send a completed volunteer application form, your CV, the equal opportunities form and a covering letter outlining how your previous experience, knowledge and skills equip you to meet the requirements of the role to 

Closing date: Monday 22 July at 9 am
Interviews: At our offices in Peterborough