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Programmes Research Interns - Media/E-Learning and Trusts

(Peterborough/flexible base, expenses only)

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 serve some of the most disadvantaged communities in 11 countries across Africa and Asia, raising the funds to provide life-changing health care, education, training, housing, clean water and job opportunities for people who have only ever known suffering and rejection.  

We have three research internship positions available:

1. Media (E learning) - to assist in the development of online leprosy, Neglected Tropical Disease and Disability training sessions

2. Trusts – researching potential trusts to support our work.

You will be qualified to degree standard and will have experience of working at degree level in a related discipline  e.g. disability studies, health, development studies, law, international relations, social policy, etc. You will have excellent research skills and ability to summarise information, and have an in interest in and knowledge of international development/policy issues. Empathy with the Christian ethos of the organisation is essential.

TLMEW is flexible in respect of hours and location of these volunteer roles, however it will be necessary to be present in the Peterborough office for a at least 5 days during the research project. In addition to lunch expenses, travel expenses will also be paid.

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

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The Leprosy Mission, England and Wales is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply. 

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