Programmes Research Internship - Communications Volunteer

Expenses only
Opening Date:
Thursday 1 April 2021
Closing Date:
Monday 31 January 2022

We are seeking a communications intern to improve the presentation of The Leprosy Mission England and Wales's (TLMEW) annual report, ensuring that it meets the needs of the various audiences and our legal requirements.

You will be qualified to degree standard and will have experience of working at degree level undertaking research in a related discipline e.g. communications, development studies, journalism etc. You will have excellent written communications skills, analysis skills and the ability to summarise information. In addition, you will have an interest in and knowledge of international development issues.

TLMEW is flexible in respect of hours and location, however it will be necessary to be present in the Peterborough office for at least 3 days during the research project. You will be mentored to ensure you benefit from skills development and will have the opportunity to experience life in the NGO sector as an integral part of our professional and passionate team. In addition to refreshment expenses, travel expenses to our offices will also be paid.

TLMEW has a zero-tolerance policy towards any abuse, neglect and exploitation of all people. Successful candidates are expected to understand, sign and comply with all organisational policies, including the Global Safeguarding Code of Conduct and the Global Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Policy. Recruitment to roles within TLMEW includes, in particular, criminal record checks and the collection of relevant references. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as a volunteer; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences.

TLMEW is an explicitly Christian charity, empathy with the Christian ethos of the organisation is essential.

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 from BAME backgrounds or living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

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