Programmes Research Internship - Resource Development for Christian Leaders

Expenses only
Opening Date:
Monday 8 March 2021
Closing Date:
Wednesday 1 June 2022

We are seeking someone to develop a toolkit of resources for use by theological colleges, churches and Christian groups in leprosy-endemic countries to encourage action to raise awareness.

You will be qualified to degree standard and will have experience of working at degree level undertaking secondary research in a related discipline e.g. development studies, medicine, social science, global health, theology, religious studies etc. You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to summarise information and have an in interest in and knowledge of international development issues.

We are 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.

We have a zero tolerance approach to any harm to, or exploitation of, our beneficiaries, staff and communities we come into contact with. Recruitment to roles within The Leprosy Mission includes criminal record checks and the collection of relevant references. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as an employee; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences. Safeguarding is our top priority in everything we do.

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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