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Reference: 58776

Date Added: 21 December 2016
Closing Date: 15 January 2017

Job Title: Project Interns (x 2)

Working For: IARS International Institute

Location: London

Charity Number: 1124590

Salary: Expenses - up to £7.50 per day for travel (off-peak travelcard) and up to £5 for lunch (part-time, flexible hours)

Job Details

IARS is currently looking for young people who would be interested in the following areas of work to join our team as interns:
- Communications, Social Media and Campaigns Intern
- Youth Projects Intern - Youth Advisory Board Member
- Justice Projects Intern

What will you do as an intern?

IARS works with around 200 diverse young people every year. Interning with IARS it is all about making a real difference. Our interns:

  • Receive training and accreditation
  • Conduct youth-led research
  • Engage in advocacy work and policy development
  • Speak at events
  • Campaign and represent issues
  • Organise youth-led events
  • Develop project management and leadership skills

- All interns are deemed to be volunteers and are entitled to be reimbursed up to £7.50 per day for travel expenses (off-peak travelcard) and up to £5 for lunch
- Volunteering hours are flexible between 10am and 7pm.
- Internships can vary from 1 day to 3 month.

The IARS International Institute is committed to equality and within the constraints of its small size and limited financial resources, aims to achieve best practice as an equal opportunities organisation. It is governed by our Equal Opportunity policy whereby no individual will be discriminated against on the basis of their gender, transgender status, sexual orientation, race, age, ethnic origin, nationality, disability, marital status, caring or parental responsibilities, age, religion or belief, or indeed any other grounds that are not relevant to the ability to meet the requirements for this internship opportunity. IARS is committed to providing a working and social environment in which the rights and dignity of each individual are respected and which is free from discrimination, prejudice, intimidation and all forms of harassment and bullying.

If you want to find more about us, we encourage you to read about our mission, vision and values as well as about our current projects.

W4MP Note:
The role being advertised is a voluntary one. As such, there are no set hours and responsibilities and you should be free to come and go as you wish. If the post demands set hours and/or has a specific job description you may be deemed to be a ‘worker’ and be covered by National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage legislation. See http://www.w4mp.org/jobs-listings-events/jobs/
advertising-jobs-with-w4mp/volunteers/what-is-the-national-minimum-wage/
for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.

Closing Date: 15 January 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Closing 5pm.

Interviews w/c 16 January 2017.

Application Details

In order to be considered email your CV and you covering letter at contact@iars.org.uk indicating the area that you would be interested in working.

Website: http://www.iars.org.uk

Additional Notes