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Reference: 59922

Date Added: 16 March 2017
Closing Date: 27 March 2017

Job Title: Policy and Parliamentary Affairs Volunteer

Working For: Central YMCA

Location: London

Charity Number: 213121

Salary: Travel and lunch expenses (part-time, flexible hours)

Job Details

Central YMCA are currently seeking a vibrant and enthusiastic individual to join our large team of volunteers on a flexible basis.

Although there are no specified set hours or responsibilities, the work experience you will gain from this flexible voluntary post includes supporting the Policy and Parliamentary Affairs Officer with the achievement of the Charity’s strategic objectives regarding the education and the skills sector, assisting with policy research, campaigns, events and the development of parliamentary relationships. You will have the opportunity to gain heaps of industry experience, by attending exciting meetings and events.

The role will also provide the right person with extensive administrative experience, while working alongside the Executive Personal Assistant to provide ad hoc administrative support within the Charity.

Other experience will be wide-ranging and include:
• Project work on policy issues
• Providing administrative support
• Assisting with researching and monitoring relevant issues in media and politics
• Monitoring and preparing material for the website
• Communicating with a wide range of audiences

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/
for more information about National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage.

Closing Date: 27 March 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Short interviews to be held on 5th April with shortlisted applicants with a view to starting on Monday 10th April.

Application Details

Applicants should send a CV and a covering letter explaining why you are keen to volunteer with us, your research experience, why you think you are what we are looking for, and your availability to Kate Mahoney, Policy and Parliamentary Affairs Officer: kate.mahoney@ymca.co.uk.

Website: http://ymca.co.uk

Additional Notes