Date Added: 10 August 2017
: 30 September 2017
Job Title: Research Interns
Working For: StreetGames
Charity Number: 1113542
Salary: Small stipend covering travel and lunch up to £5 per day (part-time, ideally 2 days per week - flexible)
An exciting opportunity to gain work experience with StreetGames on a new campaign to tackle holiday hunger and in support of our groundbreaking employability schemes. StreetGames is an award winning sports charity that helps disadvantaged communities. Through sport the StreetGames Network changes lives, changes sport and changes communities.
The new campaign, Fit and Fed will provide sport and exercise and healthy food for children during the summer holidays, reducing inequalities around lack of provision and filling the gap created when free school meals are not provided over the summer.
There are three temporary, and flexible positions available in our London office.This is a real opportunity to do real substantive work for an industry leading national charity and develop a wide range of skills, and your CV.
Things you may be asked to do:
• Identification of new funding sources
• Grant writing to charitable trusts and foundations
• Engagement with university raising and giving societies
• Maintenance of StreetGames' contact database, liaison with potential donors and supporters
• Contributing to advocacy work including research and writing for papers, articles and reports
• Assisting with the maintenance of StreetGames' website and online fundraising channels
• Donor management and reporting
• Supporting with events
• Other administrative tasks related to fundraising
• A self starter able to work with minimal supervision
• Familiarity with MS Office software and good word-processing skills
• Flexible collegiate style enjoying working in a small team
• Ability to deal with competing demands, multiple priorities and time constraints
• Excellent written and spoken English including a keen eye for accuracy and detail.
The ideal candidate should be above all flexible and creative. Previous interns have typically been pursuing or recently graduating from graduate/post-graduate level studies.
The positions are flexible, but we would ideally like people who could volunteer for a couple of months for a couple of days a week, so they could develop a real understanding of what we do.
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: 30 September 2017
Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis and we may appoint a very strong candidate before the closing date.
To apply please email your CV and a covering letter explaining your interest in the role, and any relevant experience to firstname.lastname@example.org with your surname and ‘Internship’ in the subject line. Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.