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Reference: 70689

Date Added: 12 April 2019
Closing Date: 3 May 2019

Job Title: Volunteers (x3)

Working For: Labour Campaign for Human Rights

Location: London

Salary: Voluntary role

Job Details

The Labour Campaign for Human Rights (LCHR) is an organisation that promotes human rights within the Labour Party.

Our activities include:

  • Discussion: LCHR serves as a forum and platform for Labour members and others who have an interest in human rights. We foster dialogue between civil society, academia, the public, and the Labour Party on human rights issues.
  • Advocacy: we engage with Labour Party policy and Labour politicians to ensure that human rights are at the heart of Labour’s foreign and domestic policy agendas.
  • Policy work: LCHR generates policy proposals for the Labour Party that ensure the protection and promotion of human rights.
  • Public, grassroots campaigning and awareness raising: we raise the profile of human rights issues within the party and the wider Labour movement.

LCHR is looking for three (3) new volunteers to help us run the organisation and our ongoing campaigns. The volunteers will join LCHR’s managing committee. Alongside a range of broader contributions to LCHR’s campaigns, specific responsibilities for each role are detailed below:

Partnerships & Fundraising:

  • Developing LCHR’s fundraising & partnership strategy, and maintaining and enhancing the long-term durability of the Campaign;
  • Identifying and securing funding opportunities from a range of sources, including trusts and foundations, institutions and the corporate sector.

Campaigns:

  • Writing articles and briefings;
  • Creating/editing digital content, including videos, to support our campaigns.

Communications:

  • Creating/editing digital content to support our campaigns;
  • Producing a regular newsletter for our supporters;
  • Helping run our social media channels.

Please indicate on your application, which role(s) you’re interested in.

You can find out more information about the roles and the skills an ideal candidate will have here: https://lchr.org.uk/2019/04/11/join-the-lchr-committee/

We particularly encourage applications from women and BAME candidates.

Hours are flexible and the role is primarily home-based, although candidates will ideally be based in London for meetings and events. Around 2-3 hours per week commitment is typical but not required.

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: 3 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place on Monday 13th and Tuesday 14th May

Application Details

Please send a CV and short cover note to campaigns@lchr.org.uk

We will acknowledge every application, and will aim to contact successful applicants by Wednesday 8th May.

Website: http://lchr.org.uk

Additional Notes