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Reference: 73178

Date Added: 22 October 2019
Closing Date: 30 November 2019

Job Title: Volunteer - REMOVED

Working For: Mike Gapes MP (Ilford South)

Location: London

Salary: Voluntary

Job Details

Looking to gain an insight into politics and the work of an MP?

Mike Gapes MP is looking for volunteers to help organise community events around his constituency of Ilford South. Mike holds a number of events for constituents on key issues such as crime, housing and health. 

Based in the constituency office in Ilford, volunteers will gain valuable experience from Mike's constituency team. This role will give the opportunity for volunteers to gain hands on political experience.

Opportunities include, but not limited to:

  • Data entry, analysis and management
  • Preparing constituent correspondence
  • Attending and helping to run the event

Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to help with any future campaigns and events. 

As this is a voluntary position, there are no set hours or responsibilities. Although all applicants will be expected to support the ethos of The Independent Group for Change.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

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: 30 November 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Closing Date: N/A recruitment ongoing

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held in Ilford. If succesful you will be contacted via email.

Application Details

Please send a one page CV with a half page cover to Jack Baldan via jack.baldan@parliament.uk with the subject line Volunteer Application.

The cover letter should include why you would like to volunteer with Mike.

Website: http://mikegapes.org.uk

Additional Notes

05/11/2019 - Due to the dissolution of parliament this role has been removed. Please do not apply for this role.