Political Leadership Voluntary Internship (ParliaMentors Programme)


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When

Tue Sep 18, 2018 - Fri Dec 07, 2018

Where

Star House 104 Grafton Road, London, United Kingdo104 Grafton RoadLondonLondon, London NW5 4BAGB
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About

Purpose of role:

To support the logistics, events and communications of the ParliaMentors programme and gain hands-on experience from an organisation that works with young people and professional politicians.

F&BF’s ParliaMentors programme is a UN award-winning leadership programme where teams of university students of different faiths and beliefs collaborate to create real social change while being mentored by MPs.

Typical tasks include:

  • Supporting the delivery of the ParliaMentors programme
  • Supporting the team in communicating with participants on the programme
  • Help with promotion of the programme & researching new stakeholders
  • Support the social action projects led by ParliaMentors participants, particularly researching potential partners
  • Assist the development of the ParliaMentors alumni network
  • Develop and build on research and analysis
  • Using social media to enhance the programme’s prole

What we are looking for:

  • An interest in and passion for interfaith and intercultural dialogue
  • A positive, sensitive and inclusive approach
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in using and measuring social media to maintain contact and market projects
  • An interest in politics and student activism
  • Event planning skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and take own initiative, and as part of a diverse team

Supervision and support:
The Mentoring team provide direct supervision, overseeing and providing feedback on tasks. The Volunteer Manager supports interns’ learning and development. Regular interfaith and skills-based training sessions are provided. Join a network of 200 former and current interns.

Practicalities:
This voluntary role is for three or six months, three days a week, in our Kentish Town office.
Travel and lunch expenses will be reimbursed.

Application dates:
Application closing date: Monday 20 August 2018 at 9.00
Assessment day for shortlisted applicants: Thursday 30 August
Induction dates: Tuesday 18 September and Thursday 20 September
Internships finish: Friday 7 December

Apply at: https://faithbeliefforum.org/programme/fbf-internship-programme/

F&BF is a leading interfaith and intercultural charity that builds good relations between people from different backgrounds. We welcome applications from people of all faiths, beliefs and cultures.

Skills

  • Program Management
  • Research
  • Professional Development

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3 days every week for 3 or 6 months

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