Role Title: Women in London: Strategic Research Intern
Department: CE Office
Reports to: CEO
Location: HfW Head Office in Brixton SW9 9SP
We are looking for a self-starter summer intern to source, collect and share relevant information; a person with strong analytical skills to carry out a desk research about different issues affecting the lives of Women living in London including –but not limited to- new or developing government policies Identifying key issues around Health, Employment and Gender Based Violence such as potential risks and opportunities to generate a current “State of the Nation” report to support the development of our organisational strategy and business plan.
This exciting role will be ideal for a university student with a strong interest in social or public policy, research and especially anyone interested in improving the lives of women living in London.
We are looking for someone able to commit 3-4 days per week for up to 8 weeks during the summer (July/August). We can be flexible with the days and the hours.
Our core volunteering hours are Monday to Friday 9.30-4.30pm.
Closing date: 12:00pm, Friday 8th June 2018
Interview Date: To be confirmed, but most likely to be on the week starting on 18th June 2018
Benefits of doing your Internship with Us
This is a great opportunity to gain hands on experience in Social and Public Policy research with emphasis on Gender Equality.
Some additional benefits are:
We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and sections of the community and we particularly encourage applications from mature students, ex-offenders and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as they are currently under-represented in our Volunteering Programme.
Role Experience, Knowledge and Skills Profile
· Computer literate and confident in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook )
· Experience in data gathering and analysis
· Studies in a relevant subject area (e.g. Social Research, Politics, Social Policy, Business, Gender studies, etc.) (Desirable)
· Organisational and planning skills,
· Ability to multitask and manage tight deadlines effectively
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Strong report writing and presentation skills
· Methodical approach with both, a keen eye for detail and the capacity to see the big picture
· Ability to present and explain data in a visual and intuitive way
Personal Style and Behaviour
· Ability to work on own initiative
· Good interpersonal skills
· Can-do approach
· Commitment to quality, customer service, best practice and best value in all aspects of the Association’s operations
· Personal commitment to the corporate values, vision and objectives of Housing for Women’s culture of continuous service improvement
· Evidenced commitment to equality and diversity
For more information please contact Maria Galan – Volunteer Co-ordinator
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 020 3794 4798 Mobile: 077 1146 9094