Internships

March 1, 2017

A4ID Operations Internship

Application deadline: TBC

Time commitment: Up to five days per week

Usual hours: 10:00 – 17:00

Location: Old Street, London

Expenses: Up to £5 per day for lunch and travel

About the Role:

This role involves assisting with the delivery and development of the work of A4ID, a charity whose vision is to see the law and lawyers playing their full part in the eradication of poverty, including:

  • Assisting the COO with the co-ordination of office systems and processes;
  • Assisting with legal and compliance review of A4ID policies, procedures, and protocols;
  • Assisting with general internal legal advice as and when required;
  • Assisting with general charity and company operations;
  • Assisting with fundraising research, drafting, reviews, and applications;
  • Assisting Finance Officer with bookkeeping, invoices, and receipts;
  • Supporting the work of the Chief Operating Officer more generally.

To Apply:

Please complete an internship application form and confidential recruitment monitoring form and return both to info@a4id.org

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March 1, 2017

A4ID Training Internship

Application deadline: TBC

Time commitment: 1-2 days a week

Usual hours: 9:30 – 17:00 (flexible)

Location: Old Street, London

Expenses: Up to £5 per day for lunch and travel

About the Role:

This role involves assisting the A4ID Training department with scoping, research, planning and conducting various training courses and events on Law, Development, and Business & Human Rights. The position will work with the Head of Learning toward three key objectives:

  • Plan the content, logistics and budget for the annual Law and Development Training Programme 2016 / 2017, as well as promote the event among the legal profession in London
  • Plan the content, logistics and budget for expansion of training programmes and events into different thematic and geographic areas.
  • Plan, organise and promote training courses and events on Business & Human Rights and Development issues in the UK, India, and Kenya.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and CV and the confidential recruitment monitoring form to info@a4id.org

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March 1, 2017

A4ID Pro Bono Projects Internship

Application deadline: TBC

Time commitment: 3-5 days per week

Usual hours: 9.30 – 17.30

Location: Old Street, London

Expenses: Up to £5 per day for lunch and travel

About the Role:

This role involves assisting with the delivery and development of A4ID’s broker service which matches requests for legal advice from development organisations with lawyers able to provide free (pro bono) assistance. The primary tasks for pro bono projects interns are to:

  • Conduct phone interviews with development organisations regarding the quality and impact of the legal advice they received, and
  • Prepare written reports for A4ID legal partners.

Other tasks may include:

  • Assisting with the administration of the broker service including inputting and analysing project data, preparing letters and communicating with partners,
  • Carrying out research into the legal and development sectors
  • Writing articles and news stories for A4ID’s or other organisations’ websites and publications,
  • Communications tasks such as formatting documents for publication, preparing social media content,
  • Attending meetings and events with A4ID staff.

Apply: To apply, please complete an internship application form and confidential recruitment monitoring form and return both to info@a4id.org

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Recruitment Monitoring Form

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March 1, 2017

AdvocAid

Executive Director

Closing Date: Midnight (GMT) on Sunday 19th March 2017

Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone (with some travel within the country)

Duration of the role: One-year fixed term contract, with the possibility of extension based on performance and the securing of ongoing funding.

AdvocAid is seeking a full time Executive Director to lead its vital and challenging work in Sierra Leone. This is a great opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of women and girls through the provision of holistic access to justice services.

Responsibilities:

The Executive Director will lead and oversee all aspects of AdvocAid’s work in Sierra Leone. Key areas of responsibility include the day-to-day management of the organisation and the team, leading fundraising and the successful implementation of donor funded projects, supporting and developing AdvocAid’s legal, research, advocacy and campaign work and being the voice and heart of AdvocAid both in Sierra Leone and internationally.

Information on how to apply:

Please submit your CV (no more than two pages) and a covering letter detailing why you are interested in the role and how you meet the person specification (no more than one page).

Send your application to advocaid@gmail.com addressed to the Chair of the AdvocAid Board and please give your email the subject line “Your Name – Executive Director Application”. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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