3 Jun 2019

A4ID Learning and Development Volunteer

Application deadline: Monday 17th June 2019

Time commitment: 3 days per week

Expenses: £10 per day for lunch and travel

The Role:

This role involves assisting the A4ID Learning and Development team with scoping, research, planning and conducting various training courses and events on law, development, and business and human rights.

Application deadline: Monday 17th June 2019

Interview date: Monday 24th June 2019

Start: Wednesday 10th July 2019

End: January 2020

Expenses: £10 per day for lunch and travel

Time commitment: 2-3 days per week

Usual hours: 09:30 – 17:00 (flexible)

Location: The Green House, 244-254 Cambridge Heath Rd, London, E2 9DA

The Role:

This role involves assisting the A4ID Learning and Development team with scoping, research, planning and conducting various training courses and events on law, development, and business and human rights. The successful applicant will work with the Learning and Development Officer toward the following key objectives:

  • To successfully run the annual Law and Development Training Programme, including logistics, budget management, relations with speakers and students, monitoring and evaluation
  • To successfully organise other training courses and events on different themes related to law, development, international legal pro bono, rule of law, and business & human rights
  • To conduct research and policy work on law and sustainable development in partnership with legal and development partners, and to promote this work

The role will involve:

  • Coordinating and attending training days at universities and law firms and assisting with the smooth running of these events, including tasks and logistics
  • Carrying out other general research into the legal and development sectors (such as identifying experts and NGOs in specific development areas so as to involve them in our training programmes and events or conducting research into existing training programmes and events run by other providers)
  • Liaising with A4ID partners and planning sessions and events
  • Drafting correspondence to partners and promotion materials for our courses and events
  • Undertaking the monitoring and evaluation of training courses and events
  • Reviewing and/or drafting articles on topics related to law and development
  • Assisting the Learning and Development Officer/Manager as required with other related tasks

Applicants must have the following skills/qualifications:

Required

  • Commitment to making a contribution to the work of A4ID
  • Strong interest in training, events and the charity sector
  • Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and time management
  • Excellent English language skills, both spoken and written
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to assist communication with legal and development organisations
  • Competent IT skills including experience of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Desirable

  • Some level of legal background or training (LLB, GDL, LPC, LLM etc)
  • Some experience of designing, organising and promoting events
  • Some experience conducting online research
  • Some experience drafting articles, blog posts or communications material
  • Knowledge of international development
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with monitoring and evaluation tools
  • Experience of working in a professional legal and/or charitable organisation

To Apply:

Please fill out the Application Form no later than 6pm on Monday 17th June 2019

If you have any queries about the role, please email thomas.istasse@a4id.org

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