3 Jun 2019

A4ID Pro Bono Projects 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 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.

Application deadline: Monday 17th June 2019

Interview date: Friday 21st June 2019

Start: Thursday 4th July 2019

End: January 2020

Expenses: £10 per day for lunch and travel

Time commitment: 3 days per week

Usual hours: 09:30 – 17:30 (flexible)

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

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 volunteers are to:

  • Conduct phone interviews with development organisations regarding the quality and impact of the legal advice they received
  • Prepare written reports for A4ID legal partners
  • Assist with the administration of the broker service including inputting and analysing project data, preparing letters and communicating with partners
  • Carry out research into the legal and development sectors
  • Write articles and news stories for A4ID’s or other organisations’ websites and publications
  • Format documents for publication and prepare social media content
  • Attend meetings and events with A4ID staff

Applicants must have the following skills/qualifications:

Required

  • Commitment to making a contribution to the work of A4ID
  • Strong interest in international development and the law
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent English language skills, both spoken and written
  • A warm, personable manner with confidence dealing with new people, particularly by phone
  • Competent IT skills, including experience of Word, Outlook and Excel

Desirable

  • Knowledge of international development
  • Experience of working in a professional legal and/or charitable organisation
  • Experience writing marketing materials
  • Experience using social media
  • Experience updating WordPress websites, using Salesforce or other databases
  • Fluent (written and spoken) second language, in particular French or Spanish

To Apply:

Please fill out the Application Form no later than 5pm on Monday 17th June 2019

If you have any queries about the role, please email luke.mcmichael@a4id.org

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