3 Projects Assistant roles for award winning women's NGO at JAN Trust

Volunteering opportunities to help marginalised women, tackling sensitive issues such as FGM, forced marriage, hate crime and Islamophobia.

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Hours per week 10 hours
Location 8-10 Bedford Road WooD Green London N22 7AU Directions: The closest tube station to JAN Trust is Wood Green station (Picadilly Line). There are also two direct bus links to JAN Trust. Take either a W3 or 184. The nearest railway station to the venue is Alexandra Palace which is directly opposite to the venue.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, pro-active, honest and committed individual to join our small team in London as an intern. The role is for 6 months for 2-3 days. You must have a keen interest and experience in working with ethnic minority and Muslim women's empowerment and be passionate about our ethos and work.

The role will provide exposure and experience with a range of our services, i.e. forced marriage, FGM; integration; Hate crime and Islamophobia and Radicalisation.

Responsibilities include:
• Relationship building with key organisations
• Visiting schools, colleges, community organisations and Masjids on issues such as forced marriage, domestic violence and radicalisation
• Researching sensitive issues such as Islamophobia and radicalisation

• Assisting ethnic minority women in class particularly ICT classes
• Organising and attending events
• Fundraising assistance
• Managing social media

• Assist in report writing and monitoring
• Marketing
• Press Liaison

Other duties:
• Admin and PA support to the Director
• Undertaking outreach work
• To maintain all information in line with confidentiality and data protection policies

Person Specification
• A graduate with a keen interest in the charity sector and BAMER and Muslim women's empowerment
• Experience of liaising with BAME communities including the Muslim female community
• Knowledge of key issues including domestic violence, forced marriage, FGM, honour-based violence, hate crime, Islamophobia, radicalisation
• Experience of organising workshops

•Experience in assisting in workshops/classes for BAME women
• Strong organisational and interpersonal skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Strong research skills
• Solid communication skills – written and verbal
• Able to work independently and in a team
• The ability to work in a positive manner, under tight deadlines
• IT skills (word processing, databases, spread sheets and outlook)
• Knowledge of websites and social media
• Integrity and commitment is essential

Adhering to confidentiality at all times.

We will only get back to successful candidates re: next stage.

Expenses covering travel and lunch (2-3 days per week)

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Planning/Organising
  • Analytical/Research
About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: An interest in empowering marginalised women and young people. Strong verbal and written communications skills.

Desirable: Previous experience in a similar setting. Additional languages an asset.


This position has been withdrawn by the organisation.