Women's Project Assistant at Afghanistan and Central Asian Association

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

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Hours per week 14 hours
Location 169 Staines Road Hounslow London TW3 3LL
Description

The ACAA is 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 during the Women's Tea Corner on Saturdays.
• 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.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Planning/Organising
  • Leadership/Management
  • Analytical/Research

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

Training will be provided by the Women's Engagement Officer.

About you

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

Essential: A graduate with a keen interest in the charity sector and BAMER and Muslim women's empowerment

Desirable: Experience in assisting in workshops/classes for BAME women • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills

Interested?

Submit your info to this organisation today.

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