Suzy Lamplugh Trust is the UK’s leading personal safety charity which was set up in 1986 following the disappearance of Suzy Lamplugh, a young estate agent, while she was at work. For over 30 years, the Trust has championed personal safety as a life skill and a public policy priority.

Our Policy and Development team needs a dynamic and efficient team-player for 2-3 days volunteering a week to support a number of projects including our campaign ‘Safe As Houses’ which aims to increase personal safety in the housing industry, new research focusing on safety and public transport, our ground-breaking work on reform of stalking legislation, a large stakeholder engagement project, and giving administrative support to the evaluation of our charitable projects.

We are looking for a confident, people person to join our team as a Policy and Projects Intern for 3 months. The role will include:

  • Supporting communications officer on a stakeholder engagement project
  • Monitoring Parliamentary activity surrounding stalking Protection Orders
  • Conducting in house research around personal safety and stalking
  • Communicating with people by phone and by email
  • Minute taking and attending meetings
  • Administrative support of the Policy and Development team

Full training will be given so previous experience in these areas is not mandatory.

Skills

  • Research skills
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage own work load
  • IT literate on a number of Microsoft packages

You should be:

  • able to commit to two days a week (around 14 hours) for at least 3 months.
  • committed to equal opportunities policies and practices

What will you gain from this experience?

  • An opportunity to learn and develop valuable transferable skills.
  • Gain experience in the charity sector.
  • Expenses will be reimbursed in line with Suzy Lamplugh Trust policy.

To apply:

Please submit a CV and one page covering letter to victoria.charleston@suzylamplugh.org

Successful applicants will be asked to complete a written task to be brought to interview.

Closing date: 2nd August 2017

Interviews: 3rd August 2017

Please note, we ask for a minimum commitment of 3 months volunteering with us.