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Communications Assistant (Volunteer)

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Conciliation Resources

Posted on: June 24, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description

Conciliation Resources is an independent organisation working with people in conflict to prevent violence and build peace. We support people at the heart of conflicts who are striving to find solutions. We work with them to deepen our collective understanding of the conflict, bring together divided communities and create opportunities for them to resolve their differences peacefully. In addition, we take what we learn to government decision-makers and others working to end conflict, to improve peacebuilding policies and practice worldwide.

Communications Assistant (Volunteer)

  • Voluntary position, based at our office in Tufnell Park
  • Part-time (2-4 days per week for a minimum of two months)
  • Travel (within London zones 1-6) and lunch expenses reimbursed
  • Closing date: 9am (UK time) Wednesday 9 July 2014
  • Interviews: week commencing 14 July 2014

Conciliation Resources is recruiting for a Communications Assistant (volunteer) with an interest in and basic understanding of different communications channels and activities, as well as an interest in international issues and working in a not-for-profit environment. In return we will provide experience of and insight into the world of international NGO communications.

The suitable applicant will be IT literate, confident in handling different digital files and be familiar with digital platforms such as Twitter and YouTube. With excellent verbal and written English skills, they will also have a strong visual eye, good attention to detail and strong organisational skills. Working well either alone or as part of a team, they will have experience of working with a diverse range of people.

Conciliation Resources values diversity and inclusion. We seek to ensure there is no discrimination in our recruitment or working practices on the grounds of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We take positive steps to support the involvement of staff, volunteers and trustees from groups that are or have been disadvantaged through discrimination. We encourage applications from candidates from underrepresented groups.

How to apply

To apply please go to


Burghley Yard, 106 Burghley Road, London, United Kingdom


Extra details
Stipend provided
Owner's areas of focus

Time Commitment

3 months or longer
Time commitment
A lot (10+ hours/week)
Days of week
Flexible schedule