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Policy & Advocacy Assistant (Voluntary Position)

Volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity posted by: War Child

Posted on: June 25, 2014

Volunteer Opportunity description

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War Child UK is looking for an exceptional intern to join our London head office.

The Policy and Advocacy Assistant will support the Policy and Advocacy Manager in their work towards advocating for the better protection of children affected by conflict, responding to ad hoc needs and supporting all areas of our policy, advocacy and campaigning work.

If you have excellent organisational, analytical, research and writing skills, a proactive and positive attitude and the ability to contribute effectively to help further the objectives of this small, dynamic charity – then we would like to hear from you.

Terms and conditions

  • Commitment: 6 months
  • Working hours: 3-5 days a week
  • Start date: Week commencing 11th August
  • Location: Linton House, Highgate Road, Kentish Town, NW5 1RT
  • Salary: Unpaid voluntary position lunch allowance of £5 per working day and travel costs (within Zone 1-6 in London) reimbursed

How to apply

· Please send your CV and a short covering letter (maximum 1000 words) outlining how you meet the person specification to Please ensure you entitle your email 'Policy and Advocacy Assistant Application'.

· For more information on War Child UK, please visit

· Application Deadline: Tuesday 8th July at 9am

· Interviews Held:End of July

· Start Date:Week commencing 11th August 2014


Linton House, 39-51 Highgate Road, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom

Time Commitment

3 months or longer
Time commitment
Full time (30-40 hours/week)
Times of day
Days of week
Flexible schedule
Start and end dates
Start date week commencing 11th August 2014