Amnesty Speakers Programme Volunteer

Human Rights Action Centre, London EC2A 3EA
Hours per week
2-3 days per week worked during office hours (days to be agreed)
Salary details
Unpaid voluntary role- travel expenses and lunch only
Closing date
Monday 2 April 2018 at 12:00
Interview date
Wednesday 11 April 2018
Contact email

We are looking for someone with a strong interest in the education work of Amnesty International who is keen to gain experience in supporting volunteers.

About the role

The Human Rights Education Unit is part of the Community Organising, HRE and Events team, and provides a broad range of teaching and training materials, resources and training in a variety of formal and non-formal educational settings.

The Amnesty Speakers Programme supports over 120 volunteers to deliver inspiring talks and workshops, encouraging children and young people to become engaged with Amnesty campaigns and human rights issues.

We are looking for a volunteer to assist with administrative and communication tasks related to supporting a group of volunteers who are part of the Amnesty Speakers programme. 

This role provides the opportunity to volunteer for a leading international human rights organisation. This particular role will give you the experience in areas like relationship building, volunteer coordination, database skills and an understanding of the UK education sector, particularly related to human rights education.

About you

Your tasks would include responding to queries and enquiries relating to the Amnesty Speakers Programme, supporting Speakers in the planning of sessions, researching subject matter and assisting Speakers with administrative tasks relating to their involvement in the programme.

You should have a strong interest in the education work of Amnesty International and in providing office-based administrative and communications support. You should also have a high standard of written English, a good telephone manner and inter-personal skills, good accuracy and attention to detail.

We are looking for someone who is available for approximately 14 hours a week for a 3-6 month duration. Days of week and working hours are flexible and are to be agreed with the Education Officer.

Apply for this role

Please read the task form at the bottom of this page, and complete the application form below if interested.

Email completed application forms to before midday on 2 April 2018.

Interviews will take place on 11 April 2018.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Task form - Amnesty Speakers Programme Volunteer - March 2018.pdf
Application form.docx