Rights of Women is a well established women’s organisation committed to informing, educating and empowering women on the law and their legal rights. Through our advice line services, publications, training courses and events and policy and campaigning work we aim to make the law accessible to all women and help them achieve justice and equality. Based in London our team includes 3 Legal Officers and nearly 40 volunteer solicitors and barristers delivering services to women throughout England and Wales.
We are looking for an office volunteer to support us with the administration and delivery of our vital legal advice and information services for women.
We are looking for a commitment of of 1 day per week on a Tuesday or Wednesday for a period of at least 3 months. The volunteer will be based at our office in London and will be a well motivated, organised and reliable woman with an understanding of and commitment to the work of Rights of Women. Computer literacy and good interpersonal skills are essential for this role, as is an ability to work as part of a small team.
Reasonable travel and subsistence expenses will be paid.
This is a unique opportunity to gain experience of working within a leading women’s legal organisation. There will be opportunities to learn more about the work of Rights of Women, attend training and other events and be involved in other aspects of our work.
How to apply
Please send a covering letter addressing the key qualities set out in the role description(*) together with a CV. Interviews will take place on 23 January 2014 and the role will commence shortly after if you are successful.
Closing date: 10 January 2014. Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are not able to contact you if you have not been shortlisted.
Applications can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
or posted to: Rights of Women, 52-54 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RT
For more information about Rights of Women please visit www.rightsofwomen.org.uk
(*) Download the role description from http://www.rightsofwomen.org.uk/pdfs/Jobs/Nov13/Office_Volunteer_role_description_November_2013.doc