Project Assistant Volunteer

London Sustainability Exchange

London

Volunteer • Part Time

www.lsx.org.uk J.Alexander@lsx.org.uk 02072349400 Jack Alexander

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Wednesday, 7th November 2018  


These volunteering opportunities provide general support to the Projects team for our project portfolio, supporting the delivery of a range of environmental and health and well-being behaviour change projects. Key elements of the roles will include project management support, monitoring and evaluation as well as supporting the delivery of our events programme and researching and writing resources for our website.

Though opportunities will not be limited just to these subjects – all Projects volunteering opportunities will provide general support to the Projects team.

Activities may include:

  • Assisting with project management, delivery and evaluation of change to sustainable lifestyles amongst diverse communities across London
  • Assisting with the development and dissemination of a combination of communication material and resources
  • Assisting with research into sustainability issues in London
  • Assisting in the development and delivery of project resources and activities
  • Assist with development and delivery of projects, including researching relevant resources and preparing materials for inclusion in fundraising bids and project reports.
  • Support delivery of LSx’s comprehensive events programme, including coordination, preparing materials and delivery on the day
  • Supporting local partner project management and evaluation, attending meetings and monitoring progress
  • Helping to conduct research and preparing written material which demonstrates a range of tools and techniques to encourage more environmentally sustainable behaviour for publication on the LSx website and other media.
  • Help to deliver LSx’s external core communications programme including bi-monthly bulletins and press work
  • Attending seminars and events and feeding back to team
  • Other activities may be reasonably required

Why volunteer with us?

What’s in it for you?

  • Learn more about regional sustainable development initiatives and activities
  • Experience sector specific work on environmental business support issues in London
  • Build contacts with our stakeholders and actors across the sustainability sector in London
  • Develop your research and resource material production skills
  • Gain vital experience of working in an office environment
  • Access to LSx resources and expertise
  • Support with CVs and applications for positions as you get ready to leave us

What’s in it for us

  • We really value our volunteers – and we get to stay in touch with these talented individuals when they go on to gain employment.
  • Support from volunteers helps us fulfil our programme objectives more effectively and efficiently

Who are you? Our volunteers tend to have:

  • Excellent organisational skills, able to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good ICT skills, with a confident approach (LSx uses MS Office, a web content management system, a contacts management database and email group software. You should either be proficient in these, or capable of becoming so)
  • Experience of web based information management and / or writing for the web
  • Able to follow instructions and be self-motivating
  • Able to be part of a team
  • An interest in, and commitment to, sustainable development and the mission of LSx is desirable

This role is offered for 3 days per week, for 12 weeks from your start date.

Application form

Equal opportunity Form

Please send completed application and equal opportunities forms with details of which days of the week and how long you are available to J.Alexander@lsx.org.uk. Please note we will not consider applications that do not include these forms.


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