This is a 6-month voluntary internship within the Campaigns and Policy Division of Oxfam. The successful applicants will manage a workload including project development, project management and face-to-face support of young people learning and campaigning with Oxfam across London and the South East. Projects include World Shaper Schools, Lead Schools, Youth Action Groups, School Speakers, Send My Friend to School, school resources and requests from schools.
The successful applicants will contribute to increasing Oxfam's profile in the schools sector by developing and managing assigned projects and directly engaging young people in overcoming poverty and suffering
More information about our projects is at www.oxfam.org.uk/education
This role is in the Campaigns and Policy Division. The Oxfam London and the South East Campaigns Team focuses on influencing regional political structures, supporting regional activism and building strategic alliances. It does this by raising the profile and understanding of Oxfam's campaigns in the regional media, community activism, political lobbying, special events and work with schools and young people.
Oxfam's education and youth work aims to empower young people as active global citizens with the knowledge, skills and values to make a real difference in the world.
Work hours will be approximately 20 hours per week, Days and hours are flexible.
Some work outside office hours/at weekends will be required.
Some UK travel will be required. All relevant travel costs will be reimbursed.
Appointment to the role depends on a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check being completed by the successful applicants.