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Volunteer Festival Assistant
HOURS: Please see job description
SALARY: Unpaid (reimbursement for reasonable travel expenses to and from office location and for lunch)
LOCATION: London EC1R 0BJ
CLOSING DATE: 14 May 2012
Are you passionate about making a real difference?
As part of the global ActionAid family, we are helping to build a fair and just world where everyone can claim their rights. To achieve this we work with local people in more than 45 countries to fight hunger and disease, seek justice and education for women, hold companies and governments to account and help communities cope with emergencies.
In the UK our role is to raise funds to carry out programme work internationally and to motivate and engage our supporters, and the general public, to campaign for change. We are a value driven, forward thinking organisation, focused on achieving long-term change through supporting our partners on the ground to make a sustainable difference.
We are looking for a volunteer to help us deliver our youth team ‘bollocks to poverty’ festival presence.
The Volunteer Festival Assistant will support the Youth Events Officer with administrative and coordination tasks in the planning stages at the London ActionAid office and on-site during Beach Break Live, Reading, Underage festivals 2012.
This is a very important role that provides vital support for ActionAid’s Youth team during which is their busiest working period of the year.
We will help you gain new experience and opportunities to develop your knowledge of running events and working in a large international NGO.
CLOSING DATE: 14 May 2012
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ActionAid works with people to end poverty in over 45 countries. If you’re ambitious for growth, innovative with an attention to quality sustainable results we’d love you to join our team.
About your application:
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regret we will not be able to respond personally to applicants who are not short-listed. If you have not heard from us within two weeks from the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
ActionAid is an equal opportunities employer. We warmly welcome applications from all sections of the community and aim to promote diversity.
Recruitment consultancies / agencies should not approach ActionAid with regards to open vacancies. We regret that agency candidates will not be considered.
All interested applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.