Job Openings, Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

Peace and Justice Centre Administrator

Salary: £16,983 – £18,777 pro-rata
Salary info:  (£9.31 / hr) 12.5 hrs / wk flexible
Status: Part time
Closing: 14th March 2018
Location: Edinburgh

Role: Reliable Admin sought for small charity promoting peace, nonviolence, conflict resolution, human rights, alternatives to war and ecological responsibility. Membership support, newsletters, events, never a dull moment.

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Volunteers Needed Currently:

Photographer: Taking photos of our events for use on our promotional materials, in Peace & Justice News and on social media.

Videographer: Create videos of our events and campaign videos for use on our promotional materials, in Peace & Justice News and on social media.

Painting: We need someone to paint our logo on our A Board. Can you help?

Social Media: Posting events and other material about our activities on FB and Twitter.

Graphics Artist: To create graphic illustrations for Peace & Justice News and for events and campaigns publicity as needed.

Origami Cranes Project Co-Cordinators: The Cranes project aims to make origami peace cranes in memory of Hiroshima. We need an additional dedicated volunteer to work as part of a team doing outreach around Scotland, the UK and globally to get groups and individuals to run workshops in their areas and to commit to making and sending us a set number of peace cranes.

Countering Militarisation of Youth Project Coordinator: This project aims to raise awareness of the ways in which the military is making a concerted effort to create a positive image for itself and is actively working to increase the numbers of young recruits through schools visits. This person will work with a network of groups and individuals to organise events and activities in this area.

Posting Flyers: Occasionally, a couple of hours per month.

Cleaning 1 hour per week.

Contact us!
for more information or to help with these roles or other volunteering.

Coordinator Brian Larkin – coordinator[at]

Internships, volunteer and work placement opportunities

Internships, volunteer and work placement opportunities are geared to the strengths and interests of the individual and matched to the needs of the Centre.  Possible duties may include: researching and producing briefing papers; writing and editing Peace & Justice News and blog posts for our website; maintaining our community events calendar; organising events, workshops or exhibitions; project organising for programmes; networking with groups and individuals on a particular work stream. Day to day tasks may include: providing information to visitors; answering emails and responding to telephone inquiries; updating subscriber and membership lists; maintaining and developing information on campaigns and activities including our library of books, periodicals and films; researching and producing fact sheets; fundraising; committee work and campaigning.

The only requirement is a commitment to our values and a desire to work for peace and justice. Basic computer literacy is important for many jobs, though not all. A wide variety of skills are needed in carrying out our work. Maybe you can offer something creative like cartooning, singing, designing exhibitions, or writing poetry for our newsletter; maybe you can build shelves or fix the lights or coach Arabic; or maybe you’d prefer just to help keep the place clean and tidy.

INTERNSHIPS and Student Workplacements
The Centre offers internships and placements for students, and can guarantee an interesting placement with good opportunities to develop an understanding of peace and justice theory and practice. Interns are involved in campaigning and networking plus administration. We work interns  to identify a principle area of work or task that fits their interests and the needs of our programme. We cannot at present offer funding for interns.

If you are interested in becoming an intern or doing a work placement please contact us via email or phone for further information or send us a current cv and a cover letter expressing why you want to work with us.

If you’re interested in volunteering either come in to the centre for more information or fill out the below form and email it along with a current cv if you have one to contact[at] or hand it in with us.

Volunteer Application Form


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