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Job Opening

Peace & Justice Centre Administrator P/T

The Edinburgh Peace and Justice Centre invites applications for the post of part time Administrator, 15-16 hours per week negotiable.

Job Description

Job title:               Peace & Justice Centre Administrator P/T

Location:             Edinburgh Peace & Justice Centre

Reporting to:       Peace and Justice Centre Coordinator

Salary:                 £18,940 to £21,220 / year pro rata (£10.38 / hour)

Job Purpose

To provide support and assistance to the Coordinator – ensuring all the day-to-day aspects of running the volunteer-run Centre work smoothly – from membership records to event management to recording financial transactions of the charity.

For the full Job Description please see here.  To download the application go here.

Please also complete an Equality and Diversity Form with no personal identifier.  This will be separated from application on receipt & filed separately for E&D monitoring purposes.

Applications should be emailed to Coordinator@peaceandjustice.org.uk.

Application deadline 12noon Easter Monday 17 April 2017.  Shortlisted candidates will be approached on Monday or Tuesday for interview on Thursday 20 April.

 

Internships, volunteer and work placement opportunities

Internships, volunteer and work placement plans are geared to the strengths and interests of the individual and matched to the needs of the Centre.  Possible duties may include: writing and editing the newsletter, website and calendar; networking with groups and individuals; 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.

VOLUNTEERS
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.

Volunteers Needed Currently:

Maintaining our Website: We need someone to update and maintain our website. We can train in the use of a WordPress website.

Painting. We need someone to repair and paint our A Board. Can you help?

Posting Flyers We need volunteers to distribute flyers around town for our events.

Contact our Coordinator Brian Larkin by emailing coordniator[at]peaceandjustice.org.uk for more information or to help with these roles or other volunteering.

INTERNS
The Centre offers internships, and can guarantee an interesting placement with good opportunities to develop an understanding of peace and justice theory and practice, but cannot at present offer funding. Interns are involved in campaigning and networking plus public office administration, along with a package of tasks drawn from the list you will find at the end of this page. We work to the strengths of our interns and volunteers, according to the expressed needs of the community of which we are part.

If you are interested in becoming an intern or doing a work placement please contact us via email or phone.

If you’re interested in volunteering either come in to the centre for more information or fill out the below form and email to contact[at]peaceandjustice.org.uk or hand it in with us.

Volunteer Application Form

 

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