GENERAL INTERNSHIPS

As a charity, we rely on dynamic individuals to ensure that we can deliver our services effectively. We are looking for a students that finds working with like-minded people exciting, enjoys problem-solving, and wants to enhance their understanding and knowledge about women involved in prostitution. We are looking for enthusiastic students who are passionate about social change and want to use their skills to support a small but growing charity. Joining us as a general intern will give you the chance to be a part of a fantastic forward-thinking team in London and is a great opportunity to gain valuable in depth knowledge and experience of what it means to work in the charity sector. 

As a charity, we rely on dynamic individuals to ensure that we can deliver our services effectively. We are looking for a students that finds working with like-minded people exciting, enjoys problem-solving, and wants to enhance their understanding and knowledge about women involved in prostitution. We are looking for an enthusiastic student who is passionate about social change and wants to use their skills to support a small but growing charity. Joining us as a general intern will give you the chance to be a part of a fantastic forward-thinking team in London.

APPLICATIONS  FOR GENERAL INTERNSHIPS ARE NOW OPEN

SEE BELOW FOR FURTHER DETAILS AND INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Role Description

Role Description

As an intern, you will support our London team, learning about the prevalence of prostitution in different London and the South East.

This role is flexible but ideally is 3 or 4 days a week, consisting of 1-2 day in the London office and 2 or 3 days remote working. 

Full training will be provided and you will gain an in depth knowledge of how charities work, particularly regarding issues affecting women and sexual violence. You will also participate in team meetings, training, and fundraising and awareness events across our service.

Due to the nature of this role and the work we do as an organisation, this position is only open to female applicants under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

Some of the daily tasks you will be involved in:

  • Working closely with senior management in assisting with the day-to-day administrative support of the charity.
  • Supporting staff in the production of case studies and information for our monthly news update – using StreetlightUK bespoke systems for data entry. 
  • Work with staff to support our volunteer teams across London.
  • Support our Head of Training in monitoring and note taking for our perpetrator course and training courses with professionals.
  • Work with our Communications interns to populate and update our Mailchimp account with database details for news updates to be circulated monthly.
  • Participates in staff meetings, and any external partner meetings if appropriate.

As an intern, you will support our London team, learning about the prevalence of prostitution in different London and the South East.

This role is flexible but ideally is 3 or 4 days a week, consisting of 1-2 day in the London office and 2 or 3 days remote working. 

Full training will be provided and you will gain an in depth knowledge of how charities work, particularly regarding issues affecting women and sexual violence. You will also participate in team meetings, training, and fundraising and awareness events across our service.

Due to the nature of this role and the work we do as an organisation, this position is only open to female applicants under Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

Some of the daily tasks you will be involved in:

  • Working closely with senior management in assisting with the day-to-day administrative support of the charity.
  • Supporting staff in the production of case studies and information for our monthly news update – using StreetlightUK bespoke systems for data entry. 
  • Work with staff to support our volunteer teams across London.
  • Support our Head of Training in monitoring and note taking for our perpetrator course and training courses with professionals.
  • Work with our Communications interns to populate and update our Mailchimp account with database details for news updates to be circulated monthly.
  • Participates in staff meetings, and any external partner meetings if appropriate.

Experience

Experience

  • Experience of communicating and organising with a variety of staff (Desirable)
  • Experience of working in the UK charity sector (Desirable).
  • Experience gathering data and writing reports (Desirable).
  • Knowledge of key issues for those involved in prostitution and the sex trade (Desirable).
  • Experience of communicating and organising with a variety of staff (Desirable)
  • Experience of working in the UK charity sector (Desirable).
  • Experience gathering data and writing reports (Desirable).
  • Knowledge of key issues for those involved in prostitution and the sex trade (Desirable).

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • In the process of being educated to degree level or equivalent (Essential).
  • Industry specific training (Desirable).
  • In the process of being educated to degree level or equivalent (Essential).
  • Industry specific training (Desirable).

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

We are looking for flexible, adaptable and passionate interns who share the same enthusiasm to see sexual violence and exploitation end and want to use their research skills to achieve this.

We are particularly looking for those who show:

  • Good administrative and IT skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office packages: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, WordPress, and Outlook (Desirable).
  • Demonstrable ability to present data in a concise and coherent way.
  • Good personal organisational skills with the ability to prioritise, to work to, and to meet daily priorities and deadlines.
  • A passion for working alongside charities, whose purpose is to create societal change.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and work effectively across teams and with a variety of people both inside and outside the organisation.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, especially when discussing sensitive issues, where language and wording is important.
  • A fascination about exploring and learning about issues involving women.
  • Professional level of accuracy in all work with excellent attention to detail and excellent written skills in English.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving
  • Desire to contribute to social change through research.
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently.

We are looking for flexible, adaptable and passionate interns who share the same enthusiasm to see sexual violence and exploitation end and want to use their research skills to achieve this.

We are particularly looking for those who show:

  • Good administrative and IT skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office packages: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, WordPress, and Outlook (Desirable).
  • Demonstrable ability to present data in a concise and coherent way.
  • Good personal organisational skills with the ability to prioritise, to work to, and to meet daily priorities and deadlines.
  • A passion for working alongside charities, whose purpose is to create societal change.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and work effectively across teams and with a variety of people both inside and outside the organisation.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, especially when discussing sensitive issues, where language and wording is important.
  • A fascination about exploring and learning about issues involving women.
  • Professional level of accuracy in all work with excellent attention to detail and excellent written skills in English.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving
  • Desire to contribute to social change through research.
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently.

STREETLIGHT UK GENERAL INTERN APPLICATION FORM

To begin the application process, this form needs to be completed by you (the applicant) and sent to info@streetlight.uk.com.

Secondly, you will need to attach a CV and cover letter to the same email address. Once you have sent your application form we will email you, letting you know that we have successfully received your application and will consider you for the available role.

STREETLIGHT UK GENERAL INTERN APPLICATION FORM