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 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.

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 the intern, you will heavily support our London team by assisting us with several tasks to help run our charity efficiently, learning about the image of the sex trade across London by working with support workers that provide insight on the prevalence of prostitution in different London boroughs, and analysing how we can extend our services across London.

This role is 3 or 4 days a week, consisting of 1-2 day in the London office and 2 or 3 days remote working. You will have the opportunity to visit the main office in Sussex as and when required, accompanied by the CEO and Executive Assistant.

Full training will be provided, so that you are familiar with the nature of what is involved in working alongside women involved in prostitution and equipped for different tasks to help reach and support them in a safe way. 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.

As an intern, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Assist with the day-to-day administrative running of Streetlight UK. Including Horsham, Crawley, and Gatwick teams to include but not limited to; providing follow-up calls to women, entering daily information into a required database, etc.
  • Process volunteering applications including DBS documentation.
  • Take responsibility for the oversight of office petty cash/expenses.
  • Update resources database – take stock of what resources are needed and when.
  • Assist with operating the Streetlight UK phone which includes; screening callers for support services, safety planning for potential police operations, and resources to individuals calling.
  • Populate Streetlight Mailchimp account with database details for news update to be circulated.
  • Write and submit a brief weekly report on tasks completed as part of the learning plan.
  • Regular updates to Streetlight UK project manager as requested.
  • Participates in team meetings, and any other meetings if appropriate and if student’s schedule permits.
  • Assists with the planning and implementation of Streetlight UK training or presentations to external agencies and to devise an evaluation form.

As the intern, you will heavily support our London team by assisting us with several tasks to help run our charity efficiently, learning about the image of the sex trade across London by working with support workers that provide insight on the prevalence of prostitution in different London boroughs, and analysing how we can extend our services across London.

This role is 3 or 4 days a week, consisting of 1-2 day in the London office and 2 or 3 days remote working. You will have the opportunity to visit the main office in Sussex as and when required, accompanied by the CEO and Executive Assistant.

Full training will be provided, so that you are familiar with the nature of what is involved in working alongside women involved in prostitution and equipped for different tasks to help reach and support them in a safe way. 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.

As an intern, you will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Assist with the day-to-day administrative running of Streetlight UK. Including Horsham, Crawley, and Gatwick teams to include but not limited to; providing follow-up calls to women, entering daily information into a required database, etc.
  • Process volunteering applications including DBS documentation.
  • Take responsibility for the oversight of office petty cash/expenses.
  • Update resources database – take stock of what resources are needed and when.
  • Assist with operating the Streetlight UK phone which includes; screening callers for support services, safety planning for potential police operations, and resources to individuals calling.
  • Populate Streetlight Mailchimp account with database details for news update to be circulated.
  • Write and submit a brief weekly report on tasks completed as part of the learning plan.
  • Regular updates to Streetlight UK project manager as requested.
  • Participates in team meetings, and any other meetings if appropriate and if student’s schedule permits.
  • Assists with the planning and implementation of Streetlight UK training or presentations to external agencies and to devise an evaluation form.

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 understand that working within the charity sector can be a challenge and things change all the time. 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 with strong decision-making skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Desire to contribute to social change through research.
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently.
  • Ability to retrieve information from relevant sources.

We understand that working within the charity sector can be a challenge and things change all the time. 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 with strong decision-making skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Desire to contribute to social change through research.
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently.
  • Ability to retrieve information from relevant sources.

    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.