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Whether you want to volunteer with us for an event or intern for a longer period of time, our available opportunities are listed below. If you have any questions, drop us an email at contact@wonderfoundation.org.uk

Current opportunities

Awareness and Education Project Intern 

Start date: Monday, September 4, 2017

This is a key role in our work to improve the lives of those in vulnerable communities around the world. You will proactively support Wonder in order to raise money for the ongoing support of our local partners and the education projects that they deliver to women and children living in poverty. We need someone who wants to gain experience of communications and project and event management and is a self-starter with creativity and enthusiasm.

Depending upon the skills and availabilities of applicants, this role will consist of all or a selection of the following:

  • the development of educational resources such as presentations, lesson plans, and worksheets to support the implementation of fundraising and awareness workshops within local schools.
  • assist in developing strategies to drive partnerships among schools and contribute to the set-up and execution of in-school workshops with students of all ages
  • lead presentations in elementary and secondary schools
  • maintain direct correspondence with the Director about educational projects and future objectives for the foundation’s involvement within partner schools.
  • develop materials for UK schools to raise awareness of social justice and women's issues such as FGM, trafficking etc

Commitment

In terms of internship length and hours per week we can be flexible for the right candidate. If you would prefer to apply for a part of this role as opposed to all of it, please indicated that in your application.

Candidate profile

  • Effective communicator

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Experience working with children and youth are an asset.

  • Self motivating and well-organised

To Apply

 

Apply here

Research and Influencing Internship 

Apply by: Sunday, August 20, 2017   Start date: Monday, August 21, 2017

Interns will be responsible for undertaking research, which could be primary or secondary, on topics relating to our work and/ or organising its dissemination, whether through media or through organising meetings with relevent influencers and decision makers, for example politicians and activists. 

Commitment

Provided you are dedicated and communicate clearly with your supervisor, this can be a flexible internship that fits around other commitments. 

Volunteer Profile

  • An enquiring mind

  • Excellent written English

  • Desire to work independently as well as the ability to collaborate with other interns/volunteer/staff

  • Good organisation skills and attention to detail

  • Useful but not essential - French or Spanish

To Apply

Apply here

Communications intern

Start date: Monday, September 11, 2017

A picture is worth a thousand words. The moving image, MILLIONS. Help us to spread the word about the amazing work that our projects do so that we can change the world through good design and creative media.

Commitment

Varying, depending upon the project.

Volunteer Profile

You will be enthusiastic, creative and have a can-do attitude. You will have past experience in making short film clips or graphic design. 

You will help us to improve the quality of the materials that we already produce and bring our work to new audiences, helping to change lives of vulnerable women and children. 

  1. Graphic to create attention-grabbing materials for both print and online media that raise the profile of our projects and beneficiaries, including infographics.
  2. Audiovisual to tell the stories from and about our projects and beneficiaries to a wider audience.

If you have skills across more than one area then even better! 

You will have:

  • Creativity
  • A keen awareness of the communicative needs of a diverse audience 
  • The ability to work independently as well as the ability to collaborate with other interns/volunteer/staff

To Apply

Send us some of your past work and apply below:  

Apply here

    Refugee Workshop Facilitator

    Apply by: Thursday, July 13, 2017   Start date: Friday, July 14, 2017

    A flexible role for someone with experience in working with young people, this role will see you going into school and youth clubs to support the delivery or workshops to help to build solidarity with refugees. 

    Commitment

    We have developed engaging workshops for young people but in order to deliver them we need people who can enthuse, encourage reflection and lead creative thought. This would be an occasional commitment with expenses paid and training would be given. 

    Volunteer Profile

    You will

    • Have experience working with teenagers

    • Be proactive and able to speak up

    • You will have an interest in the situation affecting refugees and be willing to learn more about it

    Wonder Foundation believes that every person has value and should be respected. You need to be able to facilitate workshops in a way which leads young people to the conclusion that refugees are people with equal rights to the young people in the room. 

    To Apply

    Apply here