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Our general internship and volunteering opportunities are listed below. We recruit on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as you know you would like to work with us. Sadly, due to the large number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee to get back to you unless you are responding to a specific role advert. Specific roles are usually publicised externally, which is why you might not see it listed below. 

To apply for any internship role please complete this completed application form and return to olivia@wonderfoundation.org.uk unless the advert you have seen elsewhere says otherwise.

Internships 

Interns are invaluable to us, and we are able to achieve so much more thanks to their diligence, initiative and passion. Our internships are voluntary and most  of our interns work with us alongside their university studies or part-time work.  Working with our small team we do our best to make sure that every intern gains useful experience and has the chance to contribute significantly to our work, as well as the chance to meet others with similar interests and goals. We provide reasonable travel (within London) and lunch expenses. 

Volunteering 

If you’re interested in one-off volunteering at one of our events, helping us fundraise in your free time, then please send this completed form to contact@wonderfoundation.org.uk.

Current opportunities

Fundraising and Events Internship

Apply by: Monday, June 3, 2019   Start date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

We are looking for a pro-active and engaging intern with a real passion for our cause.

You will be working closely with our fundraising team to assist them on their daily tasks. 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 project and event management and is a self-starter with creativity and enthusiasm who can take a leadership role within the WONDER team with the development and delivery of fundraising and community engagement initiatives such as parties, coffee mornings, tea parties, sponsored events, etc. This is a hands on role involving diverse tasks and responsibilities.

Tasks include 

  • Developing fund-raising communications.
  • Conducting research on potential donors and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Approaching donors and key steak-holders.
  • Researching potential entertainment and suppliers for events.
  • Supporting coordination of major events.
  • Updating Wonder fundraising database.

Desirable attributes

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of the team
  • Proven ability to complete research tasks
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Experience in organizing events (preferable, not essential)
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

Volunteer days, hours and locations are flexible, but we are looking for at least one day a week's commitment, until the end of April (with options of continuing).

Application procedures : Please send a CV and this completed form to  engagement@wonderfoundation.org.uk .

Communications Internship

Apply by: Monday, June 3, 2019   Start date: Monday, June 3, 2019

We are looking for a proactive and organised intern to support the work of the Communications Manager. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who wants to gain experience in the non-profit sector in a communications team.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Communications Manager to assist in campaigns, research and social media.

  • Contribute your ideas for new content and campaigns.

  • Assist in maintaining the communications strategy.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working in a marketing / digital / communications role

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Exceptional organisation and prioritization skills, as well as great attention to detail

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Knowledge of the latest social media and digital marketing trends

  • An understanding of SEO, Google Analytics and Google AdWords

N.B. As we are a small office, candidates may also need to help with general tasks and
administration when necessary.

In terms of internship length and hours per week, we can be flexible for the right candidate but we are hoping for a weekly commitment of one day, ideally on Fridays as this is when we have most desk space.

We offer internships with the intention that both we and the young people who take up these opportunities gain. As a small organisation, we sadly cannot pay our interns, although we offer travel expenses within London. However, having done internships ourselves, we try to ensure that our interns have a meaningful and productive experience where they gain skills and experience. We also aim, when possible, to tailor their work to the areas that they wish to develop their skills in or use the talents that they have.

Application procedures: Please send a CV, this completed form and a sample of your writing to communications@wonderfoundation.org.uk.

    Graphic Design Internship

    Apply by: Monday, June 3, 2019   Start date: Monday, June 3, 2019

    We are looking for a proactive and creative individual to support the Communications Manager with the creation of visual content. The ideal candidate will have some previous graphic design experience.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with the Communications Manager to assist in all visuals, taking projects from initial concept to completion.

    • Contribute your ideas for imagery, layout of artwork and creative processes.

    • Assist in maintaining the creative strategy and the effective development of visual identity.

    Desirable Skills and Experience:

    • Previous Graphic Design experience

    • A keen eye for detail and what makes a powerful design

    • Good working knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop and other Adobe programs.

    • Video and photography skills

    • Proactive and able to show initiate/ideas to constantly improve.

    • A flexible working attitude, someone who is willing to go the extra mile to contribute to great teamwork.

    • Self-motivated and self-starter.

    N.B. As we are a small office, candidates may also need to help with general tasks and
    administration when necessary.
    In terms of internship length and hours per week, we can be flexible for the right candidate but we are hoping for a weekly commitment of one day, ideally on Fridays as this is when we have most desk space.
    We offer internships with the intention that both we and the young people who take up these opportunities gain. As a small organisation, we sadly cannot pay our interns, although we offer travel expenses within London. However, having done internships ourselves, we try to ensure that our interns have a meaningful and productive experience where they gain skills and experience. We also aim, when possible, to tailor their work to the areas that they wish to develop their skills in or use the talents that they have.

    Application procedures: Please send a CV, this completed form and your portfolio to communications@wonderfoundation.org.uk.