VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT    
We have a great team, all of whom are unpaid volunteers working really hard to push the campaign forward.  We are always looking to add to it by recruiting additional volunteers to help with important activity.   To us, your time is priceless. Whether you can volunteer for a few hours every so often or a regular weekly shift, you’ll play a crucial part in keeping your Campaign progressing.  Please take a look at the kind of roles we are looking to fill and if you have any relevant experience and time and are highly self-motivated to make significant contribution to see this campaign succeed then please let us know.  Clearly indicate the type of role you are interested in, the skills you have and the time available and also send your CV as an attachment by email to ​​​ waspi_campaign@outlook.com

Paralegals - We require additional volunteers to assist with case preparation for Parliamentary Ombudsman complaints.    As a Campaign we are committed to protecting 1950s born women’s rights and the post holder should have good communication skills in order to be able to work effectively with all types of people. The job is document intensive and it’s vital that candidates can classify, catalogue and organise everything we need and in specific required formats. Volunteers will be expected to have excellent analytical and organisational skills, be committed to teamwork, take a thorough approach to documenting their work, and have the ability to use their own initiative. This position would suit motivated individuals with intelligence and sound judgment.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a law firm or in-house legal department
  • Needs to be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours a week or 3 hours per day up to end April
  • Basic knowledge of public law and/or Maladministration case preparation
  • Strong computer and database skills (must be able to use and have access to such as scanners, Dropbox, e-filing, spreadsheets and databases)
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail
  • Ability to think flexibly and identify practical solutions to problems
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, as necessary
  • Able to work on own initiative, multi task and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills

If you are passionate and motivated about women’s rights and thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then this high profile Campaign offers a rewarding challenge.

Please let us know your background and experience and send your CV headed “Paralegal Volunteer” to:  waspi_campaign@outlook.com
 
Administrators - To add to the team of current volunteers and provide further help with general administrative duties including helping to collect, scan and collate Maladministration Complaints, setting up & maintaining databases, responding to membership enquiries and other admin processes.  Requiring minimum intermediate skill with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word and experience working with file sharing systems such as Business Dropbox.   Must have access to Microsoft applications and to scanner and scanning software.

Please let us know how much time you can commit and what you’ve done previously that’s relevant and send your CV headed “Administrator Volunteer” to:  waspi_campaign@outlook.com

Researcher in Fundraising - Seeking an experienced, resourceful and proactive researcher to join our Campaign Team. Working to identify, analyse and share insights, you will help to drive substantial income in order to meet the WASPI Campaign’s mission to fight the injustice done to women born in the 1950s . Experience using online research resources and other forms of information to produce clear documents to inform decision making in relation to fundraising and grant applications.

Fundraising Manager - Volunteers who are fundraising professionals with experience preferably with major donors, businesses, trusts and foundations.  Most important is your drive and energy which inspires others and gets results. If this is you, you’ll be as brilliant at strategy and planning as you are in developing creative proposals and building great relationships.

No dark corner for our fundraisers! Our ability to change the political landscape depends on our ability to raise funds.  We are putting fundraising and our wonderful donors right at the heart of the campaign.