Yada Research and HR Volunteer
Yada aims to prevent the sexual exploitation of women and young people through:
- provision of support through our outreach service, across coastal West Sussex, to women in the sex industry;
- education, training and awareness raising workshops to community/voluntary sector organisations;
- partnership working to improve access to specialist services;
- developing services to include prevention of Child Sexual Exploitation.
The Esther Project is an outreach service to women in the sex industry across Worthing and coastal West Sussex. The project aims to increase safety, reduce isolation and improve emotional well-being amongst women in the sex industry.
Your role will be to support the Manager with research activities, in particular: current legislation, HR policies and procedures, Home Office Enquiries into Prostitution and the Law, statistics regarding ‘off-street’ sex work, Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) , grooming and other relevant information for future fundraising.
Our volunteer positions are open to WOMEN ONLY and subject to exemption from the Sex Discrimination Act Section 7 (e).
An understanding of the issue of sexual exploitation and commitment to further learning
- The ability to work independently without regular supervision and effectively prioritise work responding to changing external demands
- Able to work effectively as part of the volunteering team and with staff members
- Confident in using the internet to research
- Good organisation skills
- Proven IT skills such as Microsoft Office and email
- Enthusiasm and sympathy for the work of Yada
- Fluency in English (written and spoken).
As this role may require you handling sensitive information, you will be required to sign a confidentiality form.
Yada is committed to providing volunteers with training which will enhance and widen their skills, and which will benefit both the individuals and Yada. Training will be tailored according to the volunteer role.
Expenses - It may be possible for volunteers to claim expenses, related to their volunteering. This will be agreed in advance by the office manager and will be confirmed in writing.
This opportunity will offer flexible volunteering hours.
When do I need to be available?
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Where does this role take place?
We have a lift to our office space
- Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
- Health and Safety
- Insurance Cover for Volunteers
- Suitable for 13 - 16 years
- Suitable for 16 - 18 years
- Suitable for a group of volunteers
Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
- Support on Offer
- This role is adaptable for different abilities