Deadline: December 8, 2015
Are you trying to break into the social innovation sector? Ashoka UK is recruiting! There are several project based volunteer openings. The roles range between part and full time (flexible and negotiable) with travel and lunch expenses paid in compensation.
Ashoka is on an audacious mission – to create a world where everyone is a changemaker i.e. a world where everyone has the agency and skills to make a positive change in their families or communities. . It is only in such a world where the solutions will outrun our social problems. With its global network of over 3000 leading social entrepreneurs (Ashoka Fellows), 10,000 youth ventures, 180+ changemaker schools, and 30+ changemaker campuses – as well as a community of 20,000+ innovators on Changemakers.com – Ashoka empowers young people with the skills to create and drive solutions for the good of all, and helps build and evolve enabling environments – schools, universities and organizations – to help them thrive in a world of constant change.
Please note that you must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for any paid or unpaid position at Ashoka UK
Here’s a list of the openings:
- Operations Volunteer
Do details make your world go round? Ashoka needs an organiser, a co-ordinator, someone who finds pleasure in creating order. The role would involve supporting and managing the systems and processes that keep the Ashoka UK team running happily. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
- Global Competitions Volunteer
Ashoka is looking for a volunteer to support upcoming global partner engagements. Candidate must highly motivated, tech-savvy, socially-minded individual to help with the smooth running of upcoming global challenge prizes with two global corporations. Working collaboratively with technology, community engagement, operational support, media and social media this role will play a key role in supporting our upcoming partner engagements. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
- Communications Volunteer
Ashoka needs an entrepreneurial, bright and creative Communications Volunteer with a passion for social entrepreneurship and innovation, to provide core ongoing support to all aspects of Ashoka’s internal and external communications and events. Successful candidates will work on communications campaigns, help with marketing materials and events, as well as interacting with our international and UK fellows. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
- Education Volunteer
An Education volunteer will work on Ashoka’s Changemaker Schools programme – the search and selection of leading educational institutions which prioritize empathy and changemaking as student outcomes. The activities associated with this role involve carrying out careful research on nominated primary and secondary schools, research and outreach to education related media and events organisation. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
- Fellowship Volunteer
Do you get excited about social innovators? The Fellowship team at Ashoka UK are looking for a volunteer, work will focus upon supporting elected Fellows through networks, strategy, communications and events as well as measuring the impact of their work. Activities will involve relationship management, organising events and workshops, community building, and impact measurement. This is great opportunity to meet and support world leading social entrepreneurs who work in fields from education to human rights to conservation. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
- Venture Volunteer
Do you have an eye for the next big thing in social enterprise? Ashoka Venture team is recruiting a volunteer to assist with bringing together the UK’s most ambitious, effective changemakers. Ideal candidate must be someone who can support the search and selection of leading social entrepreneurs to the UK fellowship.The volunteer will investigate promising candidates, and make a strong, detailed case for the best candidates. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
- Partnerships and Business Development Volunteer
Ashoka UK are looking for a Partnerships & Business Development Volunteer with an interest in promoting the social entrepreneurship sector in the UK. Our ideal candidate should have an aptitude for research, making connections and thinking creatively about partnerships opportunities. From funding proposals, partnership pitches to mapping out networks, you will be involved in the various activities of the Partnership team. For more information click here and to apply now click here.
For more information, visit Ashoka Changemakers Recruitement