User Voice - Only Offenders Can Stop Re-Offending

NEW VACANCY: Development Intern (London)

Job title:         Development Intern
Location:        London
Salary:            Voluntary, although reasonable travel expenses are reimbursed

Our Mission: User Voice exists to reduce offending by presenting the voice of the most marginalised people in and around the criminal justice system to decision makers.

Why we’re effective: User Voice is an organisation led and delivered by ex-offenders, founded by Mark Johnson, award-winning social entrepreneur and author of his best selling memoir, Wasted. This gives us the unique ability to gain the trust of, access to, and insight from offenders within the criminal justice system.

Our impact: User Voice delivers a powerful rehabilitation experience for offenders, better criminal justice services and institutions, and policy change that will mainstream the inclusion of the user voice.

Person Specification
We require a forward thinking intern with strong research skills, a flair for writing and the ability to be proactive and work largely unsupervised. We are looking for a high caliber graduate, ideally in Politics or Criminology, with excellent IT skills and a genuine interest in criminal justice and social policy to help with the growth of this exciting and innovative organisation.

2 - 4 days a week for 8-12 weeks (flexible)

Key Responsibilities
·         Research background material for project and business development
·         Identify new funding opportunities
·         Assist with drafting funding applications
·         Collate and analyse data with some report writing
·         Some administrative duties

What this role can offer
·         Invaluable experience working within a criminal justice system based charity
·         A chance to develop existing skills and gain new ones
·         Work experience to add to your CV
·         Support from a motivated and enthusiastic team

Closing date: 19th September 2014, but note that we may appoint before the closing date.

Start date will be ASAP (flexible).

To apply: Please send a CV and a covering letter to Daniel Hutt at, putting Development Intern in the subject line.