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Volunteer Researcher



Posted over 30 days ago...

QuilomboUK is looking for Researcher, who would love to join a growing organisation. We works with the objective to promote different arts, sports & cultures to encourage an intercultural understanding between different communities.


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Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6LX

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Main Responsibilities

Since its creation, Quilombo UK has collected a great amount of information, evidence and items through projects, fundraisers, events etc. We are looking for a volunteer to find published materials related to Quilombo’s key objectives, especially cultural and racial diversity, and stereotypes in UK communities. The materials include all types of evidence, articles, journals, newspaper columns, local and global news stories.  The researcher will help to collect information that can be used as an evidence base to help inform future activities, and also in exhibitions, workshops, and community events.  We are looking for a self-starter who can source, collect, and share relevant materials independently. You will also be working closely with our volunteers in relevant areas such as Marketing and PR. Provide written reports as and when required. To undertake additional duties as required for the role.

General tasks 

Contribute to staff meetings and other internal meetings with views and suggestions etc.

What are we looking for?

You will need to have good written skills and be able to explain concepts and projects concisely and accurately;  You will be self-starting and willing to research the various projects that we have carried out and catalogue all the evidence collected You will need to have good communication and team-working skills as you will be working closely with Marketing & PR and other volunteers Committed to working with the community with a passion for helping others less fortunate Be computer literate - a good understanding of Microsoft Word is essential and Excel skills are beneficial although support from other volunteers will be provided if necessary To show professionalism at all levels and in all environments  Be a strong team player

What difference will you make?

This role offers a great opportunity for the right person who is looking to; gain experience in the Third Sector; develop their skills and management experience; or just simply 'give something back to their community'.  The role provides you flexibility and autonomy at work. Where necessary specific training will also be provided to help you develop and grow your skill set.


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