Become an Intern in Asylum Support Appeals Project, London!

Deadline: 10 February 2014
Open to: excellent English speakers with experience in administration and a commitment to defending the rights of asylum seekers
Remuneration: £8.55 per hour


Asylum Support Appeals Project (ASAP) are recruiting a paid Office Intern. ASAP is a small and dynamic organisation with a considerable reputation in the asylum sector. The staff members and pro bono Duty Scheme Advocates have many years of experience in the sector and they  expect everyone to work to a very high professional standard in all areas of their work.

Tasks of the intern:
  • To provide support to ASAP Duty Scheme to ensure high quality service provision and that the needs of our beneficiaries are met by the Duty Scheme;
  • To provide administrative support to the Duty Scheme;
  • To contribute to the enhancement of the Duty Scheme including reviewing and feedback procedures;
  • To contribute to effective monitoring and reporting of the Duty Scheme;
  • To help promote the organisation.


  • Experience of administration and excellent organizational skills;
  • Demonstrable ability to carry out research and statistical analysis;
  • IT literacy and experience of using databases, Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer;
  • Experience of using social media e.g. Facebook, Twitter, WordPress;
  • Excellent spoken and written English;
  • Commitment to defending the rights of asylum seekers, in particular ending the destitution of asylum seekers;
  • Ability to commit to the agreed hours and provide reliable support;
  • Ability to work alone as well as part of a small team;
  • Ability to manage own workload and respond appropriately to competing demands;
  • Commitment to equal opportunities and anti-discriminatory practices.


The salary will be £8.55 per hour.

The working schedule is from 9 AM to 5 PM. The intern should work four or five days per week.


The deadline for applications is 9 am (London time) on Monday 10 February 2014 and interviews will be held on Thursday 13 February. Send your completed application form by email or by post. They do not accept CVs.

For more information, please visit the official website.

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