Stuart joined the Trust in 2015 having previously worked for 24 years in international development, most recently for Comic Relief. He previously lived in South Africa while working as Country Director for VSO.
Gillian works with the Trust's civil society partners in South Africa, and coordinates the Alumni Network. She has 20 years’ experience working on education and community development projects in South Africa and Lesotho. She holds a PhD in Adult Education from Wits.
Vicky manages the scholarships department, dealing with applications, selection and overseeing the different scholarships run by the Trust. Vicky worked in project management in Zambia and higher education in Uganda, before pursuing her MA in African Studies at SOAS.
Eva joined Canon Collins Trust in 2014, having previously worked in communications. She holds an MSc in International Relations from Kingston University.
Siobhan has been at the Trust since October 2015, having previously worked in policy and campaigns. She holds an MA in Human Rights from UCL.
Roger has twelve years’ experience of financial management in the charity sector, including five years with a national disability charity.
Scholarship & Communications Assistant (6 month paid internship)
Salary: £18,000 per annum (pro rata)
Closing Date: Monday, September 11th, 2017
Interviews: Interviews will take place during the week starting September 18th
The Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust (CCELAT) is a London-based charity investing in higher education and human rights in southern Africa. Our mission is to build a network of effective, active leaders and organisations across the region who use knowledge and activism to build a more open and just society. To do this, we fund higher education scholarships for those who are committed to social change, and we support organisations using the law to protect the rights of some of South Africa’s most vulnerable and marginalized people.
We are looking to appoint a Scholarships & Communications Assistant for a 6 month paid internship. The post holder will primarily provide administrative and event management support to the Scholarships Manager, helping to run our scholarship programmes in South Africa and the United Kingdom. S/he will also support the Fundraising and Communications Officer with donor relations, social media and website maintenance. Please read the job description for further details.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.