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We are a Second Chance Charter employer, committed to ensuring that people with convictions can access employment.

Communications Volunteer

We are looking for a highly motivated volunteer to support our communications and engagement work. This is a great opportunity to experience being part of a small but busy charity working to make the criminal justice system fair and effective for all.

This is an unpaid position however, we will provide a stipend for travel and lunch expenses.  We operate with a hybrid approach, so volunteers can work remotely from home, with the option of coming into the CJA office (SW9).

We’re looking for someone who can commit to 2-5 days a week, for a minimum period of 3 months.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. To apply, please send your CV and a short cover letter outlining your availability and interest in the role to with the subject line ‘Communications Volunteer’. 


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‘The CJA is an incredible organisation making real change in the criminal justice sector, championing and elevating hidden and marginalised voices. We are in an exciting time of growth and development, heading in a new strategic trajectory as we start further ambitious, but much needed, work with our 200+ members, focusing on systemic change, constructive criminal justice journalism, race equality and lived experience leadership and informed decision-making. We are excited to bring on board new expertise and fresh perspectives, as we work together, with a brilliant and inspiring CJA staff team, to achieve sustainable, systemic change, through the collective power of our membership network.’

CJ Burge, Vice-Chair