Queen’s Park Community Council is looking for two energetic and enthusiastic summer interns to support our work over the Summer.

As a part of the QPCC team, we’ll support your skills development, explore your interests, and strengthen your knowledge and experience working with local authorities and communities. No formal qualifications are required, and experience working in the community or voluntary sector is desirable but not essential.

You will be supporting the delivery of:

  • QPCC’s Summer in Queen’s Park – a summer programme for local children and their families which includes activities such as cooking classes, archery, outdoor cinema, residential trips etc.
  • Queen’s Park Summer Festival – one of our annual festivals bringing together more than 2500 residents for a day of activities, live entertainment, food and much more!
  • The Big Garden Clean up – coordinating corporate volunteers to help older and disabled residents clean up and maintain their gardens
  • The Big Community Clean up – coordinating volunteers at a number of litter picking activities

You will also support with social media management, producing newsletters and e-bulletins, office administration and council meeting.

If you are comfortable taking lead, can work proactively in a team and have excellent communication skills, this is the perfect summer opportunity for you. There’s also the opportunity to take on a full-time permanent role as the Community Development Officer after Summer!


Starting date: 1st July (or earlier, if possible)

Renumeration: £12ph (min 20 hours per week)

Working days: Flexible and may include some weekends and evenings, for which time off in lieu (TOIL) will be given. Activities will demand a physical presence,.

Expenses: paid according to expenses policy

Applications: please send your CV and a cover letter to Shuwanna,

Deadline: Friday June 30th, 5pm.


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