The Access to Justice Foundation (ATJF) works to improve access to justice for the most vulnerable in society. We are a fundraising and funding organisation for the access to justice and pro bono sector. We fundraise through unclaimed client accounts donations from law firms; pro bono costs; and fundraising events in England, Wales, and Scotland.

Following the Covid-19 pandemic, the Foundation in collaboration with five other social welfare funders established the Community Justice Fund, supported by the Ministry of Justice and the National Lottery, to provide vital funding to organisations providing specialist legal advice. The Fund provided £11,640,851 distributed to 177 organisations in 2020. Ensuring that these essential services were able to stay open and continue to support the most vulnerable of our society.

The successful candidate will be as committed to improving access to justice as our members. With previous experience in this area, you have excellent drafting and editing skills. You are a proactive individual who works well as part of a small team but can also work independently. We are looking for a commitment of 1-2 days per week for a minimum of 3 months from June through to August.

The role will be based remotely. With a focus on the following tasks:

 

Person Specification –

 

What we offer you –

 

Remote working requirements –

This role will require you to have access to a laptop or computer in a safe working environment, as well as a stable connection to the internet.

You will be remotely connected to your line manager and the Access to Justice Foundation as a whole.

The deadline for applications is 27th May 2021. To start your application, click here.