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Volunteer for Bristol Zero Tolerance!

We regularly offer volunteering opportunities and short-term internship positions.

Current research internship opportunities:

Bristol Zero Tolerance is recruiting for intern positions to work on a range of research and design projects. The roles are suitable for someone with a passion for women’s rights and addressing gender-based violence, and with an interest and some experience in research and/or design. The roles are for between one and two days per week from December 2017 to March 2018.

Main point of contact: Charlotte Gage, Partnerships Project Officer

Starting: December 2017

Estimated duration of role: Early March 2018

Estimated time to be volunteered: Up to 2 days per week (can be spread over different days, worked from home and outside of normal working hours if needed).

Hours: 10am-5pm but can be flexible if needed.

Projects covered by the roles:

  • To research local vets and design tailored leaflets to send to these businesses giving them information on gender-based violence and to involve them in the Bristol Zero Tolerance initiative


  • To research local hairdressers and develop a tailored approach to send to these businesses and involve them in the Bristol Zero Tolerance initiative


  • To complete pieces of design work for Bristol Zero Tolerance – infographics and images, updated documents etc. for a business audience


Skills and Qualifications:

Ideally the volunteers will have some of the following skills, but we are also open to applications from those committed to women’s rights and gender equality that are looking to gain experience:

  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Commitment to women’s rights and gender equality and addressing gender-based violence
  • Good writing skills
  • Design skills and access to design programmes
  • Good communication and administrative skills
  • Good time management
  • Ability to work independently
  • Computer literate
  • Previous research experience

How to apply:

Please send a CV and covering letter outlining your relevant experience and which project you would like to apply for to: with Bristol Zero Tolerance Research Internship in the subject line. There is no closing date for applications, the roles will be open until filled.

Please separately attach the Equality Monitoring Form.

Please note that we do not have the capacity to reply to candidates not shortlisted for interview.

Interviews will take place at Brunswick Court, Brunswick Square, BS2 8PE.


Work for Bristol Zero Tolerance!

There are currently no vacancies at Bristol Zero Tolerance or Bristol Women’s Voice but check back for future opportunities.


Support Bristol Zero Tolerance!

There are also a number of ways in which you can support the Bristol Zero Tolerance initiative as an individual or in your workplace:

  • Spread the word about the initiative and encourage your workplace or other organisations to sign up to the pledge and take action
  • Take on the role of gender-based violence champion in your workplace
  • Run a lunchtime workshop with your team or colleagues to raise awareness of gender-based violence and Bristol Zero Tolerance
  • Take part in scoping events with the general public
  • Fundraise for local services and Bristol Zero Tolerance
  • Provide pro bono support to local services in your area of expertise
  • Support our events and campaigns.

If you would like to find out more and get involved with Bristol Zero Tolerance, please get in touch.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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