Liberal Democrats

Volunteer Opportunities at Lib Dem HQ

The roles below are just some of the opportunities available at LDHQ. If you'd like to volunteer and join the fight to stop Brexit, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk, ideally with a CV, and we'll find a suitable role for you. 

 

VOLUNTEER ADMINISTRATORS

Duration: General Election, ideally 2 days a week or more

Location: Westminster

Description: We urgently need administrators to help us manage crucial aspects of our election campaign. This involves managing inboxes, responding to queries and processing surveys and donations from our membership.

This role is a perfect entry-level volunteer role, where you get to have an impact straight away and work with a large team of friendly volunteers and staff!

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Administrator" in the subject line and an outline of your availability. 

 

Social Media Volunteers

Duration: General Election

Location: Remote or Westminster

Description: We need volunteers to join our network and promote volunteering activity on social media. This includes Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels, helping us to build our audience and advertise the work we are doing. 

This role does not require any experience but a familiarity with social media would be advantageous and reliability is a must. If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with 'Social Media Volunteer' in the subject line and a brief outline of your experience. 

Volunteer Phone Bank Manager

We are in need of volunteers who are comfortable leading phone banks on weekday evenings to support our campaign activities.

You should be a confident Connect user, a practised phone canvasser and ideally, have experience in leading phone banks in the past, during

local, European or General Elections.

This is a chance to be a dynamic force in our campaigning activity and help with leading the teams that have helped us win big in recent elections.

If you are interested, please drop an email to volunteer@libdems.org.uk briefly outlining any relevant experience.

 

Volunteer Regional Connect Managers

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Ongoing

Based: Remotely, All Regions

Description: We are looking for people who are experienced in using our canvassing program, Connect, to help provide support to users in different regions. This would involve liaising with local parties, troubleshooting and answering questions from Connect users.

This is a very exciting time to volunteer for the party, and we are willing to work flexibly around your schedule as you help us at this crucial time in politics.

If you are interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk, outlining any relevant experience.

 

Volunteer Campaigns Administrator

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AE

Duration: 1 month or 1 week shifts

Start date: Rolling, commencing Thursday 19th September

This role involves important data entry and administration relating to the party's ongoing campaigning activities.

Reasonable familiarity with computers and basic Microsoft programs would be helpful. A familiarity with using Connect for data entry is desirable but not essential.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Campaigns Administrator" in the title.

 

Volunteer Compliance Administrator

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Ongoing

Location: LDHQ

Description: This is a crucial role for a volunteer, based in the Compliance team. The role involves processing redactions, filtering through subject access requests and assisting in the administration of data protection.

This role would suit anyone with legal experience or administration in a legal setting, and is an exciting chance to help the party at a crucial time in British politics.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with a CV and two references, ideally one of which should be from within the party.

 

Volunteer Inbox Administrator

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Ongoing

Start Date: ASAP

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London.

Description: This role involves monitoring the help@ inbox, updating the system database and responding to queries from Liberal Democrat members.

This would suit anyone with administrative and/or customer service experience with a reasonable familiarity with computers. Role specific training will be provided.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Inbox Administrator" in the subject line and a brief outline of your interests.

 

Volunteer Receptionist/Front of House

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London.

Start date: ASAP

Duration: Long Term, Ongoing, full time, part time or in shifts

This role involves:

  • meet & greet of visitors
  • looking after incoming and outgoing post
  • looking after the meeting rooms
  • ad hoc office operational tasks and projects

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Receptionist/Front of House" in the subject line with a brief outline of your interest in volunteering.

 

Volunteer Copywriters

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Flexible

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Remote or in LDHQ, London.

Description: This role involves copywriting and proof reading various forms of copy, including website, email and print.

This would suit anyone with a copywriting and creative background and ideally some digital skills. 

The role is highly flexible and can be done at home with just a few hours per week.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Copywriter” in the subject line and a brief outline of your experience or CV.

 

Tech Volunteers

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Flexible

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Remote or in LDHQ, London.

Description: We are looking for volunteers with experience working in tech to help on a variety of projects. We are looking for people with experience in product management, analytics, UX/UI, design and development. Experience with the party’s website platform (Nationbuilder) is a bonus.

The roles are highly flexible and can be done at home with just a few hours per week.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with “Tech Volunteer” in the subject line and a brief outline of your experience or CV.

 

Volunteer Event Coordinator

Duration: Short Term, Long Term, Flexible

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Remote.

Description: This role involves working with a team of volunteers and staff to set up and run a series of member-focused events around the country. Event management experience is not necessary - you just need to be highly organised, a team player and able to learn quickly. If you have experience with the party’s data systems (Connect) or websites (Nationbuilder) that would be a bonus.

The role is highly flexible and can be done at home with just a few hours per week.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Event Coordinator” in the subject line and a brief outline of your experience.

 

General Election Volunteers

The Liberal Democrats are preparing for a general election. If you want to play a valuable part in helping the Liberal Democrats win, apply to one of our volunteer positions today!

Volunteer Customer Service Assistant

Duration: General Election, full time

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London

Description: This role involves answering calls from members, supporters and members of the public, assisting with enquiries, monitoring the help@libdems.org.uk inbox and general customer service support.

This would suit anyone with customer service experience who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next month.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Customer Service Assistant in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience.

 

Volunteer Connect Specialist

Duration: General Election, full time

Location: Remotely based

Description: This role involves providing Connect support to members and campaigners, troubleshooting connect issues and answering queries via phone and email.

This would suit anyone with significant experience in using Connect and providing Connect support.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Connect Specialist in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience.

 

Volunteer Nationbuilder Specialist

Duration: General Election, full time

Location: Remotely based

Description: This role involves providing Nationbuilder support to members and campaigners, troubleshooting Nationbuilder issues and answering queries via phone and email.

This would suit anyone with experience using Nationbuilder and providing Nationbuilder support.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Nationbuilder Specialist in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience.

 

Volunteer Data Customer Support Assistant

Duration: General Election, full time

Location: Remotely based or at LDHQ, Westminster, London

Description: This role involves answering queries pertaining to data and insight in the party and providing remote support to members and supporters via phone and email.

This would suit anyone with significant experience with Connect and Excel and who has worked either voluntarily or professionally in a customer support role, who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next month.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Data Customer Support Assistant in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience and a CV.

 

Volunteer Call Service Operator for Parliamentary Candidates

Duration: General Election, full time and/or weekends

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London (please note, we cannot accept remote applications for this role.)

Description: This role involves fielding phone calls from Lib Dem candidates, answering queries and other front-line customer facing duties.

This would suit anyone with customer support experience who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next month. A good grasp of IT is important as the role is largely computer based.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Call Service Operator in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience and a CV. You should also outline your availability including whether you are able to do weekends and/or evenings.

 

Volunteer Candidates Assistant

Duration: General Election, full-time

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London. Please note: we cannot accept remote applications for this role.

Description: This role involves monitoring the candidates inbox, responding to queries and processing requests.

This would suit anyone with administrative experience who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next month.  A good grasp of IT is important as the role is largely computer based.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Candidates Assistant in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience and a CV.

 

Volunteer Receptionist/Front of House

Duration: General Election, full time or in shifts, including evenings and weekends

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London, Central London

Description: This role involves front of house duties, including registering guests, monitoring in/out activity, greeting members and supporters and other office-based administrative duties.

This would suit someone who is well presented, enjoys interacting with a variety of people and who is happy to get stuck in when it comes to keeping the office in shape. Experience is beneficial, but not a requirement. If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Receptionist in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience/interest.

 

Volunteer Copywriter

Duration: General Election, full time

Location: Remotely based

Description: This role involves writing copy for emails to members and supporters, aiding member communications and producing winning prose that will tell stories and communicate campaign messages.

This would suit anyone with professional copywriting experience who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next month.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Copywriter  in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience, a CV and a writing sample.

 

Volunteer Online Administrator

Duration: General Election, full time

Location: Remotely based

Description: This role involves managing the party’s presence on social media groups, helping promote the party’s activities online and liaising with party members remotely.

This would suit anyone with digital administrative experience who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next month.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Online Administrator in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience.

 

Volunteer Training Assistant

Duration: General Election, 2 days a week

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London

Description: This role would assist the training team, helping with administration, updating the training section of the website and helping to set up training webinars for the membership.

This would suit anyone with administrative experience who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next month.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Training Assistant in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience and a CV.

 

Volunteer Graphic Designer

Duration: General Election, 2/3 days a week, Short Term, Long Term

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London

Description: This role would involve aiding the digital team in producing artwork and graphics. short animations, videos and digital and media content for web.

This would suit anyone with significant graphic design and creative experience who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next few months.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Graphic Designer in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience and a CV.

 

Volunteer Animator

Duration: General Election, 2/3 days a week, Short Term, Long Term

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London

Description: This role would involve aiding the digital team in producing short animations, videos and digital and media content for web.

This would suit anyone with significant animation experience who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next few months.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Animator in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience and a CV.

 

Volunteer Elections Administrator

Duration: General Election, full time, including weekend work

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London

Description: This role involves managing correspondence and administration pertaining to electoral activity, committee minute-taking and other administrative duties.

This would suit anyone with administrative experience who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next month.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Elections Administrator in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience and a CV.

 

Volunteer Fundraiser

Duration: General Election, Short term, Long Term, Ongoing

Location: Remotely based, regional (London, South East, South West, North East, North West, Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber, East of England, Western Counties, Devon and Cornwall, England, Wales, Scotland)

Description: This role involves assisting in the raising of funds regionally to support the party’s electoral activities.

This would suit anyone with fundraising experience who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s movements over the next

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Fundraiser in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience and a CV.

 

Fundraising Events Volunteer

Location: LDHQ, Westminster.

Duration: General Election, full time or part time

Description: This role involves helping organise and set up fundraising events, including set up, operations and assisting in all aspects of event administration.

This would suit anyone with events experience who would like to play a part in the crucial and rewarding work we do at LDHQ.

If you're interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with "Volunteer Fundraising Events Assistant" in the subject line and a CV.

 

Volunteer Policy Assistant/s

Duration: General Election, full time, including regular evenings and weekends

Location: LDHQ, Westminster, London

Description: This role would assist the policy team, helping produce briefings for candidates and party figures and aiding with policy-related correspondence.

This would suit anyone with experience of working for an MP or Parliamentarian, with a good working knowledge of party policy and who would like to play a valuable part in the party’s efforts over the next month.

If you’re interested, please email volunteer@libdems.org.uk with Volunteer Policy Assistant in the subject line, along with a brief outline of your experience and a CV.

 

Volunteer Management Assistant

Duration: Ongoing, General Election, Short Term, Long Term – Full time, with some evening work

Location: LDHQ based

Description: This role involves assisting in all aspects of volunteer management at LDHQ, including monitoring the volunteer@ inbox, keeping a record of volunteer personnel and identifying and organising volunteer-oriented events and activities.

This would suit anyone who has strong people skills and administrative experience and who would like to play a crucial part in the party’s movements over the next month.


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