Help us build stronger communities by volunteering with our Community Involvement Unit.

The Community Involvement Unit (CIU) consists of a group of specialists whose aim is to: support, develop and sustain voluntary and community groups in the borough of Newham.

We offer services which keep these groups INFORMED, SUPPORTED, and CONNECTED.

The Role

We are looking for Self-starter graduates with high level of research skills.

CIU staff are looking for volunteers with skills in scientific based research methods, analysing reports and data, and the ability to analyse and update existing pieces of work.

We are looking for people who are interested in community development and in supporting us to produce a body of research, evidence and tools to support the vibrant voluntary sector in east London. The work you contribute will produce documents and directories ensuring that support services in Newham are able to support some of it's most vulnerable residents.

We’re looking for someone who will be able to work in a team and with other people. Experience working with Mailchimp and Excel/Access is desirable.


We will reimburse out-of-pocket expenses up to our current maximum.

If you’re interested in applying or to discuss research topics further please fill out this form and somebody from our team will be in touch with you shortly!