Article 25 is a global reaching humanitarian architecture charity dedicated to building safe and dignified shelter as defined by the UN. We design and build homes, schools and hospitals in poverty stricken areas. Our impact is precise, our buildings sustainable and uniquely designed to meet the needs of the communities they serve. We are currently looking for an Operations Assistant to support our busy office.

This position calls for a dynamic, well organised volunteer who will help our small friendly team of staff and volunteers with our day-to-day operations, to help keep our charity running smoothly. The role includes working closely with our Managing Director, Director of Projects, and Finance & Office Manager to recruit volunteers, manage diaries and emails, maintain admin records, and help us with organising events and fundraising activities.

Skills and knowledge

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organisational and time management skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Personable and enthusiastic

  • Proactive

  • Sensitive and diplomatic

Candidate requirements

  • Good attention to detail

  • Problem solving capabilities

  • Ability to work to deadlines and on own initiative

  • High degree of computer literacy of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Interested in learning and developing new skills

  • Strong team player and collaborative working style

  • Previous experience in HR or an administrative role would be an advantage

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Article 25 has more than 85 projects in 34 countries, making us the most far reaching architectural NGO in the world. Our projects are delivered with in-country partners to ensure that local knowledge and relationships are maximised, and that projects are sustainable.

This position calls for someone with good drive and a flexible work ethic who is looking to get experience in general business management and the charity sector. It is a part-time position with flexible hours – ideal as a first step for a mum returning to work or a semi-retired person who wants to be part of dynamic fun working environment, or someone keen to make their first career step into the charity sector.


  • Deadline: Apply immediately for consideration

  • Terms: Volunteer position

  • Start date: ASAP

  • Duration: 6 months

  • Compensation: Volunteer position, stipend paid toward transport costs

  • Location: Our London offices

  • To apply: Submit a covering letter and CV to recruitment@article-25.org with ‘Operations Assistant’ in the subject line of the e-mail.