If you’re a passionate and proactive young social entrepreneur, community organiser, activist, volunteer and campaigner working towards attaining the Sustainable Development Goals – Global Changemakers wants you! Share your work by applying to the summit and have a chance to be selected as a Global Changemaker and attend the fully funded Global Youth Summit 2019.

 

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Organization: Global Changemakers is one of the world’s largest youth empowerment organisations headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and represented in over 180 countries - from refugee camps in Europe to sprawling cities in Asia, indigenous communities in South America, islands in the Pacific and beyond - by 1000 of our ‘Global Changemakers’. These changemakers are young people who work to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within their communities, countries, regions and across the world and whose work has benefited over 4 million people to date.

They empower youth to catalyse positive social change by providing them with skills, contacts, opportunities and a global network of like-minded people. The organization is pioneer in youth-led development as it strongly believes in the “power of YOUth!”

 

Duty Station: Zurich, Switzerland

 

Open To: Young Changemakers from all around the world

 

Timeframe: The summit will take place from 14 to 20 July 2019

 

Deadline: February 7, 2019

 

Job description: Each year, the organization invites 60 of the most inspiring, interesting, enthusiastic, determined, innovative young social entrepreneurs, community activists, volunteers and campaigners to join their network. The Global Youth Summit 2019 will be a life-changing week of learning, networking and fun alongside the world’s most inspiring young leaders.

Global Changemakers’ (GCM) objective is to empower youth to catalyse social change by providing them with skills, contacts, opportunities, and a world-wide community of like-minded people. To win the fully-funded Global Youth Summit 2019 apply to the summit and share your innovative work in the field of Sustainable Development Goals.

 

Qualifications: Changemakers who want to participate to Global Changemakers - Global Youth Summit 2019 in Zurich must be:

- Aged 18-23 at the time of the summit (those born between 14 July, 1995 and 20 July, 2001);

- Young people who are passionate about making the world a better place, have taken steps to realise this vision and plan to continue their work;

- Changemakers who are working towards attaining the SDGs across the globe.

 

Fees: The competition is fully-funded. If you are selected, your flight (from your country’s main airport), transport from Zurich to the summit, accommodation and food costs will be covered for the duration of the summit.

 

Application process: To apply to the Global Changemakers - Global Youth Summit 2019 click the “Apply now” button on the Global Youth Summit page.

 

Useful links:

Global Changemakers - Global Youth Summit 2019

 

Contact Information:

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Me to We is seeking a Manager Trip Quality and Program Development. As a natural leader, this role manages projects pertaining to International Service Learning Trips, supports with the training and evaluation of trip facilitators, and performs on-site quality control while reporting directly to the Director of Trip Quality and Program Development.  

 

For more opportunities go to: International Organizations

Organization: WE is a movement that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Their vision is to move the world from "me" to "us". Their mission is to enable all people to change the world, locally and globally, achieving transformative results for themselves and others. WE - Doing good, feasible. ME to WE is a social enterprise whose goal is to provide funding support to WE Charity, and provide voluntarism experience for the global north. In addition, some income-generating activities in developing communities have been implemented ie the sale of retail items such as clothing, jewellery, coffee, and chocolate. The enterprise was founded in 2008.

 

Duty Station: Toronto, Ontario

 

Open To: Candidate with minimum of 2 years of any combination of facilitation, teaching, curriculum writing, experiential education or program evaluation.

 

Timeframe: Not specified

 

Deadline: Not specified

 

Job description: The Manager, Trip Quality and Program Development will have the following responsibilities:

General Responsibilities:

- Maintain and improve the quality of Me to We Experiences as the organization scales and grows

- Motivate, educate and lead a team of highly motivated and high performing individuals

- Share vision, goals and drive activities to reach department and organizational goals

- Finding personal satisfaction in activities and responsibilities available in the job; enjoying the essence of training, quality and development, embracing and cultivating the Me to We culture

Program Evaluation:

- Works with the Quality and Development team to identify areas of growth within the youth and adult trips and occasionally Domestic Leadership programming experienced by participants and guests

- Evaluates training program and resources available to facilitation team based on feedback, observation, points of weakness and leverages experience in the field

- Focus on programs that organically lead to higher retention and referrals

- Communicates and works alongside the Director of Quality and Development to create comprehensive plans focused on improving the diversity and quality of the trips programs offered by Me to We

- Manages data sets, data collection and analysis of information collected (for example satisfaction scores)

- Visits Me to We trip destinations and Take Action Camp to evaluate the quality of the program (modules, cultural activities, volunteering, accommodations, food, transportation, safety, staff), the strength of the facilitation team (safety and overall attentiveness to the participant experience), provide support and coaching in real-time and reporting back to the Director of Quality and Development with any shortcomings

Project Management and Fulfilment:

- Managing multiple priorities within a high-intensity, fast-paced and high-stakes environment

- Manage the Logistics coordinator

- Host monthly meetings with each country team to deliver and receive feedback (and to brainstorm new initiatives forwarded by the Director for Q&D).  Host bi-weekly meetings during March, July, and August to the same effect

- Creating and executing a year-long plan for implementing programmatic and training improvements based on the results from program evaluation

- Working closely with the Engagement, Coordination, Leadership and in-country teams as well as the Corporate and Family team to foster growth and improvement in program and process

- Updating, improving and adapting existing program content and developing novel programmatic pieces to diversify Me to We’s offerings with a focus on retention of existing clients and increasing the breadth and depth of programming to gain new clients

Facilitator Training, Selection and Allocation:

- Continually evaluating and upgrading the training program to meet the needs of the on-theground delivery, including but not limited to: creation of resources, implementing feedback, online resources, developing a coaching program for staff, regional office training models, and ongoing PD

- Lead resource for developing and executing Adult Trip Training; building Facilitator profiles to aid in the allocating of Adult trips, providing (and gathering) feedback to constantly improve the process

- Working in concert with country teams to allocate trips well in advance; trouble shoot allocations when Facilitators need to be pulled from trips, and work across departments to ensure the most appropriate person is in the right place at the right time

- Coordinating and training trainers to share their expertise at training, support with evaluation and selection of facilitators

- Collaborate with the flights team for nearly all bookings to ensure that: routing, arrival times, safety of the group, price etc. are all considered

- Providing feedback and opportunities for growth to trip facilitation candidates and their direct reports both in writing and orally

- Regional Office Trips Training (for example; UK or Vancouver)

- Developing, editing,  and distributing Learning Management Systems (LMS) to compliment Trips Training

Inter-departmental Collaboration and Education;

- Working closely with all departments within the organization to ensure that trips’ key messaging is in alignment with on-the-ground deliverables

- Responsible for quality checking financial tracking: flights, expenses, training, and salaries forwarded by the coordinator (monthly and by quarter)

- Answering questions about our programming to internal and external stakeholders

- Educating staff on opportunities to facilitate, reasons why directors should put staff forward and maintaining a healthy perception of trips facilitation within the organization

- Leading management of all internal social media (Chatter) groups pertaining to Trips Facilitation and resources available

- Lead by example, by being available for We Days, CTL, Take-Action Camp, On Boarding etc.

- Development, editing, and ordering of Trip Journal as well as retention and referral products

- Liaise between Engagement Teams and Country Teams for new trip development (for example; Theme trips, University Trips etc.)



Qualifications: The candidate for the position of Manager, Trip Quality and Program Development must have the following requirements:

- Minimum of 2 years of any combination of facilitation, teaching, curriculum writing, experiential education or program evaluation

- Bachelor‘s degree or commensurate experience

- Minimum 2 years of management experience is preferred

- Friendly, outgoing self-starter with the ability to work with various personality types

- Ability to work and succeed with minimal direction

- Powerful work ethic, both as a team member, but also as a self-starter

- Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner at all levels; internal and external to the organization

- Positive, flexible individual with a “get-it-done” attitude

- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database management and online research

- Highly organized, strategic and resourceful

 

Wage/fees: The wage is expected but not specified

 

Application process: To submit your application for the position of Manager, Trip Quality and Program Development you need to click on the Apply to job link from the offer page and follow the necessary steps.

 

Useful links:

Manager, Trip Quality and Program Development

 

Contact Information:

1275, Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal,

5th floor,

Montreal, QC H3B 0G4 Canada

tel: 1-514-878-3733



edited by Amantia Bali

 

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WFWO (World for World Organization) - an NGO involved in the UN's decision process in the issues related to poverty, food supply and hunger, offers various internship opportunities available throughout the year for students who share the organization's mission and principles.

 

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Organization/Company: World For World Organization (WFWO) is a Non – Governmental Organization (NGO). Italian-based non-profit organization, operating in Italy and internationally, WFWO was launched on 16 October 2001, on the occasion of World Food Day, and established in 2002, and is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC – DESA – UN NGO Section at the United Nations – New York – USA). ECOSOC is the Principal Organ to Coordinate the Economic and Social Council work of the United Nations and the Specialized Agencies and International Institutions.

The WFWO has designated representatives for each main United Nations Headquarters where the major meetings are held: New York, Geneva and Vienna

 

Duty Station:  at Headquarter in Rome or in the field areas

 

Open To: students or recently graduated in disciplines considered relevant to the WFWO’s activities

 

Timeframe: The WFWO’s Executive Secretariat Internship Program is offered on a two-month basis three times a year: Mid-January to mid-March (Spring Session); Early June to early August (Summer Session); Mid-September to mid-November (Fall Session)

 

Deadline: open

 

Job description: The objectives of the Internship Program are to promote among the participants a better understanding of the United Nations and of the World For World Organization (WFWO). Internships provide Team section at Headquarters or in the field areas with the assistance of outstanding young students specializing in fields relevant to WFWO’s activities.

Internships with the WFWO provide an opportunity for selected undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students who are pursuing a course of study or work in fields related to the WFWO’s mandate and activities to:

- increase their understanding of relevant issues at the international level by involving them directly in the work and involved them in general activities of WFWO’s principles, programs and strategies and communications aspect;

- gain practical work experience related to their academic background or future work in the field related to WFWO’s mission.

Interns gain an understanding of how the WFWO operates and enhance their educational experience by working under the supervision of a senior team member.

The backgrounds of interns are matched with the needs of the WFWO. Interns provide the WFWO with the assistance of young talent for a limited period and offer the most recent thinking and research experience in their area of academic study.

 

Qualifications:

- Specialist Applicants can be upon to all nationalities

- Applicants must be currently enrolled in a university or graduate school and have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies

- Applicants should hold degrees in disciplines considered relevant to the WFWO’s activities, e.g. International Law, Economics, International Relations, Political Science and Social Sciences, Communications and Publication, Project Management, Evaluation Specialist, Environment Specialist, Post Conflict Specialist, Emergency Operations, Building Capacity-Training Specialist, Gender Quality Specialist, Health and Education Specialist

- Applicants should have a working (both oral and written) knowledge of at least one of the WFWO’s official languages (English, French, Spanish or Italian)

- Applicants should be able to adapt to an international, multicultural, multilingual environment

- Good communication skills

- Ability to work fairly independently or as part of a team

- Initiative and flexibility

- Any past work experience and knowledge of information system and website design or related work would be an advantage

- Close relatives of a serving WFWO are not eligible to apply

 

Wage: In WFWO field locations, the amount of the special fund to be cover to the interns will be established in line with other similar organisations engaging interns at local level and taking account of local circumstances  

 

Application process: The WFWO does not have specific vacancies for interns. There is no list of internship vacancies. Internships are awarded by WFWO by Team Section based on their needs and whether or not a candidate’s profile meets those needs.

Candidates are therefore advised to consult the WFWO’s website to familiarize themselves with the work of the various activities of the Team Section and to submit a CV and covering letter directly to WFWO’s Human Resources Team which interest them most. Should there be a need for an intern in that Team Section or area of activity, the candidate will be contacted directly.

For an internship in an WFWO, please send your Application Form directly by email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Further Information:

- The cost of travel, insurance and accommodation, as well as living expenses, are the responsibility of interns or their sponsoring institutions

- Interns are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and for obtaining the necessary passport and visa or other documents for entering Italy or any other duty station

- Interns are responsible for arranging their own accommodation

- WFWO does not accept responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship

- Interns are responsible for procuring and maintaining their own insurance coverage for illness and accidents while they are working at the WFWO and a copy of documentation attesting to such insurance coverage should be provided to WFWO administration by each intern on their first day of internship

 

Useful links:

WorldForWorld

Link to the offer

Application Form

 

Contact information:

WFWO has representative permanent at the main  United Nations headquarters , UN New York, Vienna , and Geneva Executive Secretariat & Operations Programs

World For World Organization (WFWO)

P.O. Box 15154

Via di Tor Pagnotta, Nr.4, Rome – 00143 (Italy)

Tel: +39 (06) 51530985

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GovRisk is looking to recruit two project development interns for its Latin America Division as part of its Remote Autumn Internship Scheme, running from August 20 until the end of December.

 

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Organization:

Since 2010 the International Governance and Risk Institute (GovRisk) has provided high quality consultancy and training programmes to public and private sector institutions from more than 30 countries.  They offer a wide variety of programmes covering specific topics within the broader fields of financial crime, corruption, risk management and governance. Consultancy work and training courses are designed to give participants highly practical and tailored guidance on how to incorporate international best practice techniques in their professional duties. Programmes are accompanied by a training toolkit to enable attendees to subsequently replicate the course within their own institutions. GovRisk additionally provides, from its UK-based secretariat, extensive post-programme support to public agencies seeking to monitor and evaluate project impact.

 

Duty station: remote

 

Timeframe: August 27 - December 21, 2017

 

Deadline: not specified

 

Open to: Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in politics/international relations/development/law or other relevant field

 

Description: GovRisk is a U.K-based anti-corruption and financial crime service provider, specialising in the delivery of highly targeted and expert led international training programs. We currently have an exciting portfolio of projects across Latin America. Internships at GovRisk offer the opportunity for individuals to further their career goals while helping GovRisk combat corruption and improve transparency worldwide. As many international relations/politics/law/security/governance graduates discover, salaried opportunities are limited, consequently competition for such positions is great. By gaining valid work experience with GovRisk graduates can increase their potential for employment considerably. GovRisk is looking to recruit two project development interns for its Latin America Division as part of its 2017 Remote Autumn Internship Scheme, running from August 20 until the end of December. Applicants should have a demonstrable background in international politics, law or security, determined research skills and a keen interest in gaining practical experience in project development with a particular emphasis on Latin America.

The successful candidates will help the team to implement existing projects as well as to develop and expand its work in the region. This internship therefore presents an ideal opportunity to develop an understanding and gain practical experience of best practice in project development. The successful candidates must be able to commit to at least three days per week and must have reliable internet access, as this is a remote internship programme.

MAIN FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

- Conduct country-specific research for anti-corruption and financial crime initiatives.

- Gather information, report back, and disseminate information on funding sources and procedures to GovRisk colleagues.

- Assist with narrative and financial proposal writing, and follow up on donor feedback.

- Work with Project Development Manager to prepare reports and other documents for donors, both narrative and financial.

- Work with Project Development Manager to prepare press releases for GovRisk programmes.

- Conduct monitoring and evaluation activities for ongoing programmes.

- Promote and maintain effective communication with line manager.

- Ensure that programme files (electronic copy), are maintained within an agreed system, to allow easy access by other staff.

- Attend staff meetings, and Board meetings if required.

- Carry out other tasks, which may reasonably be requested

 

Requirements:

Essential requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in politics/international relations/development/law or other relevant field.

- Knowledge and understanding of corruption issues.

- Specialist interest in the political, economic and security trends in Latin America.

- Ability to produce clear and concise analysis of such events.

- Excellent research, writing and editing skills.

- Excellent word processing, Word, and Internet skills.

- Initiative and a high degree of self-motivation.

- A positive problem-solving approach.

- Good organisational skills and the ability to juggle different demands and priorities.

- Ability to work to deadlines.

- Positive team-worker, supportive and helpful towards colleagues.

 

Desirable requirements:

- Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

- Experience of preparing UK FCO, DFID, EC, USAID, Big Lottery Fund funding proposals and reports.

- Experience of working independently at a distance from Head Quarters and projects.

- Fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese

 

Wage: non paid

 

Application process: To apply please send full CV together with covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state your availability in the coming months and stress any regional or topical expertise. You will then be tasked to assess your suitability for the scheme. Please use reference “Research Internship Application” in the subject heading. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Useful links: GovRisk

 

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