If you have at least a Bachelor’s degree and you want to give your contribution and support to low- and middle-income countries, fragile and post-conflict states, and emerging/growth economies, you are the right candidate! The NGO InterAction is looking for enthusiastic people to join their Humanitarian Practice and Policy Team as a Programme Associate.

 

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Organization: InterAction is the largest U.S. based coalition of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with nearly 190 members working around the world in low- and middle-income countries, fragile and post-conflict states, and emerging/growth economies. Member organizations are large and small, secular and faith-based, with a focus on people living in the world’s most poor and vulnerable places. The U.S. public, foundations, and governments support the work of our member NGOs that collectively invest and manage more than $15.4 billion a year. InterAction revenues come from dues, government grants, private foundation and corporate grants, and a growing fee-for-service program portfolio. Using its collective voice and convening power, InterAction seeks to shape important policy decisions and actions across a wide range of issues – including foreign assistance, humanitarian relief, development, economic equity, food security, and climate change – that advance human dignity, human potential, and self-determination.

 

Duty Station: Washington D.C., USA

Open To: graduates

 

Timeframe:  not specified

Deadline: open until positions are fulfilled; however, applications before 31st May 2019 are preferred.

 

Job description: The Associate’s main tasks will be:

  • Facilitate the work of InterAction Humanitarian Working Groups and lead on specific work streams and activities.
  • Ensure effective support to regular and ad-hoc thematic and context-specific working groups: organize annual work planning cycles and regular meetings; prepare materials such as policy and programmatic briefing documents, situation updates and formal correspondence in support of working group activities; craft agendas; arrange room space and refreshments, maintain participant lists, and track and disseminate action points.
  • Ensure the timely and efficient flow of information in support of InterAction members and working groups.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for Humanitarian Working group learning and engagement on humanitarian priorities.
  • Maintain the HPP components of InterAction’s websites, including selecting and posting documents, reports, press releases and other information of interest to InterAction membership and the general public.
  • Liaise with external counterparts in the US government, UN agencies and other NGO consortia regarding HPPT and its work, and to facilitate inter-agency liaison, coordination and collaboration.
  • Organize events, such as workshops, roundtable discussions, and other events and meetings in close collaboration with other HPP staff and members domestically and internationally.
  • Ensure timely support to InterAction NGO member staff, including responding to member inquiries regarding InterAction’s working groups, key issues and contexts of concern.
  • Assist and support all members of HPP Team, including the Vice President, on an as-needed basis.
  • Assist with grant submissions and reporting as required.
  • Maintain up-to-date HPP email lists for relevant thematic issues and countries. Write, edit, vet, and disseminate email communications for the lists from the HPPC email accounts.
  • Be an active member of InterAction’s HPP team and promote collaboration with other InterAction teams.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship on InterAction systems and procedures to new HPP staff.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Experience working as part of a team, and facilitating cross team collaboration
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Strong commitment to InterAction mission and values

Qualifications disered:

  • Graduate Degree in related field
  • Experience in organizing and supporting workshops and meetings
  • Experience and interest in coordinating stakeholders around common objectives
  • Previous experience with humanitarian response in disaster, armed conflict or refugee settings/ cross-cultural experience (work, study, travel) in developing countries
  • Experience and interest in advocacy and communications strategy development and implementation

Wage/Fees: not specified

Application process: You need to e-mail your resume, cover letter, salary expectations and writing sample to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with subject line containing title Program Associate-HPP . Position will remain open until filled, but applications received before 5/31/2019 are preferred.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation that they are legally eligible to work in the United States for an extended period. Due to the volume of applications, only finalists will be notified.

Useful links: Job offer

Organization page

Contact Information: 1400 16th St NW #210, Washington, DC 20036, USA

Tel: +1 202-667-8227

 

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The NGO Frontier offers an internship opportunity as project coordinator for its offices in London . Give a boost to your curriculum and add this amazing opportunity to your work experience. Check the qualifications and apply now!

 

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Organization: Established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO), Frontier has been an innovator in creating quality volunteer programmes across the globe. Frontier’s first projects started in Tanzania as a partnership with the WWF to create the world’s first successful multi-user marine park in a developing country, a marine park which volunteers still work in today and one that exemplifies Frontier’s aim of creating long lasting and sustainable results. Since then, Frontier has grown to operate over 400 capacity building conservation, community and adventure projects in over 60 countries spanning 5 continents. Over the past two and a half decades, Frontier has helped volunteers of more than 30 nationalities take part in projects all around the world, making Frontier a truly international organisation with a global impact

 

Duty Station:  London, United Kingdom

 

Open To: all people who answer the requirements and are at least educated to degree level

 

Timeframe: the contract duration will be of 6 months, minimum of 4 days a week, 10:00 – 17:30 with possibility of extension

 

Deadline: open

 

Job description: as an project coordinator intern the main job is to assist the Volunteer Co-ordinator and Partner Projects Manager with the following:

- to advise on international travel arrangements and other pre-departure queries for the volunteers

- to help co-ordinate the quarterly deployment of all volunteers and expedition equipment

- to manage the administration and sale of expedition kit for volunteers

- to assist with the quarterly briefing and training weekends, including the recruitment of exvolunteers and staff, production of briefing material, and organising the food, accommodation and briefing rooms

- to be responsible for the continual improvement of Frontier’s photographic library

- to provide information to country HQs overseas as and when necessary

- to develop the debriefing process for ex-volunteers

- to maintain databases for former volunteers, media contacts, production contacts, schools and universities, and counterpart organisations

- to arrange mailings to schools and universities, and respond to their queries

- to attend fairs and events, promoting Frontier to potential volunteers

- to ensure that listing information in relevant publications and websites is current

- to assist with advertising, press relations and website maintenance

- to develop and coordinate the recruitment sessions, including organising presentation material, recruiting staff to assist

- to send out information packs, answer general enquiries from prospective volunteers and monitor enquiry and application numbers

- to run the administrative side of the office, including ensuring sufficient stationery and information pack supplies

- to maintain health and safety standards

- any other task which the Managing Director requests

- to assist with volunteer recruitment by attending careers fairs and giving presentations as required by the Events and Outreach Coordinator

 

Qualifications: the required qualifications for the position as Project coordinator intern are:

- experience of office management and administration

- excellent written/oral communication and presentation skills

- negotiation and liaison skills

- administrative and time management skills

- excellent computer skills

- commitment to conservation

- flexible approach

- high attention to detail

- ability to motivate others and work as part of a team

- sense of humour

 

Wage: non – salaried position. Travel allowance available  

 

Application process: to apply for the position as for Project Coordinator intern it is necessary to send a copy of CV and a cover letter outlining motivations and experience for the role to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Useful links:

link to the offer

View Job Description PDF

About Frontier

 

Contact information: all contacts can be found following this link

 

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The Environmental Justice Foundation - EJF - has opportunities for people looking to acquire new skills or utilise their experience by volunteering. Do the right thing and apply now, participate to protect human rights and have environmental security

 

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Organization: The Environmental Justice Foundation - EJF - is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) founded in 2001 by Steve Trent and Juliette Williams that promotes the non-violent resolution of human rights abuses and related environmental issues in the Global South. It describes itself as "a UK-based non-profit organisation working internationally to protect the environment and human rights." EJF's core tenet, as set out in its Mission Statement asserts that the injustices suffered by people living in poor and disenfranchised communities are often closely related to the destruction, over-exploitation and other abuses of the local natural environment these people depend on. Much of the Environmental Justice Foundation's work involves training and equipping affected environmental justice communities in producer countries to investigate, record and expose abuses and then campaign effectively for an equitable resolution to the issues. Emphasis is placed on the power of film, both to record irrefutable evidence of environmental injustice and to create strong campaigning messages

 

Duty Station:  London, United Kingdom

 

Open To: everybody willing to help for a safe environment and sustain human rights

 

Timeframe: not mentioned

 

Deadline: open

 

Job description: the volunteers working with the Environmental Justice Foundation will work alongside a dedicated, ambitious team who will guide them and support them in their tasks. The EJF works on several campaigning areas:

- oceans

- illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

- pesticide use

- cotton production

- shrimp farming

- climate refugees

 

Qualifications: to become a volunteer with the EJF all that is needed is to be:

- ambitious

- dedicated

- dynamic

 

Wage:  EJF  offers travel and lunch expenses

 

Application process: to enquire about opportunities for volunteering with EJF send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Useful links:

EJF’s Jobs page

About EJF

Contacts' page

 

Contact information: all contacts can be found following this link

 

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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

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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