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


edited by  Ludovica Mango


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