Street Child’s volunteer programmes are designed to give skilled volunteers the opportunity to provide support for development work overseas and make a lasting and meaningful difference to the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable children.  Candidates now!


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Organization: Street Child is a grassroots charity that helps children living in some of the toughest places in Africa and South Asia to go to school. They are dedicated to empowering vulnerable children through education and currently have a special focus on girls’ education and education in emergencies. Street Child prides itself on being willing to go to the world’s toughest places where others won’t, including remote, hard-to-reach areas and fragile, disaster-affected states. They began their work in 2008 in Sierra Leone and they now work in Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh.

 

Duty Station: different locations to choose from for volunteering:

- Sierra Leone;

- Uganda;

- Sri Lanka;

- Nepal;

 

Open To: all those from university students, recent graduates, career changers and Development professionals.

 

Timeframe: not specificated

 

Deadline: not specificated

 

Job description: The volunteers provide support to their teams on a needs basis, so they can make a long term and positive impact on their international projects. The Programmes Volunteer role is an opportunity for individuals to develop their career and pursue their interest in International Development. This placement involves working within an international organisation that is running large scale programmes across the globe. Successful applicants will work closely alongside their local partners and teams on the ground to support their in-country programmes.

 

Qualifications: the requirements to partecipate at this programme are:
- evidence of significant professional and/or educational experience with a relevant and transferable skill set;
- keen interest in understanding and contributing to the Development Sector;

- excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- professional and diligent in presentation and conduct;
- independent and capable of proactive work plan management with minimal support;

- flexible, adaptable and able to thrive in a startup environment;
- thoughtful, resourceful, reflective, and eager to learn;
- culturally responsive and respectful;

 

Wage/Fees: This is a self funded trip, which includes flights, visas, vaccinations, and any additional costs such as food and leisure time while in-country. To help keep you in-country costs low, Street Child have a fixed daily rate £7 in Sierra Leone & £10 in all the other countries which covers your airport transfer, accommodation and project-related travel.

 

Application process: The application process includes an application form and an interview with your volunteer coordinator → Apply Now

 

Useful links:

Volunteer Abroad

About Street Child

 

Contact Information:
206 Stewart's Road, London, England,
SW8 4UB,
United Kingdom

0207 614 76 96
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SDG Academy, the online training platform of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), offers 24 free online courses open to everyone, to raise awareness and train the global community for sustainable development. SDG Academy and the United Nations want to achieve their goals by 2030, sign up now and give your contribution!

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Organization: the SDG Academy is the online training platform of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations. They are a team of experts in international development, politics, pedagogy and content production, passionate about leading global education to sustainable development. The objectives of the sustainable development program are created in order to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including those related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, peace and justice. The objectives are interconnected and in order not to leave anyone behind, it is important that every goal is reached by 2030.

Duty Station: everywhere

 

Open To: the SDG Academy online courses are aimed at all those interested in sustainable development and the policies of the United Nations

Timeframe: SDG Academy online courses are always open, the new courses will start shortly

 

Deadline: open

 

Job description: the SDG Academy offers 24 free online courses, where the interested person can choose the area of interest regarding sustainable development. For each course the student will be assisted by one of the sustainable development experts who collaborate with SDG Academy and the United Nations. Each single will have its own duration and different materials and different objectives. In particular, issues are addressed regarding issues related to poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, peace and justice. To discover the courses, click here.

 

Qualifications: to register for the free online courses of the SDG Academy it is not necessary to have any specific requirement. The most important requirement to participate is the interest and sharing of the issues addressed, for a better world.

 

Wage/Fees: the online courses of SDG Academy are entirely free

 

Application process: to register for the online course you need to register on the site and apply online

 

Useful links:

Online Courses SDG Academy

About SDG Academy

Sustainable Development Goals

 

Contact Information:

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Are you a professional who wants to shape the world’s next economy? Would you like to create new products and services to boost the low carbon economy? Ready to step outside your comfort zone and look at things differently? Climate KIC invite aspiring pioneers and potential hosting organisations to apply to Climate-KIC’s professional mobility programme Pioneers into Practice.


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Organization: EIT Climate-KIC is a European knowledge and innovation community, working to accelerate the transition to zero-carbon economy. Pioneers into Practice is the European Climate-KIC program of professional mobility that aims to promote the development of new skills and the creation of innovative and effective projects in the fight against climate change. Every year a selected group of experts from the most diverse disciplines, is guided in a training course that aims to free creativity and new skills, to get to consolidate them in innovative projects. The ambitious goal of Pioneers into Practice is to support and nurture a new generation of low-carbon innovators capable of understanding and managing the transition to a low-carbon society.

 

Duty Station: fifteen European locations for the complete list check on website

 

Open To: all those students and degrees students

 

Timeframe: the Pioneers programme runs from May through to November and consists of a 4-6 week placement

 

Deadline: expires on 11 April 2019

 

Job description: the Pioneers program interweaves theory and practice, professional growth and teamwork, regional priorities and European perspectives. During the program, each pioneer receives training on the topics of Transition and System Thinking, new business models, adaptation and mitigation to climate change, work experience abroad (4-6 weeks) in an organization candidate, collaborates in exercises and group work, builds a network of professional relationships and knowledge. Pioneers into Practice is a unique opportunity for professional exchange and networking in a European network of experts and organizations in the public, private, research and non-profit sectors involved in the fight against climate change.

 

Qualifications: the requirements to participate to the Pioneers programme are:

- to live in one of the participating locations;
- to have a University degree related to the field of climate change and/or sustainability OR other equivalent degree in another field is desirable;
- to have at least 2 years of working/voluntary experience in a field related to climate change and/or sustainability;
- to be committed to help tackle climate change and to be part of a community of like minded professionals putting together influential and entrepreneurial climate change plans;
- to be able to complete all elements of the programme (eLearning, workshops, group project, placement);
- to possess advanced English language skills (at least B2 equivalent);
- not to have been a Pioneer in the last three years;

Wage/fees: not specificated

 

Application process: For the application to Pioneers programme is required to create a Climate-KIC passport to be able to submit your application. As part of the application process, you will be asked for the following information:

- contact information;
- education background;
- language skills;
- project experience;
- fields of interest;
- CV in Europass format;

REM:
- you will need to create a profile and sign in before you can complete the application form;
- you will need to complete your application in English;


Useful links:

Link Offert
About Pioneers Programme

 

Contact Information: For contact the Pioneers Programme, check in the contact list

 

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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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