Program Intern: Plan International

Published: 02 February 2018
Program Intern: Plan International
Deadline: 9 February 2018

Duration: 1 year
Location: Kwekwe

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children's rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. We support children's rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years. Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.

Job purpose
The Intern will be responsible for assisting community participation in programs and production of Building Relationships communications including the integration of programs and Building Relationship activities in the field.

Key responsibilities
Work with Plan International to enhance community capacities to attain improved health status; Participate in Plan International efforts to create and maintain effective child protection mechanisms at family and community levels; Learn about the Building Relationship arm of Plan International as an essential source of funding and project implementation platform; Contribute to Plan International's efforts of promoting increased access to quality basic education particularly for girls and marginalised children; Understand and contribute to Plan International's desire of building improved, resilient and sustainable livelihoods for the protection of children
Entry qualifications and experience
Studying towards a Degree in Social Work, Development Studies or related discipline from a recognized institute; Willingness to work with communities at grassroots level; Excellent communication and problem-solving skills; Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment; Good teamwork and interpersonal skills

To apply
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position to: – please make sure to put the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email.

Plan International takes very seriously the responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm or place at risk children and young people. In this regard, reference and background checks on applicants will be performed including police clearances on child related offences in conformity with our Safeguarding Policy.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Plan International does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. 

- Plan International


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