CORDAID Emergency Programs Technical Intern Jobs in Ethiopia

CORDAID Emergency Programs Technical Intern Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • CORDAID is a Dutch international non-governmental organization working to provide emergency aid and structural poverty eradication to those who need it the most.

  • CORDAID believes in a world without poverty and exclusion.

  • We strive for a just and sustainable society where every person counts.

  • Where poverty, conflict and exclusion tear up societies, we connect people and communities.

  • We also stand for professionalism, expertise and solidarity across borders, to make a difference where it is most needed.

  • Together with our partner organizations in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East we structurally improve the living conditions of the excluded populations - the bottom billion.

  • CORDAID has been in operation in Ethiopia since 2006 and has set up an Internship Program in 2019.

  • The primary objective of the Internship is to provide youth with education with work skills that enhance the Intern’s education with the aim of increased employability both within Cordaid or elsewhere.

  • The Interns obtain rigorous orientation in financial management, program cycle and program management and are given ample opportunities to participate in CORDAID activities, interact with staff in various departments, and hone their skills in operations and technical areas.

  • CORDAID is currently looking for an Emergency Programs Technical Intern.

    Purpose of this Position

  • The Emergency Programs Technical Intern will work with CORDAID technical staff to support programs that aim to provide emergency aid to those in need.

  • This ideal candidate will have some experience working with NGOs, preferably in the emergency sector.

  • Upon
    successful of the internship period, CORDAID Ethiopia intends to transition the Intern to a technical position within the Humanitarian Team.

    Specific Responsibilities and Duties of the intern include

  • Supporting the Head Programs in putting together concept notes, project brochures and documenting program successes;

  • Participating in relevant thematic cluster meetings, taking minutes, reporting the same to the supervisor;

  • Support the team in conducting need assessment in emergency settings putting together a response plan;

  • Actively participating in building the capacity of Cordaid partners in humanitarian sector activities;

  • Supporting the preparation of appeals, emergency response plans, and recovery related activities;

  • Preparing & disseminating sitreps, on social media/other means in case of acute emergency situations; and

  • Supporting administrative tasks including scheduling, organizing conferences, workshops and trainings.

    Job Requirements

  • Relevant university study, preferably social studies or related field;

  • Experience working in NGOs working in emergency and humanitarian programming is highly preferred;

  • Experience with putting together concept notes, proposals and reports writing highly preferred;

  • Experience in participating in high level meetings representing one’s organization highly preferred;

  • Experience contributing to capacity building initiatives of CBOs / NGOs preferred;

  • Experience with social media required;

  • Excellent English writing ability required;

  • Able to assure confidentiality;

  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people; and

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office package.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualifying applicants can submit their application letter and CV in English, with both phone and email contact details of at least 3 professional references, to the following email

  • Applications should include the reference Emergency Programs Technical Intern.

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