JobBridge Intern Opportunity at VC

Project Support Assistant International Development

Internship Contract


The intern will gain practical experience in an overseas development NGO and support a programme coordinator for its international projects. The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following; development and assessment of project grant proposals; monitoring and evaluation processes and procedures; progress reports from development workers in the field; results based management; child protection and policy reviews; training and development worker support as well as partner support. Depending on candidate the role could expand into recruitment and marketing areas. Develop and maintain relations with other key staff/ association members in the process. On completion the intern will have attained skills in a wide area relevant to the International Development sector.

Skills Requirements

Have solid verbal and written communications skills (excellent English with good attention to detail) Technical report writing skills a bonus. Knowledge of and interest in overseas development and social justice; enthusiasm and energy; ability to work on own initiative and team working skills.

Please Note: This is an Internship. An allowance of €50 per week will be paid in addition to your current Social Welfare payment. See eligibility criteria here.

Department: Programme Support International Development

Mentor: The Organisation will assign a mentor to support you during the Internship.

Duration: 39 week(s) / 9 month(s)

Days per week: To be Advised

Hours per week: 37

Start Date: TBC

Closing date: 11th March 2016

Education Requirements:  Third Level – Project management/community or international development or equivalent

How to Apply: Email cover letter along with CV to CEO

Viatores Christi, 8 New Cabra Road Phibsboro, Dublin 7

Ref. INTE-1016989