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Program Intern Job in Nairobi, Kenya – Emergency

Care International - Somalia / Somaliland
Position: Internship

 Emergency Program Intern 

 Nairobi, Kenya

Starting Date:
 3rd January 2017

 6 months
CARE International is an international humanitarian aid organization, fighting global poverty, with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring lasting change to their communities. 

As a non-religious and non-political organization, CARE works with communities to help overcome poverty by supporting development projects and providing emergency relief. 

We believe supporting women and girls is one of the most effective ways to create sustainable outcomes in poor communities. 

About the Role:
 CARE International in Somalia is providing the opportunity for internship at its Nairobi office. The intern will join the Humanitarian and Emergency Response team in Somalia / Somaliland. 

Under the supervision of the Senior Emergency Program Officer, the internship offers the opportunity to acquire direct exposure to the functionality of Humanitarian and emergency response as well as provide practical experience. 

The objective is to enhance the intern’s educational experience through practical work assignments and wallow the intern to gain insight into the work of CARE International in Somalia. 

The intern is expected to work in close collaboration with the emergency program team.

Key Responsibilities;
  • Work closely with Senior Emergency Program Officer based in Nairobi and participate in and contribute to the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of projects.
  • Follow up on procurement needs in Nairobi.
  • Ensure Filling and proper documentation is done for all the Emergency projects.
  • In close liaison with Senior Emergency Program Officer provide support to the field staff.
  • Assist in reviewing Program Progress Reports (monthly, quarterly and Annual reports)
  • Assist in maintaining a report calendar (monthly, quarterly and annual reporting) for all humanitarian and emergency projects in Somalia/Somaliland.
  • Write, edit, produce and disseminate program information, including reports, articles and other materials to Emergency team and other units in CARE Somalia.
  • Performing other duties as directed by the Emergency Director
  • University Degree 
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including research skills, proposal and report writing skill
  • Good computer skills in MS Word, Excel, SPSS, power point and relevant software packages
  • Experience of using online and offline resources for research purposes
  • Willingness to get involved with a wide variety of emergency projects
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
Preferred Skills
  • Experience of studying in the humanitarian sector
  • Experience of database management
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, resolve issues, operate independently and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with a diverse team to achieve the overall goal
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure
  • Willingness to travel to the field
How to Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CVs to by December 18, 2016. 

Please indicate the title of position applied for as the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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