Summer Social Behavior Change Communication Intern at Save the Children
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Location: Washington, Washington DC
The Behavior Change and Community Health Team at Save the Children US seeks a summer intern to assist with the knowledge management and documentation needs for a variety of international projects.
As an intern or skilled volunteer, you will be given the opportunity to network with other Save the Children interns, volunteers and employees and participate in learning sessions about various topics spanning the breadth of Save the Children's work. Through this experience, you will gain a greater understanding about the international development community and how it intersects with the private sector. You will also gain transferable skills that are applicable to a variety of roles, particularly in the non-profit industry, marketing, sales, and client services.
- Assist with the Social and Behavior Change Communication/Community Capacity Strengthening (SBCC/CCS) Knowledge Management needs. This might include:
- Work with the team to develop creative briefs for development vignettes and videos on the CSS activities and programs
- Work with team to assess feedback on CAC and PDQ
- Help to update any of the 79 key Community Mobilization documents
- Assist with finalization of the SBCC framework and toolkit, and with the DGH Legacy document
- Help with the finalizing technical documents including SBC strategies, case studies, technical briefs
- Graduate level student
- Knowledge and/or experience in SBCC/CCS
- Organized and independent worker
- Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office.
- Eligible to work in the U.S.
To be classified as an intern: an individual must be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate academic program and able to receive some credit from his/her college or institution. This does NOT need to be academic credit (Minimum requirement is a letter of support and documentation is required only after an internship is offered.) An individual must be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate academic program and able to receive credit from his/her college or institution. (Minimum requirement is a letter of support and documentation is required only after an internship is offered.)
- An individual who is not enrolled as a student may apply for an internship, but will be classified as a skilled volunteer, not as an intern.
- Please attach resume and cover letter to your application.
Classification: Unpaid Intern or Skilled Volunteer Dates: January 30, 2018 to April 27, 2018 Part-time: 20 hours/week
Save the Children does NOT provide housing or transportation.
Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children Representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of Child Abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of Child Abuse. All Save the Children Representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.
Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world's most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.