We’re looking for a Programmes Intern to join a dynamic and expanding peace-building organisation that seeks to build effective and lasting community infrastructures to end violence and division.
Position: Programmes Intern
Location: Home-based with occasional travel
Hours: Part-time, 20 hours per week from January 2024
Salary: London living wage - £13.15 an hour / £23,933 per annum
Contract: Three-month contract with the possibility of extension
Closing date: 26th November 2023
This position is open until 26th November OR until a suitable candidate is identified, whichever comes first. Shortlisting will be ongoing.
About the role
Programme interns work directly with the Plan for Peace programmes team on all aspects of designing, implementing, and evaluating our vibrant community cohesion and peacebuilding programmes.
You will work closely with the Programme Manager, allowing you to better understand how a small charity implements national and global programmes.
A Plan for Peace internship is designed to give you concrete experience in research and project management within the community cohesion and peacebuilding field. As a team, we want you to get the most out of this experience as possible so the role will also be shaped by your interests, background, and abilities.
Key areas of responsibility include:
- The main areas of work will include research, resource creation and design, and project delivery support.
- Provide logistical and administrative assistance to the Programme Manager and CEO, including attending meetings and drafting minutes.
- Support with programme development, including developing programme assets, researching funding opportunities, and drafting project proposals.
- Attend external meetings and conferences on behalf of the programmes team.
- Contribute to programme communications, such as website and social media content.
- Support partnerships and other key programme delivery relationships.
Essential requirements for the role:
- A relevant master’s degree in international relations, development studies, conflict analysis or similar, or relevant work experience.
- Legally eligible to work in the UK without the need for visa or relocation support.
Desired skills for the role:
- An interest and experience in community cohesion and peacebuilding.
- An understanding of participatory and local-led programme design and delivery.
- Professional-level English language.
- Excellent administrative and organisational skills.
- Excellent communication skills and a demonstrable interest in community affairs.
About the Organisation
The charity was founded by three-time Peace Prize nominee Dr Scilla Elworthy and is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) whose mission is to generate a groundswell of people from all sectors who believe that a world without destructive conflict is possible and necessary, and who consequently are actively engaged, through inner growth and outer action, in hastening this change.
You may also have experience in areas such as Programmes Intern, Programmed, Programme and Engagement Officer, Programme and Communications Officer, Programme / Project Coordinator, Programme / Project Manager, and Policy Officer.
PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.