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Interested in International Development? Want to be part of a growing organisation that is changing the lives of children in Colombia? You might be just who we are looking for!
Children Change Colombia is looking for an enthusiastic intern who can commit to spending 2 days a week in our London office for a minimum of 6 months. Days and hours worked each week can be flexible, and can be arranged in advance with your line manager.
About Children Change Colombia
Children Change Colombia is a UK registered charity with 28 years' experience in defending children's rights in Colombia. Today we are the UK's largest charity working exclusively in Colombia. We work with children whose rights to a safe, happy childhood, and a fulfilling future, are threatened by poverty, inequality and violence. We work with the children most at risk, to keep them safe and defend their rights in the long term, to tackle neglected issues that few others address and to strengthen children's organisations.
Through local partnerships, we currently work on four neglected issues:
We believe that, with a knowledge of their rights and the confidence to assert them, children can transform their own lives, their communities and Colombia itself.
We are a small and lively organisation and you will quickly become an essential part of our friendly team, involved in all areas of discussion and supporting the many areas of our work.
Purpose of the Role
The Children Change Colombia internship will give you a broad range of experience covering many aspects of working for a small charity - the perfect springboard to finding a job in the not-for-profit sector.
This internship is ideally suited to someone with an interest in development or related fields, communications and event management who is looking to complement their studies with practical experience of the charity sector, or someone working part-time looking to gain more experience in the not-for-profit sector.
Skills & Experience
Please note that successful candidates will be expected to accept and commit to Children Change Colombia’s Child Protection Policy.
Please visit our website for the full job descirption and for how to apply.
We will acknowledge all applications, but to minimise administrative costs we cannot guarantee detailed feedback if you are not selected.
Children Change Colombia is committed to equality of opportunity and to non-discrimination for all applicants and employees, and we seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce regardless of gender, race, religious beliefs, nationality, ethnic/national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.
Interviews will be taking place on the 25th of 26th of April 2019 at our London office. Unfortunately, we are unable to hold interviews via Skype or phone.