Emmanuel International Internships 2017

By | July 13, 2017

Emmanuel International Internships 2017

1.   CLIMATE CHANGE REDUCTION OFFICER

Duration: 12 months, Two weeks training in Canada, orientation on the field and 11 months of field work, with the option to applying for an extension.

JOB SUMMARY

  • The Climate Change Reduction Officer will work with the Disaster Risk Reduction Department to develop and implement programming that strives to minimize the negative effects of climate change in targeted areas in Malawi.
  • The intern will support advocacy and capacity building efforts at all levels of government regarding climate change,
  • Intern will assist in the development and implementation of awareness raising activities,
  • Inter will help to strengthen already existing projects which aim to mitigate and minimize harmful side effects of climate change while encouraging the adoption of sustainable environmental practices within a Disaster Risk Reduction framework.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • The successful intern will have prior knowledge of rural development issues and the role that climate change is contributing to such issues.
  • Previous knowledge of DRR (Disaster Risk Reduction) is an asset
  • The intern must possess good research, report and proposal writing skills, understand RBM formatting and have basic financial management skills in order to create and monitor project budgets.
  • The intern must have previous experience in skills and knowledge transfer, and must possess flexibility, a willingness to learn, and an ability to adapt to changing and sometimes chaotic working situations.
  • Candidate must agree with, and be committed to EIC’s mandate and policies.

2. ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS OFFICER

Duration: 12 months, Two weeks training in Canada, orientation on the field and 11 months of field work, with the option to applying for an extension.

JOB SUMMARY

The Administrative Skills Officer will work directly with the administrative structure of the EBCM to:

  • Identify gaps in infrastructure, policies and procedures needed for a sound administration will be identified and developed to the point of approval by the church executive.
  • The Skills officer will also train the administrative staff in financial procedures, assisting the church to keep accounts that will be adequate for auditing purposes.
  • Proposal writing and the submission of at least one proposal for resourcing funds will be a part of the process of building administrative skills.
  • The Skills officer will design and train the church executive in conflict resolution processes

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • The successful intern will have prior knowledge of and experience in administrative processes with emphasis on writing of policies, procedures and proposals.
  • A basic understanding of financial processes and the ability to communicate these is needed.
  • The intern must have previous experience in skills and knowledge transfer, and must possess flexibility, a willingness to learn, and an ability to adapt to cross-cultural situations.
  • Candidate must agree with, and be committed to EIC’s mandate and policies.

3. HIV/AIDS PYSCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT WORKER

 

Duration: 12 months, Two weeks training in Canada, orientation on the field and 11 months of field work, with the option to applying for an extension.

JOB SUMMARY

  • The Psychosocial Support officer will work with EIM staff at organizational level and at community level to develop and implement appropriate counselling skills for those persons affected/infected by HIV/AIDS.
  • The job will begin with research into appropriate counselling approaches in the Malawi context.
  • This research will be adapted to a training program for counsellors. Counsellors from among EIM staff as well as from among community members involved in EIM projects will be trained as counsellors.
  • The culmination of these efforts will be the supervision of counsellors in counselling with groups and individuals at community level. If time permits, training of trainers will be the final task. Requirements and Qualifications
  • The successful intern will have prior knowledge of psychological wellbeing and understanding of counselling needs in grieving process.
  • The intern must have experience in counselling.
  • The intern must have previous experience and knowledge in curriculum development and some experience in training.
  • A willingness to learn, flexibility and the ability to adapt to frequently changing expectations and schedules is highly recommended.
  • The successful intern must have an ability to work in partnership with others in cross cultural situations.
  • Candidate must agree with, and be committed to EIC’s mandate and policies.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • The successful intern will have prior knowledge of psychological wellbeing and understanding of counselling needs in grieving process.
  • The intern must have experience in counselling.
  • The intern must have previous experience and knowledge in curriculum development and some experience in training.
  • A willingness to learn, flexibility and the ability to adapt to frequently changing expectations and schedules is highly recommended.
  • The successful intern must have an ability to work in partnership with others in cross cultural situations.
  • Candidate must agree with, and be committed to EIC’s mandate and policies.

Applications deadline : To see the applications deadline, visit this link http://www.ei-malawi.org/getinvolved/internships.html

If you are interested in completing an internship or working in an area not mentioned, feel free to contact hr@ei-malawi.org.