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CaLP Americas Intern

The Americas office in Washington, DC, supports work in both donor country contexts in the U.S. and Canada and increasingly, to support CVA actors’ responses in various responses in Latin America and the Caribbean. Its agenda includes promoting improved coordination, information sharing, capacity building and strengthening the evidence base for CVA.

The CaLP Americas internship will focus on the Latin America and Caribbean region, assisting the team with program, communication and administration support to carry out the activities in the 2019/20 work plan. The internship will allow the intern to deepen his/her knowledge on humanitarian response through CVA.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Translate, edit, and proofread a range of materials in Spanish to ensure consistency with key messages and style guidelines.
  • Support with research on CVA in the Latin America and Caribbean region.
  • Provide administration and logistical support in organizing regional events and trainings. This includes liaising with participants and providing logistical arrangements.
  • Support with the management of stakeholder communications, including email lists and digital media to disseminate information on events and trainings.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current or recent undergraduate or graduate student
  • Professional/native fluency in Spanish
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • A high level of computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. if not a U.S. citizen.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in an international aid organization or non-profit setting
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Experience using Mailchimp

COMMITMENT AND BENEFITS

  • Minimum requirement: 15 hours of work per week and 3-month commitment (preference to 6-month commitment).
  • Schedule will be agreed upon based on availability and team needs.
  • While this is an unpaid internship, the intern will receive lunch reimbursement up to $10 a day, as well as a monthly MetroCard for travel to and from the office.
  • We can work with the chosen intern’s institution to provide academic credit if permitted by your academic Institution.

To apply, please click here. For more information on this internship position, you can download the job description

Type of contract
Internship
Duration
3-months minimum
Location
Washington, DC/Panama City, Panama/Remote-based
Deadline
30/12/2019