Youth Protection & Inclusion Intern

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  • Added Date: Wednesday, 31 August 2022
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The Children & Youth Division at Search for Common Ground seeks a full-time or part-time Youth, Peace and Security Inten to provide support for the Children and Youth division’s youth advocacy and fundraising efforts.The Youth, Peace and Security Intern will assist the world’s largest dedicated peacebuilding NGO in shaping Youth, Peace and Security Coalition’s communications, meetings, and advocacy strategies as well as doing research on fundraising opportunities for Youth, Peace and Security advocacy and supporting grant drafting. As the Youth, Peace and Security intern, you will be working closely with the core team of advocacy experts that are a part of the U.S. Youth, Peace and Security Coalition and the CY team.If you are a student and would like to earn course credit from your internship, we are willing to work with you to develop a comprehensive workload that is relevant to your field of study and professional interests. We want our interns to make the most of this experience. To this end, we ask every intern to develop a set of strategic learning objectives at the beginning of their internship with their supervisor, outlining their key learning and professional needs. Search for Common Ground’s staff will work with you to ensure assignments are relevant to these learning objectives, and that you continue to grow throughout your internship.

Key Responsibilities

    • Development and identification of program guidance, training, and tools on youth protection and inclusion
    • Documentation and sharing of lessons learned among Search projects focused on protection and inclusion
    • Implementation and socialization of Search’s safeguarding policy
    • Communications and communication materials in French and English around youth protection and inclusion

      General Responsibilities

        • Perform general administrative tasks as needed
        • Attend events (virtually) to increase knowledge of peacebuilding and provide memo reports on said events

          Qualifications

            • Education:
            • Current student or recent graduate in Nonprofit Management, Conflict Studies, Political Science, Marketing, Communications, or a related field. Experience:
            • Marketing and/or communications, social media engagement, graphic design
            • Experience with social media campaigns, fundraising, and youth activism Skills:
            • Excellent written and oral English communication skills and the ability to draft, edit, and proofread;
            • Excellent research skills;
            • Excellent computer skills (including Word and various Web 2.0 tools);
            • Skills with graphic design on Canva, Piktochart, and other design software;
            • Ability to strategically use various social media platforms including, but not limited to, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok, and Reddit;
            • Proactive attitude and ability to work independently and in a team;
            • Interest in nonprofit marketing or communications;
            • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills;
            • Creative and thorough approach to work;
            • Positive attitude and willingness to represent Search at professional events; and
            • Excellent cross-communication skills. Salary: this is an unpaid internship. Please submit your CV and one writing sample. As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities. Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. Please see our website www.sfcg.org for full details of our work. All Search Employees must adhere to the values: Collaboration- Audacity - Tenacity - Empathy - Results. In accordance with these values, Search enforces compliance with the Code of Conduct and related policies on Anti Workplace Harassment, Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Conflict of Interest, and Anti-fraud. Search is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children, youth, and vulnerable adults with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children, youth, and vulnerable adults. Search for Common Ground does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. View our code of conduct here and our privacy policy here.Les descriptifs de pouvant ne pouvant être exhaustifs, le titulaire du poste pourra être amené à entreprendre d'autres tâches qui correspondent globalement aux responsabilités clés ci-dessus.Seuls les candidats invités à un entretien seront contactés. Pas d'appels téléphoniques s'il vous plaît. Veuillez consulter notre site Web www.sfcg.org pour tous les détails de notre mission.Tous les employés de Search doivent adhérer aux valeurs de Search : Collaboration- Audace - Ténacité - Empathie - Résultats. Conformément à ces valeurs, Search fait respecter le code de conduite et les politiques connexes sur la lutte contre le harcèlement au travail, la protection contre l'exploitation et les abus, la protection des enfants, les conflits d'intérêts et la lutte contre la fraude. Search s'engage à préserver les intérêts, les droits et le bien-être des enfants, des jeunes et des adultes vulnérables avec lesquels elle est en contact et à mener ses programmes et ses opérations d'une manière qui soit sûre pour les enfants, les jeunes et les adultes vulnérables.Search for Common Ground ne fait pas et ne doit pas faire de discrimination fondée sur la race, la couleur, la religion (croyance), le sexe, l'expression de genre, l'âge, l'origine nationale (ascendance), le handicap, l'état matrimonial, l'orientation sexuelle ou le statut militaire, dans aucune de ses activités ou opérations.Consultez notre code de conduite ici et notre politique de confidentialité ici.

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