Save the Children Job Vacancy: Pacific Programs Internship - East Melbourne, Australia

Pacific Programs Internship Opportunity
Based in Head Office
2-3 days per week 9am to 5pm for three months

Role Purpose
To provide support to the Pacific Programs Team at Save the Children Australia
Save the Children require the assistance of a person with general program support within the Pacific Programs team. This internship presents an opportunity for a graduate level student to experience what it’s like to work day-today in a large NGO, and this role adds value to the work of the Pacific Team with the completion of the task list below. The focus of the rolling internships can be more thoroughly defined depending upon the candidate, and aiming to best utilise your skills and develop your interests. The role will be based in East Melbourne and will not involve travel with the team overseas

Key Areas of Accountability

Project management tasks:
  • Supporting Project Managers with donor reporting and case studies (internal and external) 
  • Maintaining up to date data on grants management (AMS) and financial management (Agresso) systems (involving close work with Finance Department) 
  • Support with admin functions for the Pacific Team relevant to mini projects undertaken (working closely with Programs Support team)
Media/communications tasks:
  • Develop social media stories for the Pacific Programs Team (working closely with the Social Media team) 
  • Maintaining up to date country office snapshots for Marketing and Shared Value Department use 
  • Reviewing and updating web content for Pacific programs
Other tasks: 
  • Develop and maintain Pacific Intern Training Manual for subsequent interns coving all areas of the role 
  • Attending relevant departmental, organisational and project team meetings
  • Taking minutes in pacific programs team and International Programs Department meetings and disseminating these within the team 
  • Attendance at the Save the Children after school Refugee/Migrant reading program 1 afternoon per week (Optional)
  • Positive attitude and strong interest in learning 
  • Ability to communicate & work effectively as a team
  • Willingness to participate in all team activities
  • Organised and reliable
  • Administration and coordination skills 
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Currently undertaking Masters in International Development or related field 
  • Some field work experience is desirable (domestic or international) 
  • Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency
How to apply:
To apply for this role:
please submit your cover letter and resume via our careers page at HERE

All applications must be submitted through our website.

Application Close 19 February 2016.

People from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and other diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation and this is fundamental to our work in achieving the rights of children. As such, all SCA employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.