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ADDRESS Advocates For Sustainable livelihoods (ADSL) Stand N0. 275.Guruve.P. O Box 402 (Mashonaland Central Province) Guruve

Advocates For Sustainable livelihoods (ADSL) is a Non Governmental Organization that aims at providing technical farming assistance to communal farmers as a way of promoting sustainable agriculture and poverty alleviation.

This internship is located at Bothwell House, 66 Jason Moyo Avenue, First Floor, Office Number 10, Harare. Harare, duty station.

Application is via email ONLY. Email address: show me

Internship commences 4 February 2019.

The Internship is UNPAID, ADSL shall provide transport allowance. Internship is full-time, work five days per week (40 hours) under the supervision of a committee member to which you’re are assigned. The internship is for a duration of 6 months with a possibility of extension up to a maximum of 12 months.


Under the direct supervision of the ADSL committee member, the intern will:Execute Project management functions including backstopping implementation of project activities & monitoringResearch, analyse and present information gathered from diverse sources to support the implementation of ADSL project ;Assist in organizing outreach activities including communication and awareness raising and use of social media to communicate project launch. Assist with the organization of meetings and outreach events, sourcing appropriate ADSL information materials , and report writing; create ADSL membership Database. Carry out any other additional duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the ADSL committee member.

Competencies, Communication:Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed

Teamwork:Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goalsSolicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings

Partnership Orientation:Considers all those to whom services are provided to be ADSL partners and seeks to see things from partners’ point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies partners’ need and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the partners’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps partners informed of progress or setbacks in project. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services for the project.


Applicants must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:a. Be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);b. Be enrolled in the third academic year/attachment year of a first university degree program (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent);c. Have graduated with a university degree and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Be computer literate in standard software applications.

Have demonstrated keen interest in the work of the ADSL and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the ADSL constitution.

Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for participation in the programme.


English and Shona languages. For this internship, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of other Zimbabwe official languages is an advantage.


Potential candidates will be contacted by ADSL board directly for further consideration.

Special Notice

Your application for this internship must include:1. A Cover letter. 2. Proof of enrollment. List the project skills and programmes that you are proficient in using, and Explain why you are the best candidate for the internship and what you hope to gain from the internship.3. A certified copy of degree certificate (if you have already graduated).ONLY successful candidates will be contacted.

ADSL ConsiderationsAccording to ADSL constitution, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with ADSL if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, affiliation with political parties, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts.

ADSL Evaluation The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

No Fee


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