Program Intern – African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)
For more than 60 years, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has been a leader in African conservation and sustainable development. AWF is seeking a dynamic and high performing intern to undertake a variety of programmatic and administrative tasks for its programs and office in Zimbabwe. This Internship will offer experiential learning and will be based in Harare, Zimbabwe for a period of 6-months reporting to the Country Manager, Zimbabwe.
Support the implementation of project activities; With guidance from the line manager and the Finance and Administration Assistant, organize, plan and implement all logistics for a workshop to develop AWF’s Conservation Strategy for Zimbabwe; Support logistical arrangements to field staff for Zimbabwe programs; Organize, plan and participate in all meetings, workshops; Manage, update and analyze local and field office central database as required; Compile field stories as guided by the visibility and communication plan; Participate as required in sector meetings with stakeholders and partners; Undertake a variety of administrative duties; Undertake any relevant duties as requested
Undergraduate degree in Finance, Social Science, Wildlife Management or any other relevant program; High aptitude; Strong academic performance as demonstrated by University record; Exposure to a work environment or previous work experience is a strong advantage; Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with attention to detail; Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite; Ability to manage competing priorities; Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment; Strong time management skills; Ability to manage sensitive and confidential matters with the highest level of professional; Must have excellent oral and written Communication skills; Good record management skills; Interest in Conservation and AWF’s mission
How To Apply
Interested candidates are invited to send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org Please send a cover letter and your cv indicating daytime telephone numbers, address and names of three referees with the Job title in the subject line. Please note that AWF will screen applications on an ongoing basis and position will be closed if a suitable applicant is found before the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.