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United States – Chapel Hill, NC
We currently have no job openings in the US.
We currently have one opening for an internship at our US office based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Internships are typically available for the summer, as well as spring and fall semester.
Get valuable professional experience relevant to Communications & Multimedia work, Non-profit Management, or Event Planning. Take on themed projects that connect to your interests and abilities. Carolina for Kibera (CFK) is an internationally recognized nonprofit that develops local leaders, catalyzes positive change and alleviates poverty in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya. CFK promotes youth leadership, affordable healthcare, education, and good ethnic and gender relations and in one of the world’s largest slums. CFK facilitates community development through a wide array of programming: the Sports Association, the Daughters United young women’s empowerment program, the Sexual Reproductive Health Program, the Trash is Cash recycling and waste management program, the Education program and the Tabitha Medical Clinic. Collectively, CFK’s programs reach tens of thousands of Kiberans each year. CFK has a US small office at UNC and is a major affiliated entity of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and program of the Center for Global Initiatives. We are looking for your enthusiasm and skills to expand programs and broaden our reach.
Work with a small, upbeat team of creative staff who raise funding, develop partnerships, and provide general support community development efforts in Kenya. Excellent fit for students interested in marketing, communications, nonprofit management, global studies or internationally-focused careers and issues.
This position is offered as an unpaid internship for professional experience. A 10-25 hour per week commitment is expected, as well occasional nights and weekend when planning and managing events. Interns may work in the CFK office suite or remotely, depending on the requirements of the position.
To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter detailing why you would be the ideal candidate to firstname.lastname@example.org. Open until filled, apply immediately for priority consideration.
Requirements:- Creatively integrate your special skills, perspective, and knowledge - Complete tasks, communicate clearly and solve problems as they arise - Excellent attention to detail and thoroughness - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Strong skills in Microsoft Word & Excel - Other computer skills as required by the project