Intern with i-ACT!!

2012-2013 Internships with i-ACT

TO APPLY: Contact Katie-Jay Scott Stauring at ktj@iact.ngo with: 1) an email stating why you are interested in interning with i-ACT and our programs, which internship you are intersted in, and the best way to contact you 2) resume 3) one written reference

Darfur United Intern i-ACT is looking for a dedicated intern for 2012-2013 academic school year. They will be responsible for assisting in the creation and development of Darfur United’s Soccer Academy. Learn more about the program at www.darfurunited.com and www.iact.ngo

Darfur United is an all refugee soccer team who competed in the 2012 Viva World Cup for nationless people. Expanding upon the team, i-ACT is building a Darfur United Soccer Academy for youth and adults in the refugee camps.

The Darfur United team is a group of volunteers and i-ACT staff who value dedication, creativity, and getting things done. Our motivation is derived from the beautiful Darfuri refugees we work with.

Essential Tasks:

  1. Work with Darfur United Green Supporters group to create and organize a Darfur United Member’s Club

  2. Develop a long-term “adopt an academy team” plan for US and UK schools, teams, and communities to adopt a camp academy. This includes fundraising for the academy, collection of materials, and creating personal relationships

  3. Maintain outreach via social media

  4. Maintain database of DU supporters and communities involved in the project

  5. Research essential information as needed

  6. Required to participate in video and phone conference calls and use of emails

  7. Other responsibilities as they arise

Qualifications:

  1. Excellent research and writing skills

  2. Experience with outreach to communities via email and phone

  3. Understanding of soccer teams and system in the US

  4. Understanding and presence on social media outlets

  5. Must be able to work individually and as a team to complete tasks on time

Time Commitment 10 hours a week Preferably September 2012 – May 2013

Early Childhood Education Intern i-ACT is looking for a dedicated intern for 2012-2013 academic school year. They will be responsible for assisting in the creation and development of Little Ripples, an early childhood education program for Darfur refugees living in camps in Eastern Chad. You can learn more at https://www.iact.ngo/our-work/little-ripples/.

The Little Ripples team is a group of volunteers and i-ACT staff who value dedication, creativity, and getting things done. Our motivation is derived from the beautiful Darfuri refugees we work with.

Essential Tasks:

  1. Work with Project Coordinator to research, create, and implement a “sister-school” type model that will work for Mom/Baby clubs, preschools, schools, and communities to be part of Little Ripples

  2. Create and maintain database of LR supporters and communities involved in the project

  3. Help launch the website and a social media presence

  4. Required to participate in video and phone conference calls and use of emails

  5. Other responsibilities as they arise

Qualifications:

  1. Excellent research and writing skills

  2. Experience with outreach to communities via email and phone

  3. Understanding of and desire to learn more about early childhood education models

  4. Understanding and presence on social media outlets

  5. Must be able to work individually and as a team to complete tasks on time

Time Commitment 10 hours a week Preferably September 2012 – May 2013

Development Intern i-ACT is looking for a dedicated Development Intern for the 2012-2013 academic year. i-ACT is a community-based non-profit who maintains programs for and with Darfuri refugees in camps in eastern Chad and educational programs in the US. The Development Intern will help fundraise, identify and write grants, and interact with donors.

Essential Tasks:

  1. Work with Director of Community Programs to research and write grants for several i-ACT projects

  2. Work with the Darfur United and Little Ripples teams to develop their outreach programs

  3. Work on Darfur United’s annual fundraiser in Spring 2013

  4. Maintain database of supporters and provide donation letters as needed

  5. Required to participate in video and phone conference calls and use of emails

  6. Other responsibilities as they arise

Qualifications:

  1. Excellent research and writing skills

  2. Experience with fundraising and grant writing

  3. Desire to learn more about the life of Darfuri refugees and all the programs i-ACT maintains

  4. Must be able to work individually and as a team to complete tasks on time

Time Commitment 10 hours a week Preferably September 2012 – May 2013

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