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Programme Management Internship

Human Rights/Justice

Programme Management Internship

SCOOP Foundation

National

At a Glance

  • Start Date:01/07/2022
  • End Date:16/09/2022
  • Closing date:31/07/2022
  • Post Updated:15/06/2022
  • Min Hours:5 per week
  • Role Type:Administrative

Requirements:

Description

The SCOOP Foundation, which stands for ‘Supporting Children Out Of Poverty’, was set up in 2009 by Irish brothers Andy and Calvin Sweeney. SCOOP's Mission is to provide support, education and training opportunities to displaced young people in Ireland and abroad. Our programmes are currently being run in Ireland and the Middle East. 

Generation Change is a fundraising and networking initiative for Ireland’s undergrads created by SCOOP Foundation. Bringing together students and industry professionals, Generation Change raises funds to support SCOOP’s educational projects for displaced young people, nationally and internationally, all whilst providing the participants with invaluable benefits. For more info on the programme visit our website.

 

PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT FOR GENERATION CHANGE: 

The primary role for the intern will be to help the Generation Change Coordinator to run the programme over the summer months. This will involve:

  • Coordination and recruitment of the student ambassador team
  • Recruitment and sign up of mentors for next phase
  • Create a calendar of university events and develop a student recruitment strategy for next semester
  • To liaise with the Digital Marketing Manager on the Marketing Strategy

 

OTHER PROGRAMME SUPPORT: 

SCOOP also has lots of other programmes which we would like the candidate to support.  

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The ideal candidate will be a student that is very involved in college life in Ireland, and has a genuine interest in project management and fundraising. This role would suit a student who would like to gain not for profit experience during their summer break. 

  • Currently attending a College in Ireland and involved with one or more societies
  • Interested in project management
  • Excellent communication skills and not afraid to talk to new people
  • Excellent written English and telephone manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience with Google Workspace (Google Doc, Sheets, Presentations)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, as the task requires
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proactive, creative and enthusiastic
  • Ability to carry out administrative duties effectively
  • Has an interest in international development 

 

If you would like to gain experience over the summer in a project management role within a small charity, then apply today!

Is training provided?: Yes

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

The primary role for the intern will be to help the Generation Change Coordinator to run the programme over the summer months. This will involve:

  • Coordination and recruitment of the student ambassador team
  • Recruitment and sign up of mentors for next phase
  • Create a calendar of university events and develop a student recruitment strategy for next semester
  • To liaise with the Digital Marketing Manager on the Marketing Strategy

 

OTHER PROGRAMME SUPPORT: 

SCOOP also has lots of other programmes which we would like the candidate to support.

Skills required for this role:

The ideal candidate will be a student that is very involved in college life in Ireland, and has a genuine interest in project management and fundraising. This role would suit a student who would like to gain not for profit experience during their summer break. 

  • Currently attending a College in Ireland and involved with one or more societies
  • Interested in project management
  • Excellent communication skills and not afraid to talk to new people
  • Excellent written English and telephone manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience with Google Workspace (Google Doc, Sheets, Presentations)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, as the task requires
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Proactive, creative and enthusiastic
  • Ability to carry out administrative duties effectively
  • Has an interest in international development 

Minimum time commitment per week:
5 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
CV and interview with SCOOP Team Member

Contact

If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Alison Gilmour

Address: SCOOP Foundation, 61 Brighton Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6.

Website: scoopfoundation.org

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