World Vision International

Internship - World Vision Lanka

Job Description

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty five years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES WORLD VISION LANKA

Location: Based in Colombo AND Outstation dependent on the placement requirements

World Vision Lanka, is currently providing internship opportunities to students to explore career paths in diverse occupational fields in the international relief and development sector. While developing your technical skills and gaining hands-on experience in the given area of work, you have the opportunity to develop your professional network of emerging professionals at one of the largest relief, development and advocacy organizations in the world.

Eligibility

  • 18 year or older & eligible to work in Sri Lanka

  • Able to commit to a minimum of 24 hours a week

  • Students currently enrolled in a University/College or Vocational Training Authority (NVQ Level 3) and have completed a minimum of 01 year of Study OR graduates who completed their course of study within the last 02 years.

  • Adhere to core values of World Vision and its organizational policies & procedures

  • Willing to travel to field offices if required

Field of Study: Be enrolled in an appropriate Field of Study relevant to the placement- Preferred areas of study will include (but not limited to) Social Science , Economics/Statistics, Communications, International Development, Public Health, Supply Chain & Procurement,Public Administration/Policy, Education, Psychology/Child Development, Human Resources, Accounting & Finance/Business Administration , Project Management or related disciplines appropriate for the relevant placement.

Desired Skills & Competencies: MS Office, Good Communication Skills in English & ability to communicate in Sinhala and/or Tamil. Good interpersonal skills with ability to work well in a team

Duration: The internship can last between 03 to 06 months. We ask that all interns commit to at least 24 hours per week; however our preference is for students who can commit to closer to 40 hours per week.

Allowance: Interns will be paid a monthly allowance

If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for an internship placement with World Vision Lanka please indicate your career interest/field of study at the top of your CV/Cover letter& submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of two non-related referees on or before the given closing date

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.