World Vision International

Internship Academy

Job Description

The Academy Internship Program:

With the understanding that only when families have economic security can they turn their attention to the needs of their children, WVT is implementing two Technical Programs: (1) Integrated Food and Nutrition Security, Including; Livelihood, Health & Nutrition and WASH (IFaNS) (2) Education. The Technical Programs seeks to ensure free malnutrition communities in Tanzania through increased production and productivity while promoting sustainable use of natural resources, and connecting farmers to markets and access to credits, access to good health services and increased knowledge on health related issues, making favorable reading and teaching environment and also maintaining availability of safe water, good sanitation and hygiene.

To ensure effectiveness of the aforesaid Technical Programs, WVT launched a World Vision Tanzania Academy Internship Program in 2016 to build a critical mass of hands-on experts that would be used to build the capacity to most vulnerable people in communities. The broad goal is to support skills transfer, mindset change and technological know-how that will help Communities adopt innovations, improve productivity and catalyze WVT is seeking applications from suitable qualified internship candidates. Successful applicants will initially attend an orientation program. Thereafter, each intern will be assigned to rural based Area Development Program (ADP) in Tanzania to serve under the mentorship of an experienced WVT Staff for a period of twelve (12) months. Accommodation support, monthly subsistence stipend, medical cover and life insurance will be provided by WVT. This twelve (12) months internship is a young professional development opportunity and shouldnt be construed as an employment or guarantee of being employed by WVT, but rather should be considered as a unique learning opportunity. Should there be a vacancy fitting the interns skills and qualifications after successfully finishing the internship program, WVT could consider the intern for full time employment with WVT through a competitive recruitment process.

Minimum qualifications and Requirements:

All intern applicants must be fresh graduates from a recognized University or Academic Institution preferably with a Degree BSc in; Agronomy, Livestock/Animal Science, Horticulture, Agribusiness, Agriculture general, Mass communication, Human Nutrition, Education and Journalism.

Have excellent oral and written communication skills in both Kiswahili and English. agricultural, education, health and WASH sectors transformation, thus contributing to improved food security and income, health ,nutrition, hygiene, Sanitation and education of people for the wellbeing of their children.

  • Be willing to live and stay in WVTs rural communities for one (1) year during the internship program.

  • Be a young and energetic male or female Tanzanian citizen who is not more than 30 years of age.

  • Be willing to abide to WVs Christian and Core values.

How to apply:

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