The Cash Learning Partnership Americas Virtual Internship - Washington DC, United States


Duration : 3 months (with possible extension)
Start date : ASAP

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We are looking for talented interns, interested in pursuing a humanitarian career

The CaLP Americas internship will focus on the Latin America and Caribbean region, assisting the team with programme, communication and administration support to carry out the activities in the 2020 work plan. The internship will allow the intern to deepen his/her knowledge on humanitarian response through of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA).

BACKGROUND

The Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) is the global partnership of humanitarian actors engaged in learning, knowledge sharing, networking, policy and coordination around the appropriate and timely use of Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA) in humanitarian response. CaLP works collectively with actors to increase the scale and quality of CVA by bringing organizations together to address the most pressing issues for CVA. 

Currently CaLP has over 80 members, united by the commitment to jointly share CaLP’s vision that humanitarian assistance offers the greatest choice, dignity and value for people affected by crisis. Members which include UN Agencies, donors, international NGOs, local NGOs and private sector organizations deliver the vast majority of cash transfer programming in humanitarian assistance worldwide. The Board, Technical Advisory Group and Global Cash Policy Network are all drawn from the membership. 


Key activities

 

  • Support with the development of activities to carry out CaLP’s strategy in the region.
  • Translate, edit, and proofread a range of materials in Spanish to ensure consistency with key messages and style guidelines.
  • Research CVA practices in the Latin America and Caribbean region.
  • Aid in the creation of external communications products for social media
  • Support with the management of stakeholder outreach, including email lists and digital media to disseminate information on events and trainings.
  • Provide administration and logistical support in organizing regional events and trainings. This includes liaising with participants and providing logistical arrangements.

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REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Native fluency in Spanish and professional fluency in English
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills
  • A high level of computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to multitask

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in an international aid organization or non-profit setting
  • Knowledge and/or experience working in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Experience using social media and other virtual communications tools such as Mailchimp, Zoom and Wordpress.
We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender-identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. ACF-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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