> Paid Internship in Ghana
> Action Aid International Ghana would like to share the following
> one-year internship opportunity:
> AAIG seeks the support of (2) Program Associate Interns for a one-year
> internship opportunity. It is an opportunity to provide exposure to
> Africa within a local & international NGO environment. It also exposes
> To necessary critical-thinking/management skills required to manage
> operations within an NGO. The positions are to be filled as soon as
> possible and the selection of candidates will be conducted on a
> basis until suitable matches are confirmed.
> Candidates should possess a mature and strong interest in non-profit
> development and the development of West Africa, particularly Ghana.
> Minimum educational qualifications are a completed bachelors degree
> with a
> preference for masters degree candidates and/or masters degree
> This position is also suitable for PhD candidates seeking additional
> professional experience.
> Position 1: Program Associate Intern (for Country Director Support)
> 1) Support to the Board of Directors in the form of documentation,
> research, scheduling and logistics. The incumbent will be solely
> responsible for organizing and supporting the informational and
> needs of all Board Members. 2) Support to the Country Director who
> represents the Ghana office and a staff of 82 individuals. The CD will
> on the Program Associate to conduct analysis of information through
> PowerPoint, Excel and Microsoft Word formats and serve as a resource
> for additional inquiries and report writing.
> Position 2: Program Associate (for Head of Programs and Policy Team
> 1) Support to the Head of Programs in the form of report-writing,
> analysis, documentation, research, and logistics. The incumbent will
> responsible for researching and writing concise and powerful
> documents on key
> programmatic areas: agriculture, education, capacity building, gender,
> HIV/AIDS, local government and peace building.
> 2) Support to the Policy Team who formulate thought papers and AAG
> standpoints/perspectives on various policy issues surrounding
> education, capacity building, gender, HIV/AIDS, local government and
> building. The incumbent will be required to conduct analysis of
> through Powerpoint, Excel and Microsoft Word formats and serve as a
> resource point for additional inquiries and report writing.
> Internship Benefits include:
> Provision of round-trip ticket airfare
> A local subsistence stipend of $4,800.00
> A mobile phone for onsite connectivity
> Provision of a housing stipend
> Additional benefits include: a one-on-one mentoring relationship with
> the Country Director and access to other international institutions
> such as
> USAID, DFID, UNICEF,UNAIDS.
> Application Instructions
> If available for immediate placement, please submit your resume,
> ofinterest, and a brief letter of recommendation from any reference.
> addition to these documents, please submit a brief paragraph response
> to one of the each topic below: 1) The importance of management &
> administration within a non-profit 2) The purpose/aim of a non-profit
> (such as Action Aid) given Ghana's current political environment
> Please submit all application packages to the Talent Identification
> Program at the following two e-mail addresses: jnncinn@...
> Confirmation of receipt of your application package will be sentto you
> via e-mail. For questions and additional information on the Talent
> Identification Program, please contact Jennifer Pierre, AAIG Talent
> Identification Program Coordinator, jnncinn@... or 011 233
> ActionAid Ghana
> AAIG (ActionAid International Ghana) is among one of the largest
> international NGOs operating in Ghana, and operates as 1 of 43 country
> offices worldwide. ActionAid International Ghana is a key partner
> within the larger ActionAid family head-quartered in England with an
> international secretariat in Johannesburg, South Africa.
> To learn more, please visit ACTION AID INTERNATIONAL
> AAIG engages in close dialogue with government, multi and bi lateral
> agencies and civil society agencies at all levels in
> order to bring
> attention to the plight of the poor. Its work has been recognized
> particularly in the area of support to coalition building,
> approaches to education, and peace and security sectors of Ghana.
> AAIG is based in Accra, Ghana and has regional offices in the three
> northern regions (Upper East, Upper West and Northern Region of Ghana)
> well as a regional office in the Brong Ahafo Region. AAIG's work spans
> 20 of the most deprived districts of Ghana with a staff of 82 of which
> are women. Action Aid Ghana also supports the work of over 25 Ghanaian
> NGO's focused on their key programmatic areas: agriculture, education,
> capacity building, gender, local government and peace building.
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