Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Summer Internships with Child Advocacy & Women's Rights International - Washington, DC


Child Advocacy & Women’s Rights International (CAWRI) is a non-profit organization in Washington, DC dedicated to promoting child welfare and women’s rights around the world. 
A candidate must possess the ability to work in teams, be held accountable, participate in cross-departmental planning and work with a diverse group of stakeholders. The intern must be flexible and disciplined, and be ready to work without close supervision. Candidates should have an interest in child advocacy, women’s human rights, as well as women’s and social justice philanthropy.
Interns will be working alongside interns with CAWRI’s sister organization, the Center for International Study & Development (CISD). Candidates should be able to think critically; they should be dependable, as well as, punctual; and, they should be able to work both independently or as part of a team.
How to apply: 
Interested candidates should send an email to contact@cawri.org
including a cover letter, a resume, and hours of availability by May 1, 2016 with the internship position desired as the subject of the email. Upon successful completion of an internship, CAWRI will provide letters of recommendation and references.

Job Type: Internship
Hours per week: 24-32 (Negotiable)
Timeline: May 15th-August (Flexible start date)
Salary: $0.00 /year
Responsibilities of Social Media/ Web development Interns include:
  • Updating website content using WordPress
  • Writing blogs based on current events affecting women and children, current projects, etc.
  • Raise awareness of organization through social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter active
  • Assisting fellow interns in projects and fundraisers
  • Documentation of work on google drive
  • Think critically, be dependable, punctual; be able to work both independently or as part of a team
  • Currently enrolled as a sophomore or higher in a 4-year degree program or a recent college graduate
Responsibilities of Fundraising and Development interns include:
  • Organizing innovative fundraisers, profit shares with restaurants, including contacting vendors, identifying a venue, raising awareness of the organization, and locating sponsors for an event/events etc. for CAWRI’s projects
  • Identify grant opportunities, deadlines related to entrepreneurship and development of women
  • Canvassing local universities for students interested in our work
  • Outreach via email, phone, in-person with members in the community who support the cause
  • Attend events related to the cause in the area
  • Documentation of work on google drive
  • Think critically, be dependable, punctual; be able to work both independently or as part of a team
  • Currently enrolled as a sophomore or higher in a 4-year degree program or a recent college graduate
Responsibilities of Project Development interns include:
  • Assisting the executive director by remaining in constant communication with our field office and partners in Turkey
  • Researching prospective projects
  • Writing LOI’s and project proposals that will be sent out to donors, charities, and other foundations for grants
  • Remaining proactive by connecting with possible partners and organizations
  • Documentation of work on google drive
  • Maintaining existing projects in order to achieve their goals and objectives
  • Think critically, be dependable, punctual; be able to work both independently or as part of a team
  • Currently enrolled as a sophomore or higher in a 4-year degree program or a recent college graduate