Graduate Internship Positions at Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

October 17, 2017 Michael Shabi No comments exist

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 99 countries around the world. CRS programs assist persons based on need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates. CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on agriculture, health and emergency programming.

Grants Intern

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience1 year
  • LocationAbuja, Sokoto
  • Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit   Internships / Volunteering

Project:                                Programs / Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project

Ref Code:                             GI101117

Reports to :                        Grants Officer

 

Job Summary:
The candidate will efficiently provide support in information, clerical, and accounting services to assist the Grants team in executing processes and delivering service needs that support high-quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. As part of an experienced finance team, the candidate will deliver quality support in the role, applying clearly defined accounting and financial reporting processes, procedures and service standards.

Position requirements

Education and Experience

  • HND / BSc in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Minimum of one year experience with an audit firm is an added advantage.
  • Professional qualifications in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business Administration a plus.
  • Experience using MS Office packages, Excel and Word. Hands-on experience with data entry into online databases and forms.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Ethical conduct in accordance with recognized professional and organizational codes of ethics
  • Proactive, resourceful, solutions oriented and results-oriented. Able to meet deadlines.
  • Strong customer service ethics and abilities. Ability to work collaboratively.

Nutrition and WASH Intern

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • LocationAbuja
  • Job FieldInternships / Volunteering   Medical / Health

Project:                                Programs / Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project

Ref Code:                             NWI101117

Reports to:                          Team Lead Nutrition and WASH

Job Summary
To support the technical lead in the delivery of several distinct projects which require an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual who can work as part of a team.

The Nutrition and WASH Intern will be required to work within a multi-sectoral setting including Nutrition, Livelihoods, agriculture, gender integration, education and government and Local Partners. The post holder will need to deliver effective, highly competent project support and consistently deliver in a person-centered environment which promotes positive relationships.

Position requirements

  • MSc or equivalent work experience in the field of nutrition, public health, WASH, or development
  • Experience in Contemporary human development interventions
  • Experience working with Local or international NGO a plus
  • Interest in development issues
  • Willingness and capacity to learn
  • Strong computer skills required, especially the ability to work comfortably in the MS office package
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully in team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to assess priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality;
  • Strong organizational skills and communication skills
  • Ability to work and manage various projects in a team setting, with limited supervision
  • Fluency in English and Hausa
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels.
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation required, with a commitment to teamwork and effectiveness within a dynamic integrated project.
  • Passion to reach the most vulnerable groups
  • Ability and willingness to travel to Project’s zones of influence in the North West and North East

Agric Program Intern

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • LocationAbuja
  • Job FieldAgriculture/Agro-Allied   Internships / Volunteering

Project:                                Programs / Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project

Ref Code:                             AGPI101117

Reports to:                          Team Lead Agriculture & Livelihoods

Job Summary:

The internship program is designed to provide real world experience to young professionals looking to explore or gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to enter the development career field. Besides gaining valuable experience, interns are exposed to the business environment and gain valuable references and network contacts.

The Program Intern’s primary responsibilities are assisting the Agric team lead in various administrative work of program support and monitoring of agricultural activity in (NEE & NW) in compliance to work plan and partners. This internship will last from November 2017 to June 2018

Position Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of first degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral Communication skills
  • Must demonstrate a good willingness and openness to learning
  • Respect the importance of confidentiality, as a corporate policy
  • personal details
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software – MS Office and Excel especially
  • Results-oriented and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • MUST speak Hausa fluently,
  • Must have good knowledge and familiarity with the North West and North East environment and terrain

North East Emergency Program Intern

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • LocationAdamawa
  • Job FieldInternships / Volunteering   NGO/Non-Profit

Location:                              Yola

Project:                                Programs / Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project

Ref Code:                             NEPI101117

Reports to:                          Admin and Finance Officer and Program Director North-East

Job Summary:
The internship program is designed to provide real world experience to young professionals looking to explore or gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to enter the development career field. Besides gaining valuable experience, interns are exposed to the business environment and gain valuable references and network contacts. This internship will last from November 2017 to June 2018

Position Requirement:

  • Must have a minimum of first degree or equivalent
  • Demonstrate excellent written and oral Communication skills
  • Must demonstrate a good willingness and openness to learning
  • Respect the importance of confidentiality, as a corporate policy
  • personal details
  • Excellent knowledge of computer software – MS Office and Excel especially
  • Results-oriented and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • MUST speak Hausa fluently, and at least one of the dominant languages of the North East
  • Must have good knowledge and familiarity with the North East environment and terrain

Program Intern- Sustainability

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationNCE   BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • LocationKebbi, Sokoto
  • Job FieldInternships / Volunteering   NGO/Non-Profit

Project:                                Programs / Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods Project

Ref Code:                             NWPI111017

Reports to:                          Senior Program Manager

Position Requirements:

  • The person should possess at least a first university degree/HND/NCE with at least 2 years post NYSC experience of work with civil society organizations. Knowledge of government systems and its operations is an added advantage.
  • The person should be an indigene of Sokoto or Kebbi states and familiar with the project terrain [Project LGAs]
  • The person should possess high level of inter-personal and protocol skills for engagement with high level state/Local government officials and community leaders.
  • The person should be able to speak the local and English languages fluently.

Method of Application

Agency Wide Competences (For all CRS Staff):

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Serves with Integrity
  • Models Stewardship
  • Cultivates Constructive Relationships
  • Promotes Learning

Interested candidates should download the application form using this link http://goo.gl/8OOQcp and send with a detailed 3-page resume in a single file word document to ng.recruitment_agriculture@crs.org  Candidates should indicate in the subject of their application mail, the title of the position and the reference code (GI101117). Applications for this position must be submitted on or before October 24, 2017. Applications received later than the deadline will be disqualified.

Equal Opportunity:

“CRS is an equal –opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, etc. Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Statement of Commitment to Protection:

‘’CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

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