Women's Empowerment Internship


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Vikas Center, NaddiPO Dal LakeUpper Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh 176219IN


About

EduCARE India is an Indian NGO created in 1994 and working towards social and sustainable development. The NGO is implanted in several rural villages of Northern India with approximately 7 other interns in each village.

Women Empowerment project aims to empower and educate young women to gain the skills and knowledge that will allow them to make informed and educated decisions as well as providing them with greater tools and resources to overcome obstacles in their lives.

Responsibilities:

  • To build and maintain ties with the women who can be potential stakeholders in the community.
  • To organize skill-sharing workshops (eg. Women teaching other women to sew, prepare certain healthy foods).
  • Define your goals and objectives related to your internship and the project you want to lead.
  • Researching, and planning and facilitating Girls’ Club weekly workshops/activities.
  • Writing weekly plans and evaluations for Girls’ Club and English classes weekly activities.
  • Help women in their specific microfinance/social projects through the Self Help Groups.
  • Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for individual project and ViKAS Centre strategy plan.
  • Produce the required documentation during your internship (it will be explained during the induction).

Skills:

  • Flexibility and self-motivation.
  • Ability to work both on your own and as part of an international team.
  • Ability to multitask and organize your work under minimal supervision and limited resources.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Interest and motivation to collaborate with community and team members.
  • Creative, open minded and positive manner facing challenges and unexpected events.

This is an UNPAID internship but we offer various incentives: accommodation, SIM Card, work transportation and an amazing experience abroad surrounded by international people and local communities.

We currently have projects in Laddak, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, and Rajasthan.

For more detailed information about our current projects and fieldwork, please visit our website and blog at:

http://educare.in

http://educareindia.blogpost.in

All applications must be submitted to internship.educare.in@gmail.com. Please send your CV and cover letter, including information regarding the duration of your intended stay and your field of interest.

Skills

  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Community Outreach
  • Relationship Building
  • Program Management
  • Group Facilitation
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • At least 3 months preferred
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