Movement Building Intern at Darfur Women Action Group

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Darfur Women Action Group

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Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) is taking a unique approach to fight and prevent genocide. DWAG believes that empowering the most affected groups and building strong leadership among those who are historically excluded to enable them to lead and foster positive change in their communities as the most vital approach to sustainably end genocide.

DWAG is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill the Movement Building intern position for Spring 2018. The internship will be starting in August. Applicants must be available to work 20-30 hours/week. Interested applicant, please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to campaign@darfurwomenaction.org

Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Rapid Response Network (RRN)
  • Maintain all RRN social media accounts with relevant up-to-date information concerning the organization and related news
  • Conduct outreach to recruit more Rapid Responders
  • Initiate one-on-one and group conversation with Rapid Responders
  • Assist in campaign development
  • assist in outreach and partnerships building with relevant constituensts

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About Darfur Women Action Group

Location:

1050 17th St. NW, Washington, DC, DC 20036, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) is a U.S. based Darfuri women-led anti-atrocities organization. DWAG works with victims and survivors of the Darfur genocide in the Diaspora and back home in Sudan, providing them with more access to the tools that will enable them to lead the effort in combatting violence, addressing massive human rights abuses in their society, and working with others to prevent future atrocities and promote global peace. The core priority for Darfur Women Action Group lies in advancing the human rights of and supporting the Darfuri to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. We do this by supporting women rights and empowerment NGOs at the grassroots and national level in the U.S. and on the ground in Darfur, building their capacity to lead desirable change and provide opportunities for the international community to hear directly from those most affected by conflict.

Description

Darfur Women Action Group (DWAG) is a non-profit organization that takes a unique approach to fighting and preventing genocide. DWAG believes that empowering those most affected and building strong leadership among those who are historically excluded enable them to lead and foster positive change in their communities. We believe this is a vital approach to ending genocide and achieving sustainable peace.

DWAG is currently seeking interested interns and/or volunteers who are willing to help advance the goals the organization is striving to achieve.

Internships are available for undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates who are available for at least 10-20 hours per week for a 3-month long work commitment.

Internship program areas include:

Communications

Global Partnerships

Government Outreach

Grant Writing


WHEN

Fri Jun 14, 2019 - Tue Dec 31, 2019
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM  

WHERE

1627 16th St NWSuite 400Washington, DC 20006

(38.8978,-77.0413)
 

SKILLS

  • Networking
  • Community Outreach
  • Donor Management
  • Event Planning / Management

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • At least 20-30 hours/week.
  • Must be committed and reliable

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