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Gender Equality & Social inclusion Internship Internship Job

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Gender Equality & Social inclusion Internship

Save the Children Netherlands is looking for an intern to support its Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) strategy. The role involves conducting a range of GESI activities at three levels: project and programmatic level, Departmental and Organizational level.

About Save the Children:
Every child has the right to a happy childhood. That is why Save the Children is committed to improving the lives of children - and thus the future of our society.

We respond to emergencies, achieve sustainable development, and ensure that children's voices are heard. As the largest independent children's rights organization in the world, we give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from injustice. Every day again. unconditionally.
Save the Children Netherlands (SCNL) and its Program Quality Team (PQT) is responsible to drive, support and measure evidence-based and innovative strategies and programs, to achieve our breakthroughs for children. As part of SCNL's commitment to SCIs Gender Equality Policy, our vision is for girls and boys to support one another in playing an active and equal role in creating positive and sustainable change in their communities, their countries and across the globe.

What is the focus of the Gender Equality & Social inclusion Internship?
You will learn to conduct Gender & Inclusion Mainstreaming activities, Gender Analysis and enhancing the integration of our crosscutting Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) strategy at three levels:

  • Project/program level: You will engage in a large cross multi country Child Labor related Gender Analysis (GA) and Action Plan development for the Work No Childs Business (WNCB) Alliance by
    • Actively participating and support the Alliance's Global Gender Equality Working Group (GEWG)
    • Assisting the 6-country specific Gender Analysis rollout and process
    • Support each Gender Action plans development
  • International Programs Department level: As part of our commitment to Gender Equality, each new project must be assessed against a required tool, the Gender Equality Marker (GEM)
    • Support program manager to assist COs in using the GEM for new projects
    • Collect data and report relevant finding regarding the use of the GEM
    • Assist capacity building activities and training around the GEM
  • Organizational level: As part of SCNLs commitment to staff wellbeing, SCNL has adopted a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) action a plan. You will support:
    • The Gender Equality Self-Assessment (GESA) exercise, to ensure the organization is more diverse and inclusive
    • Assisting on the creation of Focus Groups Discussions as part of the GESA process

You will be supervised by Program Manager Gender, Localization & Learning and work closely with the Youth Economic Empowerment and Gender Equality Senior Technical Expert.

Who are you?

  • Flexible working style, self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Currently studying or following a bachelor or masters degree relevant to the topic (eg. gender studies, development studies, anthropology, sociology)
  • Teamwork and facilitation skills
  • Some experience in evaluation and assessment especially in Gender studies is a plus
  • Good oral and written communication skills, good command of English language. French language skills are an advantage.
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Save the Children

What do we have to offer you?

  • We provide an opportunity to get firsthand work experienced on the NGO sector.
  • Gross internship fee of 300 per month for five days a week.
  • Expense allowance, including travel expenses for home/work

Offers are subject to positive references and the submission of a recent Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG).

Why do we ask for references and a VOG?
Save the Children participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.
As a children's rights organization that fights abuse in whatever form we first of all want to be able to guarantee that our own employees are not guilty of this or have done so. That's why we participate in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. And we purchase standardized references when you apply for a job with us. By applying you agree to this.

What kind of employer is Save the Children?
In the Netherlands you work together with approximately 120 colleagues, but you are also part of an international network of more than 25,000 colleagues in 120 countries. We are the world's largest children's rights organization, but that doesn't mean our organization is impersonal. We make sure that everyone's voice just like that of the children we fight for is heard. That every colleague can be themselves and develop further.

At Save the Children, we are proud of our diversity. That is why we invite everyone to apply for a job with us, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religious and/or cultural background, personality and/or other visible and invisible characteristics. We celebrate our differences because they allow us to grow together.

Application procedure:
Are you excited? Send your application before February 28, 2022, via [email protected]
We will try to respond to your application within 2 weeks of the closing date.
If you have any questions about the job please contact Irene Diaz Soto at [email protected] of Jan Apperloo at [email protected]
If you have any questions about the application procedure, please contact William Arink, HR-Advisor: telephone number 06 40 717 283 or [email protected]

* We only use all information you enter to process your application. No later than 4 weeks after the application procedure has ended, we will delete your data from our systems.

Company Description
Home/About Us/About Save the Children
Save the Children is the world's leading independent organization for children. We work in more than 120 countries, saving children's lives; fight for their rights; help them fulfill their potential.
We work to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Across all of our work, we pursue several core values: accountability, ambition, collaboration, creativity and integrity.
In 2013 we reached over 143 million children through our work, including over 52 million children directly. Follow this link to read our latest International Annual Review.

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