Volunteer – Programs Intern

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Volunteer – Programs Intern

  • Post Date:February 20, 2021
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  • Career Level Student
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    Experience Less than 1 Year
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

Working location: Newlands, Harare
Duration: 12 months


Established in 1949, SOS Children’s Villages International (CVI) is a dynamic, international social development organization working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children without parental care and those who are at the risk of losing it.
SOS Children’s Villages Association of Zimbabwe is a member of SOS International – a worldwide children’s social welfare organisation, providing vulnerable children without homes with a family home and educational opportunities as well as strengthening families to reduce poverty.

Mission of the position

The Program Intern supports the Institutional Partnership Development and the Monitoring & Evaluation team in the development of partnerships with institutions, to significantly diversify and increase the financial resources available for national programs. The incumbent will be a key contributor to the growth of the funding portfolio as well as day to day donor relationship management with donors and sponsors.

Position duties and responsibilities

  • Identifying Institutional partnership opportunities at national and local level i.e. corporates, embassies and foundations;
  • Writing concept notes and full proposals for both grants and contracts under the strategic guidance of M&E Coordinator and IPD Officer;
  • Securing the organization’s participation in consortia applications and proposal development processes externally, and development of value propositions for sharing with potential partner;
  • Developing material to help promote SOS CV Zimbabwe amongst potential donors, partners and key Government representatives, including briefings, capacity statements and presentations;
  • Support in organizing all local fundraising activities;
  • Carry out local and international donor scoping.

Qualifications and competencies

  • A minimum qualification of a Bachelor degree in social sciences (social work, international relations, political science, sociology developments studies, psychology, community development or economics);
  • At least six months relevant partnerships development, fundraising or monitoring and evaluation work experience;
  • Strong relationship building skills and competences, demonstrates initiative and ability to work independently and as a member of a team, especially cross-cultural, to meet program needs.

To apply

Applications supported by a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), and copies of academic certificates, clearly indicating the position being applied to in the email subject line, should be submitted electronically.  E-mail applications should bear the reference number of the position in the subject line of the email. E-mail: Applications including at least three traceable referees should be sent to: [email protected]

Applications that are late do not have a CV or certificates attached will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“Every child belongs to a family and grows with love, respect and security.”

Deadline: 1 March 2021