27 Nov

3 month internship with ATD starting in January 2019

ATD Ireland is seeking a motivated person to join their small and dynamic team for a 3 month long unpaid internship.

The internship is designed to give an opportunity for dedicated and talented individuals to gain experience working for the protection of human rights, the prevention of discrimination and the promotion of the sustainable development goals through a wide variety of grass roots projects.

This internship offers a great opportunity to gain first-hand experience of working within a local NGO while also gaining experience of how ATD International operates, with teams in 40 countries worldwide. The intern will be involved with the organisation of a number of events and campaigns, learning from ATD long-term volunteers about specific participatory approaches to poverty.

Interns spend three months at ATD Irelands office in Mountjoy Square, Dublin 1.

This internship is unpaid however upon successful completion participants will be considered for an additional six month long discovery and training programme which includes an accommodation payment and a monthly stipend.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

The intern will support the team and participate in the organisation of several major events and campaigns:

– The implementation of the project “Europe Matters to End Socio-Economic Discrimination” ahead of a European meeting at the Parliament in Brussels (February 2019) and an advocacy campaign in April and May 2019

– The organisation and facilitation of workshops for youth groups as part of the Unity in the Community Youth Group activity plan (see the “Ireland, I have a dream” project).

– Awareness raising activities about the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the pledge to leave no one behind. (see www.leavenoonebehind.ie)

Read more about the internship and the ways to apply here!

Send us your CV and cover letter before 17th December 2018 at board@atdireland.ie