3 month internship with ATD starting in February 2018

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

The internship is designed to give an opportunity for dedicated and talented individuals to gain experience working for the protection of human rights 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 three month long 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 launch and the implementation of the project “Your Rights are written in Stone” ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Human Rights and Poverty Stone unveiled near the Famine Statues on Custom House Quay.

– The organisation and facilitation of workshops for youth groups as part of the “Ireland, I have a dream” project marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King.

– The launch and the implementation of the project “The Leave No One Behind Conversations”. This series of debate is designed to reinforce the citizens and states’ commitments towards the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and the pledge to leave no one behind.

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

Send us your CV and cover letter before 22nd January 2018 at board@atdireland.ie