Programme Support Intern (national contract)

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The Opportunity

The Program Support Intern will report to Deputy Head of Office (DHoO) whilst providing support to various project and functions and s/he will work closely with the specialists/coordinators in the program department. The Program Support Intern will play a coordination role with the program team in covering gaps, track actions, and in the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and play a more versatile role as per instructions by the DHoO.

In order to be successful you will bring/have:

  • BSc/BA/BEng in Social Sciences, Political Sciences, International Relations, Economy or related field
  • Familiarity/training/experience in administration of non-profit work
  • Computer literate (including working knowledge of Microsoft Office) and ability to do internet-based research
  • Fluent in English (speaking, understanding, reading, and writing)
  • Strong organizational skills and discretion with confidential information
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to work independently and proactively
  • Proven ability to handle challenging work load
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Preferably previous working experience (including paid internships) in NGOs, private sector
  • Arabic/Turkish proficiency is highly desirable.
  • Preferably previous experience working in humanitarian programmes in education and protection sectors.
  • Preferably experience in working with children and adolescents, and particularly refugees.

    We offer a competitive package in the context of the sector at the pay-grade of the position, transportation allowance as per relevant internal policy and 20 days of annual leave per year.

Position holder will be based in Antakya/Hatay, therefore legal right to work in Turkey is necessary at the time of applicaton.

The Organisation
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:
Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

How to apply

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