Introduction: White Ribbon Alliance is a globally connected, locally-led advocacy organization working to create a world where all girls and women realize their right to quality health and well-being.
White Ribbon Alliance is passionate about cultivating the next generation of advocates, activists and others seeking to support human rights and social justice. We are seeking candidates for the next term of our intern program. This is a part-time role estimated to be ten (10) to twenty (20) hours per week for six (6) months, until the end of 2021, dedicated to supporting White Ribbon Alliance’s advocacy, program and communications work.
We celebrate the voices of all people and believe that a respectful and inclusive workplace is built with diversity of people and ideas and is essential for the movement to thrive. We are committed to holding ourselves and all those we work with accountable to behavior that supports this. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage applications from people that do great work, are committed to our vision and mission, and will enhance our commitment to diversity of ideas and people from all backgrounds.
Responsibilities: Those selected to participate in the White Ribbon Alliance intern program will have the opportunity to pursue cross-cutting projects in business development, communications, and maternal and newborn health advocacy. Projects may include supporting outreach for global campaigns including What Women Want, working closely with the Respectful Maternity Care community, and supporting Alliances in countries across the world. Interns will gain experience in several fields that may include advocacy, global campaigns, event planning, new media and program and logistics management. Interns selected to participate will also have the opportunity to cocreate a project that will be worked on throughout the session and is based on your interests and our needs. Often this project is aligned with academic programs, professional development interests or career goals.
• Excellent writing, verbal, organization and research skills;
• Analytical and creative problem-solving skills;
• Ability to work well independently and in groups with minimal supervision;
• Interest and readiness to communicate respectfully and effectively across multi-cultural teams;
• Strong interest in international advocacy work around human rights;
• Proficient in Windows environment (Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
• Fluent or native Spanish language skills, applicants should have demonstrated proficiency in using the Spanish language in an academic or work setting previously;
• Experience or interest in using graphic design tools such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, or Canva
• Experience or interest in data science and using digital technology for advocacy