International Justice Mission

  • Field Administration Interns & Fellows - June 2019

    Category
    Internship
    Position Type
    Internships | Field Office
  • The Need

    Now accepting applications for June 2019 Interns and Fellows (Duration 12 Months)

    We will begin reviewing applications September 1. We strongly recommend you submit your application by October 1; however, applications may be reviewed after that point based on position availabuility. 

    *Please note that we are typically inundated with applications. We greatly appreciate your patience as we carefully review each candidate and ask that you hold your questions until contacted for an interview.

     

    IJM is seeking Interns and Fellows with a passion for justice and supporting IJM’s mission to protect the global poor from violence. The Field Executive Administration Interns and Fellows are highly organized, proactive, detail-oriented individuals who can represent the field leadership and assist in developing and maintaining seamless operations to support the Field Office’s operations. This position uses your organizational gifts to make an impact on IJM’s work and personnel globally. Depending on your level of experience, your role may involve some of the following responsibilities as well as other relevant duties that may be assigned by the Field Office Director or Supervisor.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with email management for FOD or Director;
    • Compile Monthly Report and Dashboard information;
    • Schedule meetings for FOD, Department Heads and other staff as needed;
    • Special projects as assigned by the FOD; 
    • Draft letters and other communications writing, including reviewing, proofreading, and editing documents;
    • Manage the Field Office Director (FOD) or Director’s calendar; and
    • Attend and record critical information from IJM leadership meetings.

    Positions may be available in: Manila, Philippines; Cebu, Philippines; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Bangkok, Thailand; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Bangalore, India; Kolkata, India; Chennai, India; Delhi, India; Mumbai, India; Nairobi, Kenya; Kampala, Uganda; Gulu, Uganda; Accra, Ghana; La Paz, Bolivia; Guatemala City, Guatemala; or Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Not every position will be available in every office.

    Requirements

    Internship Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree;
    • Organizational and administrative skills;
    • Attention to detail;
    • Knowledge of Microsoft software and Windows strongly preferred; and
    • Fluency in Spanish required for Latin America offices.

    Fellowship Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree;
    • Master's Degree or above or 3+ years of related work experience; 
    • Organizational and administrative skills;
    • Attention to detail;
    • Knowledge of Microsoft software and Windows strongly preferred; and
    • Fluency in Spanish required for Latin America offices.

    Critical Qualities

    • Mature orthodox Christian faith;
    • Humble and resilient;
    • Pursues excellence;
    • Culturally aware and appreciative of difference;
    • Strong service ethic;
    • Innovative problem solver; 
    • Ability to build trust and strong partnerships with others;
    • Courageous in pursuing opportunities and challenges; 
    • Tenacious in achieving goals; and
    • Professional.

    To apply, please upload the following items compiled into one document: (Please note, applications missing one or more of these items will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.)

    • Cover Letter describing your interest in an IJM Internship or Fellowship
    • Resume
    • Statement of Faith (if not addressed in cover letter)

    **When you apply, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information for two references; one Work or Academic Reference and one Spiritual Reference. Please note that if we move forward with your application, we may be contacting them for further information about your candidacy.

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