Internships at ACTED

Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Internships

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Location(s)

  • Afghanistan
  • Cambodia
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo: Democratic Republic
  • Congo: Republic
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Iraq
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Pakistan
  • Palestinian Authority
  • Philippines
  • Senegal
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Uganda
  • Yemen

Overview

Since 1993, as the second French NGO, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. Independent, private and nonprofit, French NGO ACTED (operating under the French law Association loi 1901) respects a strict political and religious impartiality, and operates following principles of non-discrimination, transparency, according to its core values: responsibility, impact, enterprising-spirit and inspiration.

Details

ACTED’s vocation is to support vulnerable populations affected by wars, natural disasters and/or economic and social crises, and to accompany them in building a better future; thus contributing to the Millennium Development Goals

ACTED considers its staff to be the most important resource. As such, ACTED interns enjoy exceptional support from the organisation with a wide range of benefits.

ABOUT US

Act today I Invest in tomorrow

We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. ACTED develops and implements programs that target the most vulnerable amongst populations that have suffered from conflict, natural disaster, or socio-economic hardship. ACTED’s approach looks beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihoods reconstruction and sustainable development.

Our mandate

Independent, private and non-profit, ACTED respects a strict political and religious impartiality, and operates following principles of non-discrimination, transparency, according to its core values: responsibility, impact, enterprising-spirit and inspiration.

ACTED is committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

Our vision

Every human being has the right to live in dignity.
We choose to act for immediate change in the lives of those in urgent need.
We create new possibilities and sustainable change together with people by investing in their potential.

Our values

The commitment of ACTED and that if our teams is guided by 4 core values:

  • Responsibility: we ensure the efficient and responsible delivery of humanitarian aid with the means and the resources that have been entrusted to us.
  • Impact: we are committed to having the most sustainable impact for the communities and the people with whom we engage.
  • Enterprising-spirit: we are enterprising and engage in our work with a spirit that creates value and overcomes challenges.
  • Inspiration: we strive to inspire all those around us through our vision, values, approaches, choices, practice, actions and advocacy.

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Eligibility

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Dates

Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year


Cost/funding for participants

  • Living allowance - All ACTED interns receive a monthly living allowance to assist with cost of living in the country of assignment. ACTED covers the cost of food and free housing is provided  by the organisation’s guesthouses in each country of intervention. 
  • Luggage allowance - A luggage allowance is provided for all staff. The amount is determined by contract length. 
  • Health Coverage and Pension Plans - ACTED provides all intern with a health coverage plan which includes illness, maternity, invalidity, hospitalisation, repatriation (for a medical emergency or decease of an immediate family member), as well as life insurance. 
  • Rest and Recuperation (R&R) - ACTED grants R&R days for interns depending on hardship and security factors in his/her country of assignment.  
  • Return ticket - Besides the round trip airfare provided for interns to travel between his/her country of residence to his/her mission at the beginning and end of the regular contract period.
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