Provided by: Skateistan
Skateistan is an award-winning international non-profit organization empowering children through skateboarding and education in Afghanistan, Cambodia and South Africa. Through our innovative programs which combine creative, arts-based education with the fun and freedom of skateboarding, Skateistan gives children the opportunity to become leaders for a better world. Mission: Empowering children through skateboarding and education. Vision: Creating leaders for a better world.
Internship Position: Berlin, Germany OR remote-based (CET timezone)
Terms: Six months, 12-16 Hours/Week
Next placement: October 2020 through March 2021
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for nonprofit work and interest in skateboarding or action sports, to join our international program team for a six-months. You will be able to commit 12-16 hours each week during regular office hours (Mon-Fri, 09:00-17:00 CET). The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the growing area of monitoring, evaluation and learning in the sport for development sector. You will also gain insight into the workings of the first international NGO to combine skateboarding and education activities for youth empowerment.
You will work closely with Skateistan's MEL Manager and Officer either from your home office or from our international head office in Berlin. You'll be supporting the quantitative data analysis and documentation of global data, as well as assisting with research in our priority impact areas including youth development, education, gender equality, disability inclusion and wellbeing. You will help ensure all communication is streamlined with the development and communications teams. There is also the opportunity to get creative with the team, assisting with the process of new monitoring, evaluation and learning activities.
Opportunities and Responsibilities:
Assisting in the documentation of Skateistan’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning activities
Assisting in the analysis and organization of data collected from Skate Schools around the world
Copy-editing and fact checking of internal Skateistan reports and donor reports
Social impact research
Assisting the international Programs team with other tasks as needed
Skateistan is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We encourage applications from people who identify as ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and individuals from groups that have been marginalised.
Skateistan has zero tolerance for child abuse, and we require every employee and volunteer to sign our child protection policy declaration and pass a thorough check up including but not limited to a police clearance certificate.
The position can be offered as a Pflichtpraktikum, Freiwilliges Praktikum, a limited part-time employment position or limited freelance position, depending on the circumstances and profile of the chosen candidate. Students are welcome to apply and seek university credits through the position. If you are interested in applying for this position, please upload your CV and Cover Letter using the form here: https://skateist.jobs.people-first.com/jobs/d680ce35-e3ca-4694-bab6-16e5fdc90060.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Candidates should be from:
Description of Ideal Candidate:
Essential Skills and Qualifications:
Proficient in Excel
Advanced level of English (written/spoken)
Highly organized and able to multitask
Self-motivated and strong attention to detail
Passionate about sport for development, education or skateboarding
Practical experience, student or graduate of Development Studies, Impact Evaluation, Child Psychology or related program with a strong emphasis on research and working with data
Experience in using Excel and/or databases such as Salesforce
Experience in administration or office environment
Experience volunteering for a nonprofit
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Program Starts: October 19, 2020
Program Ends: March 26, 2021