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Advocacy Intern

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing organization working to empower people in the world’s poorest communities to overcome the chronic lack of decent housing. Our vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.
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The FLEXi factor is appreciated, for example, by working mothers with small children, project managers or students.
advocacy
longterminternship
Location:
office (Bratislava)
homeoffice
Work time:
flexible
Job type:
Internship
Collaboration:
agreement
Salary:
from 5 € / hour
Last update: 27. 11. 2023

Job description

As an Advocacy Intern, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and multicultural environment, assisting the Program Team of HFHI Europe and Middle East (EME) Area Office, based in Bratislava (Nivy Tower), in their mission to accelerate housing ecosystem solutions, support affordable housing and eliminate energy poverty across the Central and Eastern European region. Your primary responsibilities will include conducting desk research on affordable housing and various EU policies. Additionally, you will support organization of events such as workshops and conferences, attend online and in-person events, and provide briefing materials and summaries. Administrative tasks and writing blogs for project websites will also be part of your role. Apart from being a great learning experience due to training, substantial tasks, proper involvement in the organization and mentorship, this internship position is paid, and you will be entitled to other employee benefits like meal vouchers or Multisport card. For more information, including requirements and application process, see the description below.

 

Working time: Approximately 20hrs per week (flexible)                                        

Responsibilities/Duties:

·     Desk research on affordable housing and on various EU policies

·     Help organize events (workshops, conferences)

·     Attend online/in-person conferences and workshops and summarize key points

·     Administrative tasks

·     Writing blogs for project websites

Who are we looking for

Required:

  • Must be a University student, completed bachelor degree is an advantage

  • Openness to learn and ability to process information

  • Excellent command of English, especially in writing

  • Interest in topics of housing/advocacy/sociology/EU grants

  • Interest in a long-term internship for a year or two is an advantage

Why should you choose us

What do we offer?

  • Working in a multicultural and friendly environment

  • Potential opportunity for full-time employment in the future

  • Laptop

  • Pay raise to 6 EUR/hour after one year of internship

  • Possibility to work from home

  • Employee recognition portal

  • Fully paid meal allowance (7€)

  •   Retreats and teambuilding activities organized by organization

  • Friendly and supportive working environment

Language proficiency

  • English - B2 - upper intermediate

Additional information

If you are interested in long-term internship with the HFHI EME Area Office, and in helping to eliminate poverty housing and you meet the requirements, please send in one document your motivation letter and CV in English indicating the position you are applying for. Closing date for applications: December, 10th 2023 however, the candidates are encouraged to apply earlier as shortlisting, and interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

Details

Start date

ASAP (by agreement)

For whom

  • University student

About organization

Nadácia Habitat for Humanity International

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit housing organization working to empower people in the world’s poorest communities to overcome the chronic lack of decent housing. Our vision is a world where everyo..
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