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Child Labor Project Intern  

About the Organization Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.
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Category Internship  

POSITION Description

Position Title: Child Labor Project Intern

LOCATION: Arlington, VA

GROUP: Civil Society & Education

Reports to: Civil Society & Education Program Officers and Program Associates


The Child Labor Project Intern will assist with day-to-day operations, monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management efforts of select child labor projects in the CSE Group.


Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Support project staff in the management of project Salesforce database. Carry out data quality checks and develop quick-guides and tools to promote database adoption among project staff;

  • Develop or revise tools for data collection, analysis, and reporting;

  • Support the development of country M&E tools and country-specific results frameworks;

  • Review data and run data analyses as needed;

  • Support country and child labor desk research needs as needed;

  • Support child labor research and survey design as needed;

  • Support the development of project deliverables such as assessments, briefs, and reports;

Knowledge Management

  • Design experience sharing strategy and timeline for project staff;

  • Create and disseminate handouts of project data and success stories;

  • Draft blog posts and other documents for internal and public consumption;

Operational Support

  • Assist in the coordination of project start-up across multiple countries, including following up with field staff to track tasks and updating start-up work plan tool.

  • Support country registration efforts;

  • Liaise with field teams and home office colleagues to support the development of country-specific operational manuals;

  • Disseminate and provide guidance to field staff on financial and administrative forms and templates;

  • Support recruitment of field staff and consultants, including reviewing applications, scheduling interviews, and collecting supporting documents from candidates;

  • Schedule remote and in-country trainings for recently-hired field staff;

  • Update and maintain project-specific collaboration sites;

  • Coordinate policy approvals with Winrock operation support units;

  • Review bid documentation for procurements and coordinate approval process;

  • Process consultancy and procurement payments;

  • Update and review payment trackers for subrecipient organizations;

  • Review monthly financial reports and fund requests submitted by project field teams;

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Background:

Education: Candidates should be graduate- or upperclassmen undergraduate-level students in a field relevant to international development. Candidates with a focus on areas relevant to CSE programming (social development areas including education, child protection/child labor, livelihoods/economic strengthening, human trafficking, civil society strengthening/organizational development, youth, and gender) are preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Language skills in French and/or Spanish strongly desired;

  • Exceptional writing and other communications skills;

  • Strong analytical and research skills;

  • Experience developing data collection questionnaires, forms, or other tools preferred;

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, ability to think critically and work independently;

  • Proficiency in Salesforce, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint) strongly desired;

  • International development and child labor experience preferred.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, caste, tribe, age (40 or older), disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Winrock International recommends that you read the following notices provided by the United States Government before applying:

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Your Rights Under the Polygraph Protection Act
Your Rights Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
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