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Kenya: intern

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Catholic Relief Services
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 24 May 2017

About CRS:

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.


The Gavi Civil Society Platforms Project is looking for an intern to support the Global Management Team with documentation of lessons learned and success stories from the implementing countries, in addition to supporting with day to day tasks. The goal of this work is to ensure that the platforms have a voice and documented evidence of project successes is available towards the end of the project implementation period.

Specific Tasks for the Intern

  1. Assist the platforms with the documentation of lessons learned and success stories

  2. Work alongside platforms to document interesting immunization stories

  3. Work to develop and improve GMT news letters

  4. Ensuring that Country HSS profiles are up to date

  5. Act as Rapporteur for GMT meetings and team events

  6. Workplan and budget tracking for the Gavi platforms and upload to Zoho

  7. Support with development of Gavi slides for meetings

  8. Support Program Coordinators with and other Gavi related requests

Key deliverables for the assignment

  1. Documented Success stories from 80% of implementing platforms

  2. News Letter template developed and approved by CRS GMT, OAG and Steering Committee

  3. 2 newsletters developed and circulated to platform members, OAG and Steering Committee

  4. Final intern report on experience during internship period or Immunization related area


  1. Currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program or has completed bachelor degree coursework

  2. Background in one of the following fields, preferred: Public Health, Communications, International Development, Psychology, Public Policy.

  3. Strong writing, editing, and communication skills in English (additional proficiency in French preferred)

  4. Interest in immunization, civil society advocacy, and public policy

  5. Excellent work ethic and avid team player

Internship Duration and Compensation

This assignment will be undertaken for 7 months, from July 1st 2017 – January 31st 2018. The intern will be required to work a minimum of three days a week at the CRS EARO offices.

How to apply:

Written applications indicating the reference number and CV including day-time contact phone numbers, as well as names and contact information of three references should reach the below-mentioned by Close of Business Wednesday May 24, 2017.

Human Resources Manager

Catholic Relief Services – Kenya Program


Please indicate the Reference Number (Ref: 2017/31) on the ‘email subject. Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: Catholic Relief Services (CRS) does not charge any fees from applicants for any recruitment. Further, CRS has not retained any agent in connection with this recruitment