Intern, Youth Development

Responsibilities

  • Develop new ideas to better engage youth during and post-Youth Assembly
  • Research partners/sponsors for career orientated and professional development opportunities
  • Conduct outreach and follow-up with United Nations Permanent Missions
  • Assist with scheduling Mission Visits
  • Assist with Campus Ambassadors Program
  • Assist in selection process for Youth Assembly scholarship and awards
  • Identify and engage talented youth during the Youth Assembly
  • Assist in volunteer recruitment process
  • Organize and maintain databases
  • Help draft and proofread letters and other communications, as needed
  • Help conduct post-Youth Assembly activities
  • Collaborate with other departmental teams for planning youth engagement and development
  • Assist with other miscellaneous tasks as needed

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years’ relevant internship and/or work experience preferred
  • Must have a strong interest in international development and youth development
  • Experience or knowledge of the United Nations preferred
  • Must be able to work under strict deadlines
  • Have a creative approach to developing ideas and solving problems
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; email and phone etiquette
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite and G-Suite
  • Strong attention to detail, time-management, and organizational skills
  • Self-starter and a team player
  • Global perspective and strong cultural awareness

To apply

Please send an email to joinus[at]faf.org with a copy of your resume and at least two (2) references from former professional or academic employers.