human rights internships

Duration: 3 – 6 Months

Short description: This project was named after a young Zimbabwean who died of starvation on the streets of Cape Town whilst waiting to get his asylum papers. Formed in 2007, this project exists to assist refugees who face a similar plight on the streets of CapeTown.

Tasks: Assisting with the refugee interviews and follow-up appointments, administration, office administration and organisation, data capturing – database /reports /networking etc, thank you letters and acknowledgements, general help and assistance to office manager, attending committee meetings and taking minutes, communicating and networking via Internet, email and telephone to access resources e.g. training courses, food, clothing, jobs etc, networking with various NPO’s in the community, attending forums and meetings and sending out summary reports.

Applicant requirements: The intern has to be interested in working for an NGO and be willing to be part of a small team. An all rounder, willing to to be involved with all aspects of the organisation would be idea.

Level of education: Any level

Language skills: Good English