Posted 11 months ago by GIZ
Location Duhok Job Type Internship
Salary Sector NGO
The internship is ideal for students or recent graduates as it gives the opportunity to get to know GIZ’s work in Iraq, thereby conducting capacity development through on the job training. GIZ Iraq offers to all interns an appropriate expense allowance that is not a salary for services rendered but should cover expenses of the intern on a lump sum basis. The expense allowance provided by GIZ is 600 USD per month. The internship is a full time position of 40 working hours per week for 4 to 6 month. Public Holidays are respected as well as individual holidays are occurred according to GIZ rules. The internship does not constitute employment with GIZ. 
The intern supports the work of the GIZ project “Sport for Development” which aims to provide sport activities in IDP and refugee camps as well as in host communities as a means of psychosocial support, violence prevention and conflict transformation. The project capacitates trainers, teachers and social workers in the holistic and sustainable Sport for Development-methodology and provides sport equipment to implementation sites. 
The internship will be based in the GIZ Office in Erbil with frequent trips including overnight stays to Dohuk. 
In this context.
Programmatic Tasks The intern 
  • Support the translation of workshop contents from English to Badini/Arabic and vice versa 
  • Support to preparations and follow up of leaning material development 
  • Support the preparation, conduction and follow up of workshops 
  • Support to preparations and follow up of the necessary paperwork for the project 
Administrative Tasks The intern 
  • Undertakes administrative tasks such as preparation of paperwork for administrative processes 
  • Attending meetings and preparing meeting minutes and reports 
Other duties/additional tasks The intern 
  • Assists other colleagues as needed in their projects 
Required qualifications, competencies and experience 
  • secondary school education and enrollment in university in the subjects of business administration, social sciences, sport sciences or similar is an asset OR University degree 
  • Professional experience 
  • experience in office and project support are an asset 
  • understanding of and first experience in the “Sport for Development” approach, psychosocial support measures and violence prevention tools are an asset 
  • experience in working with IDPs, refugees or similar are an asset 
Other knowledge, additional competencies 
  • very good knowledge of English and Badini or Arabic 
  • reliable, committed, pro-active, respectful attitude 
  • able to work independently but also great team player 
  • open to learn, creative thinker 
  • interested in working in an intercultural environment 
  • interested in various kinds of sport 
  • Committed to improve the living conditions and wellbeing of IDPs and refugees 


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