“Relief International (RI), an international relief and development agency with cross-sectoral programs bridging relief and development, currently seeks a Microfinance & Program Development Intern

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Program Development Director, assist in the process of institutionalizing RI’s microfinance programming, contributes to the development of the RI response in Haiti, as well as departmental research and proposal development requirements.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
-Develop reporting system and benchmarks for microfinance programming
-Support specialized research and program development projects
-Create and/update contract and budget templates
-Support administrative needs of PD department (filing, etc.)
-Assist PD staff members as needed
-Assist in writing and editing project proposals

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
This position demands a dynamic individual with a demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
-Microfinance knowledge/background – required
-Strong oral and written communication skills
-15-40 hours weekly; M-F varied schedule
-Professional demeanor
-Computer literacy (Excel, in particular) and thorough internet knowledge
-General knowledge of world affairs and international/intergovernmental institutions
-Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
-Second language preferred

Salary:  Unpaid, monthly transportation stipend and academic credit available.

Application Procedure: To be considered for this recruitment, please submit a cover letter and resume with the date of availability to intern@ri.org .  The email subject line should include the following: Microfinance & PD Intern-DC.”

Source: Devex.com

About Jerry Ostradicky

I work in Advertising Operations at Zillow, but LOVE microfinance. I'm always interested in startups, especially non-profits, reach out to me if you're working on anything cool!