Position: Program Intern (Asia Foundation)__Deadline:26-April

The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives and expanding opportunities across Asia and the Pacific. Informed by 70 years of experience and deep local knowledge, our work is focused on governance, climate action, gender equality, education and leadership, inclusive growth, and international cooperation. We work in more than 20 countries through our 17 permanent country offices and programs across Asia and the Pacific, supported by a headquarters in San Francisco and an office in Washington, DC. Our funding comes from a diverse array of bilateral and multilateral development agencies, foundations, corporations, and individuals.

The selected intern will work to support the Let’s Read Program:
Let’s Read Program draws on The Asia Foundation’s deep expertise and networks in communities across Asia to cultivate the skills of local authors, translators, illustrators and publishers while building Asia’s free digital library for children through Book Creation and Book Translation Events.
The intern will play a significant role in helping to achieve Let's Read's mission of building reading communities; we seek a dedicated recent graduate to join us as a full-time intern to work towards this goal in the following areas.

Internship Objectives
  • Support the Let's Read and Play Project as it drives toward success with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports;
  • Be a focal person and maintain communication with partners, including the Early Childhood Education Department, public kindergarten schools, consultants, and parents;
  • Address challenges and with the Program team response to the needs of the project;
  • Plan a frequent visit to monitor three public kindergartens that utilize the Let’s Read and Play curriculum;
  • With the Program Team, support the curriculum development team to finalize a package of preschool curriculum.
  • Be ready to support quarterly events conducted by the public kindergarten schools.
Knowledge gained:
  • Experience working in a professional working environment while learning about program structure, internal and external communications, project development, work plan, and program team;
  • Opportunity to build your professional network with donors, partner NGOs, and inspiring individuals, particularly in the education space;
  • Discover your knowledge and skills in education while collaborating with Cambodia's program team.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with regional team and participate in workshops and webinars on education and reading material development.
Working Hour, Duration and Level of Effort
[6 month-internship]
[Full-time, 37.5 hours per week]
[Full-time, 8 am to 5:00 pm]

Required Qualifications
  • Fresh  graduates  from  social  sciences  such  as  Education,  Development  Studies,  and  International Relations/Studies are preferred.
  • Interested in working with NGOs and passionate about children’s books and reading.
  • Have good interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrate the willingness to learn new things and new challenges;
  • Able to work on a variety of tasks simultaneously, meet deadlines under pressure, and collaborate with various people in a multicultural team;
  • Proficient in both English and Khmer (spoken and written).
Name: Virakdara Sor
Title: Let’s Read Program Officer |HP: 093 316 473 |E-mail: virakdara.sor@asiafoundation.org

  • The Internship will be based in the Phnom Penh office with the subject of travel, and accommodation will be required if needed. The Asia Foundation will pay all travel costs associated with program assignment for any programming-related travel to provinces.
Other Cash and Non-Cash Benefits
  • Intern will get a $300 monthly stipend for working full-time.
  • $5 Monthly Pre-paid telephone card (Voucher)-call or internet data
  • Sick leave: 6 days total [ per length of internship program]
  • Holidays: align with the Office’s Public holidays
  • Vacation leave: 1.25 days per month or 7.5 days in total of the length of the internship
  • Unpaid leave: if the intern has not accumulated enough leave, then her/his stipend will be adjusted to deduct an amount based on the leave required/taken. This will be at the discretion of the senior management.
Interested Candidates need to send:
  1. Up-to-date cover letter and CV (CV length should not be longer than 4 pages)
  2. To [email protected]
  3. Subject line- application for “Program Intern”
  4. In your CV, by putting your 3 references on the last page of your CV
The Asia Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, color, or any other protected class.

Moreinfo:  https://asiafoundation.org/about/careers

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