by eduardo last modified 2013-11-23 05:42

 

Get involved

 

Team Nishan Delhi

Volunteer Internships

We have 9 weeks to  27 weeks on going internship positions for fresh graduates, social workers, investigators, teachers, lawyers, researchers  and others desiring to gain more practical experience in international human rights, conflict resolution and public policy advocacy.

These positions offer an incredible opportunity to work on the frontlines of justice in the world's largest electoral democracy in real life campaigning where you shoulder the active responsibility and assume situational leadership to have invaluable first hand experience and simultaneously be part of the history that is into making for India's transition to democracy from its colonial establishment.

These positions will be of interest to those interested in gaining 1st hand experience in NGO management, managing research projects and leading working groups.

Talented and competent applicants will also get an opportunity to contribute to Board meetings as well as participate in the creative development of the projects.

While working with Nishan, you have complete cultural immersion for being part of campaign.

All above opportunities provide chance to travel and interact with wide variety of people in this diverse country with complete cultural immersion in India's day today life with a purpose.

 Internship program goals are:

1. To utilize the intern’s talents, skills, and service to advance the core mission of UPHOLDING RIGHTS & JUSTICE.
2. To equip the intern with training and experience to strategize and organize campaign for interventions on public policy issues. 

3. To provide the intern with training and experience to advance their own careers in the field of human rights and public policy issues.
4. To help the intern become an ambassador of goodwill, who will share the Nishan story and the message of goodwill and international cooperation.

Position: Research Co-ordinator

Reporting to: Director

Duration: Minimum – 9 Weeks                                                                                                                                                     : Maximum -27 weeks

Language: English

Computer Education: Proficient in MS office

Minimum Education required: Post graduate in any stream with aptitude for research.

Objective: To provide assistance to the head in all operational and administrative campaign work of the organization.

Role & responsibility

ü  Assist in structuring the research projects and assist in recruiting researchers from state and central police organizations of India.

ü  Assist in exploring possibilities of collaboration on research projects with other national and international universities and institutions.

ü  Undertake independent research on any one of the research topics on police performance accountability and excessive use of force and present research paper in any of the seminars/workshops organized by Nishan in collaboration with Indian universities/police organizations.

--------------------------------------------------------------------

Position: Project assistant

Reporting to: Director

Duration: Minimum – 9 weeks                                                                                                                                                     : Maximum -27 weeks

Language: English

Computer Education: Proficient in MS office

Minimum Education required: Undergraduate with  minimum 1 year of paid working experience in any stream

 Or

 Bachelor degree in any stream.

Objective: To provide assistance to the head in all operational and administrative campaign work of the organization.

Role & responsibility

ü  Assist in managing the project a part of overall campaign.

ü  Assist in compilation of information, preparation of survey questionnaires and strategies of collection of data.

ü  Assist in analysis of field reports and identify issues and resolution and write to leadership in position of power to demand change.

ü  Assist in identifying anti democratic laws, rules and regulations , protocols and practices and strategize repeating of it and suggest subtitles with democratic best practices in vibrant democracies.

ü  Assist in preparationof project material for communication with stake holder’s (powerpoint presentation, banners and leaflects).

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Position: Campaign Assistant

Reporting to: Director

Duration: Minimum – 9 weeks      : Maximum -27 weeks

Language: English

Computer Education: Proficient in MS office

Minimum Education required: Undergraduate with minimum 1 year of paid working experience in any stream.

Or

Bachelor degree in any stream.

Objective: To provide assistance to the head in all operational and administrative campaign work of the organization.

Role & responsibility

ü  Participate in all field visits and organizational activities pursuant to upholding rights and justice.

ü  Assist in arranging meeting, prepare issue based agenda, discussion points for meeting with political, Police and community leadership.

ü  Assist in drawing minutes of the meetings and take follow up action on the issues.

ü  Assist in correspondence with Parliamentarians and bureaucrats on public policy issues.

ü  Assist in planning, strategizing and scheduling the campaign activity dedicated to collection of information, empowerment and mobilization of masses.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Position:  Programme Assistant-Fundraising

Reporting to: Director

Duration: Minimum – 9 weeks   : Maximum -27 weeks

Language: English

Computer Education: Proficient in MS office

Minimum Education required: Undergraduate with minimum 1 year of paid working experience in any stream.

Or

Bachelor degree in any stream.

Objective: To provide assistance to the head in all operational and administrative campaign work of the organization.

Role & responsibility

  • Compile and maintain a database of international and local donor organizations (international foundations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and private corporations offering donations)
  • Regularly monitor donor websites and identify and inform donor opportunities matching the work of the organization
  • Maintain a website and regularly update it with information about organization’s work
  • Assist the Director in writing concept notes, project ideas and project proposals and ensure their timely submission
  • Undertake independent research in finding alternative resources for long-term sustainability of the organization
  • Assist the Director in developing business plans to generate income from various sources.
  • Undertake online research and build contacts with potential individual donors and raise funds for the activities of the organization.
  • Maintain relationships with existing donors and respond to their requests regularly and keep updating them about the work of the organization
  • Improve and develop communications material for the organization such as brochure, website, annual report, DVD, poster etc.
  • Organize or provide assistance in organizing any fundraising events for the organization.

---------------------------------------------------------------------

Position: Media assistant

Duration: Minimum – 9 weeks     : Maximum -27 weeks

Language: English

Computer Education: Proficient in MS office

Minimum Education required: Undergraduate with minimum 1 year of paid working experience with any stream

                                                                                                Or

 Bachelor degree in any stream.

Objective: To provide assistance to the head in all operational and administrative campaign work of the organization.

Role & responsibility

ü  Assist in ensuring  presence of the organizational activity in regional, national & international media .

ü  Assist in preparing press releases.

ü  Assist in preparing matter for the website and social media.

ü  Assist in organizing press briefing.

ü  Assist in writing and planning of interviews for youtube.

ü  Assist in providing photography/video coverage of the meetings and prepare it for social media.

ü  Update contact information of regional, national and international media.

-----------------------------------------------------------------

 

 

The position is unpaid but the intern will be provided with subsidised accommodation and food by the organisation. In country travel expenses during the project work will be born by the organisation. Detailed administrative instructions will be provided on short listing.

Required language skills: English

 

 

Application instructions:

Email your application with CV and Cover letter/ Motivation Statement with two references to:

internships@nishanjustice.org

Application may contain following basic details:-
1. your name 2. date of birth 3. gender (male or female) 4. nationality 5. your contact details 6. education and work experience 7. other relevant qualification and skills 8. travel experience 9. please state any health condition that you have including allergies or disabilities 10. have you volunteered before in India 11. your dates and duration of availability in India.

Process: Within one week from the date of application successful candiates will be contacted and provided with administrative details, followed with Telephonic Interview for finalisation of candidature.

 

 volunteers At work

susana b2g

complaint

 
 
Follow us on Twitter
Global Goals 2030
Personal tools
Log in