1. You will be exposed to cutting edge migration and development programming
CARE has been working on gender, migration and development issues for several years in different parts of the world, including South Asia, where it has been implementing a five-year regional project: EMPHASIS.
Funded by the Big Lottery Fund, EMPHASIS aims to reduce vulnerabilities among cross-border migrants. This program focuses on migrants' access to HIV and AIDS services, information and support, with a particular focus on empowering women.
2. You will contribute to organising a major international conference
You will be supporting a multicultural and multidisciplinary team in organising a major international event. You will learn and fine tune competencies such as time management, team work, organisational skills and logistics and you will be providing support to the facilitators during this two day conference.
3. You will develop your Communication and Networking Skills
This role will give you the opportunity to engage with various internal and external stakeholders, including people working in international agencies, NGOs, government and academia. You will improve your communication skills and you will be networking with a wide range of interesting people.
4. You will nurture and develop your academic interest
This conference will showcase cutting edge migration challenges and the likely evolution and future of migration.
After all your hard work, you will attend the conference and be an active participant throughout the two days. Working together with the team you will attend the lectures, seminars and workshops, taking notes to assist with compiling the final report. You will see the latest in research, development models and direct successes from the field.
5. You will gain valuable insights into the workings of one of the top-ten international NGOs
In 2013, the Global Journal released its annual list of the world's top 100 NGOs and ranks CARE International as 7th overall and 2nd in the humanitarian sector.
Finally, in return for your services we will pay you the equivalent of £15,561 per annum pro rata.
For more information about how to apply and full Terms of Reference for this role, please visit CARE International UK's jobs page.
The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 21 April 2014.
Interviews: Thursday 1st May 2014