GlobalGiving long term intern

Conduct site visits and workshops in South America, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Eastern/Central Europe, or China/East Asia for GlobalGiving. Gain valuable experience in the field while having the adventure of a lifetime!

GlobalGiving is the first and largest global crowdfunding community that connects nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country around the world. We make it possible for local organizations to access the funding, tools, training, and support they need to become more effective and make our world a better place.GlobalGiving is looking for a passionate, motivated, and enthusiastic individual to travel throughout these regions for at least 6 months in spring 2017 to:
visit development projects and offer training and support to existing GlobalGiving nonprofit partners;
evaluate the work of partner organizations and report back to GlobalGiving;
conduct outreach and run workshops for organizations interested in GlobalGiving;
and establish new and beneficial partnerships for GlobalGiving in the field.

What you’ll be doing

As a GlobalGiving Field Traveler Intern in either South America, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Eastern/Central Europe, or China/East Asia, you will spend 6 months in the region meeting with local change makers who are caring for chimpanzees in Senegal, Empowering indigenous women in Colombia, training teachers in rural China, and more! You will act as ambassadors of GlobalGiving, conducting site visits of GlobalGiving’s partner organizations and working closely with local organizations to identify areas for improvement in their fundraising.
You will have the chance to help us spread the word about GlobalGiving in these places by reaching out to organizations that are a good match for our fundraising site and organizing informational workshops.

This unique program is designed for those interested in educational enrichment and professional development in a variety of fields, from International Philanthropy to Digital Marketing, to Project Management.

So, what are some of the benefits and professional development opportunities a GlobalGiving Field
Traveler Intern enjoys?

You’ll participate in a 4-week mandatory and intensive training in Washington, DC in January and February. You’ll gain skills in monitoring and evaluation, online fundraising, workshop management, measuring impact, and much more!
During your time in the office, interact with some of the coolest people around, and talk with changemakers in the social sector.
Opportunities to write for the GlobalGoodness or Tools + Trainings blog for GlobalGiving
Upon completion of the program, you will present your findings and experience to the GlobalGiving staff.
Training in storytelling and photography from experts in the field
Opportunities to build your portfolio and feature your experience on GlobalGiving’s social media channels
See the sites! Take time off during your travel to check out the Great Wall of China, relax on the Black Sea coast, or explore jungles with Gorillas.

Learn more about In-the-Field program and former field interns’ experiences!
This position is unpaid and program participants are expected to fund their entire trip including on-ground travel and accommodations.
GlobalGiving will reimburse expenses for flights to and from the region for up to $1,500 and travel medical insurance. GlobalGiving will also provide a small communications stipend, training, office support, and workshop funding.


• Job and/or experience in international development, nonprofit management, or marketing and communications.
• Self-starters who have demonstrated the ability to work independently and in collaboration with other team members
• Cross-cultural understanding, responsiveness, and flexibility to changing circumstances (because things are bound to go differently than expected in the field!)
• Travel experience and knowledge of the region is strongly preferred
• Up-beat attitude and a good sense of humor
• Relevant language skills are a plus; for South America, advanced Spanish is preferred and for China, advanced Mandarin is preferred
• This trip is paid for by the volunteers. As a result, volunteers should be prepared to travel and live inexpensively.
Email us at inthefield @ globalgiving . org with any additional questions. We look forward to hearing from you!

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