Catholic Relief Services-For Fresh Graduates

Catholic Relief Services would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following post.

About CRS:

As the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States, CRS carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion, or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work are accomplished through integrated programming in emergency response, health, agriculture/livelihoods, education, peacebuilding and more. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

1: Internship

  1. Job Descriptions:
    Title: Internship

Department: As assigned based on educational qualifications

Duration of internship: 12 months

Duty location: Addis Ababa and regions

Required No:6

Internship Summary
CRS Ethiopia offers Internship possibilities to a limited number of female recent graduates (fresh graduates) consistent with CRS mission and Guiding Principles. The program will be offered based on justifiable organizational needs, merit and the applicant meeting the selection criteria. The main aim of the Internship Program is to give female graduates a framework to enhance their educational experience through practical work assignments, thereby developing skills which will be useful for their career and future employment. The Program shall consider applicants from local universities who are currently studying towards a professional qualification or who have just acquired one and willing to have a practical experience.

Since the primary training method is experiential (i.e. service delivery in direct contact with service recipients), the CRS Intern service delivery tasks and duties are twofold: oriented towards learning and adding value through a tangible contribution to CRS programs and operations. Experiential training focuses on training for a practical workplace. The proposed training philosophy requires that in the process of learning new skills, the Intern also be required to demonstrate that they are capable of applying what they learn in a tangible “value-added” way.

Primary Responsibilities

Under the supervision of an experienced staff member and in collaboration with CRS partners, the intern will support assigned department with different tasks to help tailor their practical learning process. The tasks/assignments would be different depending on the department the intern is assigned, and specific scope of work would be provided during assignment.

Specific Benefits to the Intern
The purpose of CRS/ Ethiopia Female Internship Program will be to provide the Intern with:

Provide an opening or platform for employment opportunities to female graduates.
Better understanding of the organization’s goal and objectives in Ethiopia.
An insight into how an international organization operates.
Framework to enhance their educational experience through practical work assignments, thereby developing skills which will be useful for their career and future employment.
Possibility of working in a multicultural, multiethnic and multi-sectoral environment contributing to the development of mutual understanding, trust and tolerance.
Continued practical learning through application of the acquired education.
Key Working Relationships

Internal: Department managers, supervisors, CRS Addis and regional staff,

External: CRS partner organizations, vendors, consultants and suppliers as required.

Skill and educational background

Bachelor’s degree in any field of education (social or natural).
Graduated within 24 months of program start date (degree conferred between Oct 2022 – Oct 2024)
No prior experience required
Excellent speaking and writing skills in English.
Citizen of Ethiopia.
Willingness to travel (up to 25% of the time)
Excels in collaborative, multicultural environments.
Demonstrated commitment to respect, equity, diversity, and inclusion including gender equality.
Women & Person with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.
Knowledge of local language(s)
Agency-wide Respect, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (REDI) Competencies

Based on the mission, values, and guiding principles of the agency, CRS REDI competencies are to be exemplified by all staff in fulfillment of his or her respective roles and responsibilities.

Personal Accountability
Acts with Integrity
Builds and Maintains Trust
Collaborates with Others
Open to Learn
Strategic Mindset
Develops and Recognizes Others
Leads Change
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skills, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. We encourage qualified female and persons with disabilities to apply

Application way

Are you a fresh graduate or graduated with in the past 24 months and looking for an internship opportunity that features a professional skill and knowledge development? Do you want to join an international humanitarian organization and make a deference in people’s lives? Why wait then… Apply Here.

Deadline: July 15, 2024

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