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Program Committee Intern

Internship Description
Organization: 
Shadhika Project, Inc.
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Internship Location: 
Front Range
Internship Category: 
Administrative | Programs/Services
Internship Description: 

Shadhika provides funding and support to women-led, locally controlled non-profits in India working to empower at-risk girls so that they — and India – can realize their aspirations for a better future.
We seek to break the cycle of poverty and address gender inequality in India by investing in the education, empowerment and economic self-sufficiency of girls.
Job Description:
• Works directly with President & CEO, the Program Committee Chair and the Program Committee
• Assist in creating, gathering and implementing materials for the following Shadhika programs: Supports for Success, Shadhika Scholars, Ready for Work, Boys for Girls, and Partners Capacity Building Program
• Conduct research as needed relating to the communities Shadhika serves
• Gathering information from Shadhika’s partners in India
• Due diligence on possible organizations for Shadhika to fund
* Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree, or in process, in International Relations or related field
• Commitment to Women’s Empowerment and International Development
• Excellent writing and research skills
• Organized, efficient, and detail-oriented
• Motivated and self-directed
• Strong and proven work-ethic
* Computer literacy (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Overview:
• Dates: February through August 2017 (start and end dates flexible)
• Location: Posner Center for International Development 1031 33rd Street, Denver CO 80205
• Hours Per Week: 8-16 hours week, depending on availability
* Compensation: unpaid
Benefits
• Ongoing training and collaboration with individuals working in international development
• Corresponding with Shadhika’s partners in India
* Working with Shadhika’s President and CEO as well as Board Members
Training
• Knowledge of issues facing at-risk women in India
• Knowledge of NGOs in India
• Experience implementing grant programs
• Experience conducting due diligence on potential grantees
* Knowledge of key topical areas for women’s empowerment, including career development, life skills training

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