Pasantía publicado por: Conserve Natural India
Publicado el: 07/01/2013
REstore is a multi-faceted, multi-functional project that combines the areas of microfinance, recycling and handicrafts, community outreach and ecologically friendly household cleaning and toiletry products. This project is individually unique in that the end result is the compilation of inputs, projects and involvement by every EduCARE India Program: ConservEN, MicroempowerED, RuralHealthCare, Young Women's IDEA and Education. An intern involved in this project, then, is focused primarily on the three pillars of sustainable development: social and economic advancement and environmental conservation. The REstore project, which when implemented takes place in a specified office/shop location, has three goals:
Over the past few months our REstore project has really taken off! We have secured two office locations, one in Naddi (Himachal Pradesh) and the other in Janauri. The Naddi location will having its grand opening in the month of May, and the Janauri will hopefully be ready to open in June. We need interns to come to research, develop and implement new sustainable entrepreneurial schemes, help with continuity of current restore activities and projects, contribute to workshops and seminars and help develop a business scheme that will take REstore into the future.
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Reports to: Program Coordinator
Timeframe: 6-12 months
Age Restrictions: 18 to 35 years of age
Tasks and responsibilities:
The Project Manager's role is to innovate and manage one or more projects within the areas listed above, with the support of Project Assistant Managers, at a specified cluster location within one of the three EduCARE India centres: Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan. They work closely with the Program Coordinator to implement on-ground projects and manage them daily, monitor and evaluate these projects and their resource needs on a weekly and monthly basis, and update the project manuals, with the assistance of the Project Assistant Manager. Additionally, the Project Manager should reach out to their community and create/maintain communication and collaboration with the local people for their education and empowerment.
Assistant Project Manager:
Reports to: Project Manager.
Timeframe: 3-6 months
The Project Assistant Manager works on one or more ConservEN projects. They will be assigned to one specific office location within the three program centres: Himachal Pradesh, Punjab or Rajasthan. The Project Assistant Manager works closely with the Project Manager, who will provide guidance and direction and resource needs. They will also work with the Program Coordinator to ensure that their projects fit with the overall aim, mission and values of the organization.
Together with the Sustainability Project Manager, the Sustainablity Project Assistant Managers form a team to assure the continuity and quality of one of the Environmental Projects. This job role will put you in the center of the work field and you will be in close contact with the local community. Being involved in the social projects run by the VIKAS Centres will provide you with invaluable work experience in development and let you experience Indian culture first hand.
Tasks and responsibilities:
Free on-site accommodation is provided. Free access to Internet is provided in the various centers and some houses. Additionally, work-related transportation and phone expenses (partially) are provided for by the organisation.
Also, an incremental additional living stipdend is available for internships after 6 months.
*Fee: Please note that in order to cover legal costs, there is a one-time internship placement fee of US $460. For long term interns this fee is partially to fully reimbursed! (6 to 12 months)
Please apply by sending an email, addressing the above criteria, with your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use "Restore Project Manager" or "Restore Assistant Project Manager" as the subject of your email.
Only applications for an internship request for a minimum duration of 3 months will be considered. For further information about the organisation and projects, or to apply for an internship position directly on our website, please visit www.conservenaturalindia.org, click on REstore.