Job Title: Intern
Location: Jos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time/Part-time
Community Outreach for Educational Change (COEC) is a non-profit, non-governmental, and non-religious organization dedicated to the cause of ensuring that children – particularly those in rural and disadvantaged areas – acquire quality education. It exists to influence the total school experience for children and creates a platform for quality classroom experiences, intentional role modeling, influencing and changing narratives and ultimately championing educational best practices as a response to the 4th Sustainable Development Goal on Quality Education. COEC reaches out to the most interior and disadvantaged communities, emancipating the minds of their inhabitants through education and exposing them to the innovation and progress available in the 21st century. It strongly believes that the political, financial, and economic growth of these communities would be greatly facilitated through structured education that goes beyond the normal mode of delivery. So far, COEC has reached over 1000 rural teachers, 10,000 school children, 64 rural communities, and 200 families.
Our internship program is designed to provide hands-on experience to aspiring professionals and students interested in making a difference in the field of education. Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with our dedicated team and gain valuable insights into the non-profit sector.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Required Skills and Experience:
- Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of educational programs and initiatives.
- Collaborate with team members to ensure the smooth implementation of projects.
- Conduct research on education-related topics, trends, and best practices.
- Analyze data and provide insights to support decision-making processes.
- Assist in creating content for social media, newsletters, and other communication channels.
- Support outreach efforts to engage with community members, schools, and partners.
- Provide general administrative support, including data entry, document preparation, and filing.
- Assist in organizing events, workshops, and meetings.
- Participate in training sessions and workshops to enhance skills and knowledge.
- Seek opportunities for professional development within the organization.
- Collaborate with team members on various projects and tasks.
- Contribute ideas and perspectives to the overall success of the organization.
How to Apply:
- Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program, preferably in Education, Social Sciences, Business, or a related field.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to articulate ideas effectively.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
- Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
- Basic research skills and the ability to gather and analyze information.
- Comfortable using online resources for research purposes.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and basic computer skills.
- Familiarity with social media platforms.
- Ability to adapt to changing priorities and take on diverse tasks.
- Demonstrated flexibility and a willingness to contribute to various projects.
Interested candidates should fill the form provided HERE. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
January 29th, 2024