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Community Development Intern

Community Development Intern

streetfootballworld is looking for a community development intern, based in Germany. Deadline: 9 May 2021.

streetfootballworld is a leader in the field of Football for Good and has set the objective of maximising the potential of football for social transformation. In collaboration with our partners, we tackle the greatest social challenges in the world today – from providing access to health and well-being to improving gender equality to creating youth employment opportunities. The United Nations defined success against these challenges as the Global Goals. streetfootballworld and the over 140 organisations in our network are working towards these goals and every year, we collectively empower two million disadvantaged young people.

Your role

  • You support us in all processes around the identification and acceptance of new organisations into the network.
  • You research organisations working in the field of football for good.
  • You are the first contact person for organisations that would like to become part of the network.
  • You assist in the identification and evaluation process of potential members with direct contact to the organisations.
  • You support communication services for network members, assist in project management, and maintain our contact database.
  • You support our Project Managers on Project Implementation.

Your profile

  • You are a matriculated university student (until the end of your internship), preferably in an advanced semester.
  • You are interested in or experienced with topics like development politics, development through sports, interculturalism, social entrepreneurship or related topics.
  • You have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, in particular Excel.
  • You are fluent in English and Spanish. Advanced knowledge of French, German and/or Portuguese are a plus.
  • You are located in Germany, ideally Berlin, or willing to relocate to Germany as of June 2021.
  • You are a quick learner and enjoy self-managing your tasks.
  • You actively listen, are open to others’ ideas and backgrounds, care for your teammates and value integrity.
  • You love to get things done and fully identify with our philosophy “it takes a team to win a game”

Kick things off by submitting your application documents (a letter of motivation and your CV) via our online application form by 9 May 2021. Please submit all documents and information requested, as we cannot consider incomplete applications.

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