Internships and Volunteer Posts

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(1) VSO Ireland is currently advertising volunteer vacancies in a variety of sectors (e.g. health, education, business, marketing, communications, advocacy, development) across 26 countries in Africa, Asia and the Pacific.

Current VSO Ireland vacancies include:

(2) UNHCR seeks External Relations Intern

 Based in Dublin. 6 months. The intern will work with UNHCR Ireland’s External Relations Unit. The intern will support the daily running of the office, in particular to the External Relations Officer. They will help with monitoring Irish media, develop material for UNHCR’s website and social media channels, and assist with the development and running of UNHCR’s events.

Graduates with a background in media, journalism, communications, PR, advocacy, human rights, politics, international relations, development studies or other relevant disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Closing date: 23 June. Interviews for this position will take place the week on Thursday 29 June.

(3) Viatores Christi seeks Digital Marketing Intern

Viatores Christ (VC) is an Irish-based development organisation supporting and working within the faith-based international development sector.  VC works with its partners to identify and address clearly defined needs ensuring that the root causes of poverty within communities are addressed, and real and sustainable futures sought for the projects’ beneficiaries. 

A Digital Marketing Officer is now being sought to assist with, develop and manage the organisation’s internal and external digital communications in relation to updating and maintaining the website, social media accounts, writing blog posts as well as working on the organisation’s inbound marketing strategy and assisting with quarterly campaigns around recruitment and training.

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(4) Tearfund Ireland seeks Social Media and Communications Intern

Tearfund Ireland is offering an Internship and is seeking an innovative 21st Century Communicator to support its social media and communications platforms. 

Closing date: 4 July by 5pm. Further details and job description can be found on our website or by calling the office on 01-878 3200