Internships and Volunteer Posts

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(1) Centre for Global Education seeks Intern

Centre for Global Education is seeking an intern to work on its bi-annual, peer reviewed journal Policy and Practice: A Development Education Review.  The internship involves working 8 hours per week and will be based in the Centre’s offices in Belfast where the duties will include: support the editing of articles; maintenance of the journal website; and researching the impact of the journal on users. Interested candidates should reply by letter and CV to Find out more. Closing date: 31 January.

(2) Plan International Ireland seeks Business Development Intern

Plan International Ireland is looking for dynamic individuals who are interested in child rights and international development and/or emergency responses. You will support our business development, looking to identify new grant opportunities, support proposal development, and ensure strong tracking of our grant portfolio, as well as undertaking office administration support. Find out more. Closing date: 3 February.

(3) Funded Overseas Volunteer Roles at Viatores Christi

Viatores Christi (VC) is seeking suitably qualified volunteer development workers (VDWs) for the following Volunteer Development Worker roles: Accountant / Physiotherapist / Speech & Language Therapist / Psychosocial Programme Manager / Sports Teacher. VDWs will be in receipt of a monthly local living allowance and will receive allowances to help cover flights, vaccinations, etc. Accommodation will be provided free of charge. These assignments are initially for 12 months in duration but may be extended.To find out more email

(4) VSO - Various Roles

VSO has a range of volunteer opportunities for experienced professionals of any age looking to share their time and expertise. Volunteers can take part in a range of programmes of various lengths in countries across Africa and Asia. Find out more.