Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in nearly 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant. Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, small-scale and artisanal mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.
Program Delivery (PDEL) - Pact exists to help create a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Program Delivery Team, contributes to realizing this purpose by: Forging smart partnerships and treating all people with dignity and respect; Applying organizational policies and regulatory compliance appropriately and consistently; Facilitating team spirit among colleagues and promoting the organization through communications; Influencing decision makers through focused, relevant communications; Continually striving to learn and share knowledge and find small ways to make the workplace more enjoyable for all; Cultivating and harvesting innovation; Contributing to the organization’s ability to think and act strategically at all times; Inspiring and spreading our desired organizational culture across the global enterprise.
The Program Delivery Intern will support the Latin America, East and West Africa (LAEWA) regional portfolio, which includes the countries of Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Colombia, Tanzania, and Liberia. The Intern learns Pact’s program and knowledge management systems and interacts daily with colleagues in LAEWA country offices and DC-based departments. S/he works closely with Program Officers and/or Program Managers in a team approach. In addition to being a part-time temporary staff position, the internship is a learning opportunity for a professional interested in a career in international development. The intern reports to the Program Officer, LAEWA. The internship is paid, and takes place from January 14th to May 3th, 2019, with a schedule of up to 40 hours per week.
Program and Field Support
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
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