Job & Internship Opportunities
We are currently recruiting for the position of MASA Intern
Art and Global Health Center Africa
Make Art / Stop AIDS (MASA) Youth Programme Intern
Want to be part of a dynamic, hard-working team making a difference in Malawi? The Art and Global Health Center Africa (ArtGlo) is looking for a highly motivated individual to serve as a MASA Programme Intern. The experience will be hands-on, in a flexible, supportive and fast-paced multicultural and collaborative environment. This is a great opportunity to build skills and experience in communication and data collection, entry and management and workshop / events logistics.
The mission of ArtGlo is to foster creative leadership and implement innovative, arts-based, health-oriented programmes that inspire and mobilise. Our vision is to serve as an “incubator” for arts-based approaches to actionable social change, creating replicable models that challenge barriers to healthy living.
With support from the National AIDS Commission and in partnership with Dignitas International (DI), MASA Youth uses participatory arts-based approaches to empower Malawian youth to take control of their sexual and reproductive health (SRH), contributing to reduced HIV incidence and higher quality of life. It trains college students to use participatory arts including Theatre for Development (TfD) to engage other college students and secondary school pupils on SRH and HIV issues. In the next phase of the project, students will work with secondary schools, running creative workshops in which the secondary students will develop work to showcase in school festivals. The project will also train teachers in participatory delivery of SRH and HIV topics as part of the Life Skills curriculum.
Summary of Responsibilities
• Assist in Data Management, cleaning and quality control
• Record, take pictures/videos and audios of MASA activities
• Data collection, entry and management
• Assist in documenting of MASA perspectives including tesimonials and case studies
• Work closely with the communications team in building the profile of MASA
• Support and supervise MASA squads designing and delivering SRH workshops in secondary schools
• Support and supervise MASA squads in delivering arts festivals in secondary schools to showcase artwork developed by secondary school students
• Support in facilitating discussions and action planning on SRH with youth, teachers, parents and surrounding community
• Support the team in various administrative duties
• And other duties as they will be required
Knowledge and skill requirements:
• Excellent writing and analytical skills
• Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to manage diverse activities and to meet deadlines
• Demonstrate an understanding of artistic participatory methodologies, and motivated to develop in this
• Experience with M&E will be a strong advantage. Ability to use statistical programmes preferred but not essential
• Strong facilitation skills
• Good level of computer literacy preferably including data management software
• Good communication skills
• Ability to:
o Work independently and organise workload and prioritise tasks to meet changing priorities and deadlines
o Work effectively in collaboration with other ArtGlo staff and volunteers
• Bachelor of Arts in Social Science, Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts or any other relevant field
• Experience in performing arts prefered
Duration: A minimum of four days per week until end June.
Salary & Location: Unpaid. We can offer a modest lunch allowance. We are unfortunately unable to offer accomodation.
Location: Based in Zomba, Malawi with travel to support MASA activities.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified candidates should send following to firstname.lastname@example.org and write in the subject line: MASA Intern – YOUR NAME:
· Letter of Interest describing what you hope to gain from the internship and any relevant experience you have had
Deadline: 18th February 2018
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. ArtGlo is an equal opportunity employer. Women are encouraged to apply.
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