Internship posted by: Conserve Natural India
Posted on: January 4, 2013
ConservEN (Conserve Natural India) is a North Indian non-governmental program, part of the NGO EduCare India. We are a multi-national group of interns, fellows and staff working together with local communities (Gaddi, Punjabi, Migrant Workers, Rajasthani, etc.) towards the never-ending goal of sustainable development and natural resource conservation. Our current efforts are focused on: waste management and composting toilets, organic farming, microfinance projects promoting the re-use and recycling of trash and construction waste for resale, organic and bio-friendly household product production and sale, reforestation and sustainable bamboo plantations, eco and rural tourism and eco and green construction practices.
The International Internship Program of ConservEN India is designed to provide selected applicants with rewarding educational and learning experiences, as well as opportunities to contribute in one of several critical work areas in various developmental projects in North India.
Please visit our BLOG to keep up to date on our projects with regular entries by current interns. Also visit our Facebook Page for photos and milestones on our projects. Visit our website and affiliate's website EduCare India.
As a Sustainability Project Manager, you are responsible for one environmental project in a particular cluster (this may be one project located in several centres).The work we do:
Reports to: Program Coordinator
Responsible for: Project Assistant Manager/s
Timeframe: 6-12 months
The Project Manager's role is to innovate and manage one or more projects within the areas listed above, with the support of Project Assistant Managers, at a specified cluster location within one of the three EduCARE India centres: Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan. They work closely with the Program Coordinator to implement on-ground projects and manage them daily, monitor and evaluate these projects and their resource needs on a weekly and monthly basis, and update the project manuals, with the assistance of the Project Assistant Manager. Additionally, the Project Manager should reach out to their community and create/maintain communication and collaboration with the local people for their education and empowerment.
Tasks and responsibilities:
Free on-site accommodation is provided. Free access to Internet is provided in the various centers and some houses. Additionally, work-related transportation and phone expenses (partially) are provided for by the organisation.
*Fee: Please note that in order to cover legal costs, there is a one-time internship placement fee of US $460. For long term interns this fee is partially to fully reimbursed! (6 to 12 months)
Please apply by sending an email, addressing the above criteria, with your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use "Sustainability Project Manager" or "Sustainability Assistant Project Manager" as the subject of your email.
Only applications for an internship request for a minimum duration of 3 months will be considered. For further information about the organisation and projects, or to apply for an internship position directly on our website, please visit www.conservenaturalindia.org.