Internship posted by: Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed
Posted on: January 28, 2013
The Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed (CRHP), has been working among the rural poor and marginalized for over 40 years. Founded in 1970 by Drs. Raj and Mabelle Arole to bring healthcare to the poorest of the poor, CRHP has become an organization that empowers people to eliminate injustices through integrated efforts in health and development. CRHP works by mobilizing and building the capacity of communities to achieve access to comprehensive development and freedom from stigma, poverty and disease.
Pioneering a comprehensive approach to primary community-based healthcare, known as the Jamkhed Model, CRHP has been a leader in public health and development in rural communities in India and around the world. The work of CRHP has been recognized by the WHO and UNICEF as well as being introduced to 178 countries across the world. In the last 40 years, CRHP has directly worked with over 300 villages in 8 Blocks with concentration mainly in Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra.
The CRHP Internship Program offers 2 six-month internships in development, communications, programs and evaluations. Since its introduction, the internship program has become a very competitive and sought after placement for new graduates from around the world. We are currently seeking Program Associates who who want to gain work experience in the nonprofit sector as well as exposure to international development in a very rural and sometimes challenging setting. This position offers the opportunity to learn about the inner workings of a large organization implementing programs in areas of health, environmental and socioeconomic development in India. The incumbent will be exposed to a wide variety of work including, marketing, fundraising, programming and evaluation, in issue areas of public health, medicine, women's rights, economic and community development. This position reports to the Director of Operations.
This is a 6-month minimum unpaid internship. Working hours are typically from 9am-6 pm Monday through Saturday. Interns are given one-week holiday during their stay. CRHP provides room and board on its campus in Jamkhed, India to all interns. Internship does not cover flight to and from home country and visa fees.
What we are looking for:
Applications for start dates between June 2013 and June 2014 are currently accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, please email Cover Letter that details why you are fit for this position and CV to Ravi Arole, Director of Operations, email@example.com