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Public Health and Sanitation Internship in Himalayas

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EduCARE India
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KANGRA, India

EduCARE India


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Published 8 days ago

40 hrs a week

Public Health and Sanitation project focuses at bringing appropriate preventive healthcare initiatives to the unreachable, vulnerable and needy people living in rural communities and awareness among kids and students in the schools. Public health and sanitation is an important aspect of preventative health.

TIME PERIOD:

6-weeks to 6-months, with possible extension for additional 1-year stipend paid fellowship

OVERALL PURPOSE OF JOB:

Project manager is responsible for the implementation of a chosen Rural Health Care project, in the community with assistance and direction of the Project Coordinator. This is to be done in collaboration with other Project Manager(s) and Assistant Manager(s), if any. Additionally, the to ensure the continuity of project through the transition to new intern in the future.

FOCUS AREAS OF WORK:

  1. Capacity building and implementation through guidelines and tools on sanitation and health, safe use of wastewater and safe recreational water environments, using risk assessment to identify, prioritize, manage and monitor coordinated action to protect public health.
  2. Promotion of facilities and services for the safe management of human excreta from the toilet to containment and storage and treatment onsite or conveyance, treatment and eventual safe end use or disposal.
  3. The Food, Nutrition, and Health promotion initiative gives you the flexibility to pursue your interests while gaining a deeper knowledge of issues related to food production, food security, and the role of nutrition in disease prevention.


PARTNER ORGANISATION:

The international internship programme is run in cooperation with CIEEL - Centre for Inter-cultural Experiential Education and Learning.

Internship profile and responsibilities:

As international intern, you are expected to participate in daily workplace planning, implementation – and development – of various activities and events’ management. You will gain specific expertise in public health and sanitation in the Indian context, while being encouraged to propose innovative activities/practices from your native edu-social background. You would be in the conditions to express your talents, while enhancing your skills. As an intern you would have flexibility in terms of working schedule and working days.

Minimal requirements’ for interested candidate:

  • Is undertaking / have completed university studies in related studies area.
  • Working English for communication skills.
  • High levels of motivation and challenges-driven.
  • Ability to work in teams in a new socio-cultural environments.

Public Health and Sanitation project focuses at bringing appropriate preventive healthcare initiatives to the unreachable, vulnerable and needy people living in rural communities and awareness among kids and students in the schools…

Details at a glance

  • Academic Credits
  • Stipend

Benefits

All interns and fellows receive free / economical

- boarding and lodging / accommodation and meals in a family home-stay or an intern house with a common kitchen,

- Internet connected work place

- local work-related transportation and communications support.

There is also potential for suitable applicants to progress to a 1-year stipend paid Fellowship position after the initial 6 month internship period.

The Fellowship Award (if applicable after 6-months stay and work extension) include the following:

  • A monthly stipend of $100 / 7500 INR for your monthly work site living support expenses
  • Limited contribution to overseas health insurance plan (purchased online/from home country)
  • Reimbursement of one-way return homewards airfare at the completion of fellowship
  • Employment visa extension fee for 1-year / remainder period of the agreed fellowship.
  • Additional financial incentives on commission basis

All interns and fellows receive free / economical

- boarding and lodging / accommodation and meals in a family home-stay or an intern house with a common kitchen,

- Internet connected…

How to Apply

To apply:

  • mail your, CV, Cover Letter and copy of your passport to > internship@educare.in
  • In your cover letter, please details intended focus of your work interest and dates/duration of intended volunteer work / volunteer-internship

To apply:

  • mail your, CV, Cover Letter and copy of your passport to > internship@educare.in
  • In your cover letter, please details intended focus of your work interest and dates…

Location

On-site
KANGRA, IN

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