Become a Program Intern at Plan International: Apply Now!!

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The Opportunity

As program Intern, you will primarily support and assist the program team and even work along with another department, learn, and grow. You will put into practice the knowledge and skills learn in the school to the benefit of the project. He will be base in Maroua and will work in close collaboration with project colleagues.

  • Under the supervision of the project coordinator the intern will:
  • Participate in the implementation of project field activities,
  • Support the follow-up of the project requirements at the level of the different support departments (Administration/Finance);
  • Participate in project planning activities;
  • Participate in various meetings and other project meetings;
  • Follow the reception of the project items and the preparation of the distribution plans;
  • Participate in the different distribution activities of the project;
  • Participate in the elaboration of the different activity reports of the project (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual);
  • Participate in the setting up, filing and implementation of the P.O file;
  • Be available to perform all other related tasks linked to the project.

The Individual

We are looking to recruit someone with a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, education or a similar qualification, with an experience in similar tasks. As program Intern, you need to have good communication skills, organizational skills and team spirit and able to work in an environment where security is a concern and under pressure.

Please follow this link for a full role profile: JOb description – Program Intern – Irsih Aids Project – 2024.pdf

Location: Maroua

Type of Role: Intern

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Grade: N/A

Closing Date: 30th June 2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates. 


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