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  • International Humanity Foundation
  • 08/02/20
  • Thailand
  • unpaid / Yearly
  • Part-Time
Location
IHFs has been working with vulnerable and displaced children in Thailand since 1984. Based in the City of Chiang Rai in North Thailand it is close to the borders of both Myanmar and Laos, IHF manages a childrens home, child education and community development programs. Depending on the skills and experiences of our volunteers, we have in the past also set-up medical clinics, adult education programs and cultural exchange programs with local hill tribes. Our Thailand centre needs some renovation having housed 28 children up until early 2017. These children had grown-up together and having now graduated them all, we are preparing the centre for the next generation of children. Interns will be required either to lead the renovation program or to organize the daily management of the volunteers visiting the centre. Applicants with a background in building or another similar trade will be strongly considered.
Overview
The IHF Global Leadership Development Internship is a non-credit, certificate program designed to help you:
Acquire leadership and management capacities that will enable you to lead in the ever-changing global environment
Develop a cross-cultural mindset that will allow you to lead in an increasingly globalized world
Gain practical experience in an NGO environment
Build a global network with people from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds
The Global Leadership Development Internship requires an initial commitment of 4 months but may be extended to up to a year depending on the candidate.
During this time you will:
Complete rotational assignments in the core components of an international organization (including management skills, policy and procedures, finance, fundraising, media & PR, donor relations, legal, medical training and recruitment)
You will be required to organize and manage teams of volunteers locally
Organize a schedule of repairs for the renovation of the centre, train volunteers in basic to intermediary DIY skills and help to source local tradesman and materials for ongoing repairs
or
Help give English language support to the children living at the center, help to organize games and activities for them at weekends.
Plan and organize volunteer afternoon and evening timetables include day, evening and weekend trips in and around Chiang Rai.
Become part of the next generation of global leaders

Benefits
In addition to making a notable difference in the lives of children of the children we serve, you will also have access to the following benefits:
Certificate of program completion
Letter of recommendation upon request
Participate in meaningful service and have a lasting impact on an impoverished community
Sharpen skills through service
Enhance your CV with international experience
Strengthen your leadership, problem-solving, and communication skills
Interact with locals, experience a different culture, and build cultural awareness
Sharpen your cultural intelligence
Learn to think, respond and quickly adapt to new cultural knowledge and unfamiliar situations
Explore
Personal growth and development through a broader horizon
Join a global network of IHF volunteers and alumni


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