Program Support Intern Career Opportunity in Nairobi, Kenya - Green Belt Movement

Organization Summary

The Green Belt Movement is a non-governmental organization founded in Kenya in 1977 by Professor Wangari Maathai. The Movement’s work focuses on conserving the environment by empowering rural women and communities through environmental education, supporting conservation and climate change mitigation activities in Kenya, and creating livelihood safety-nets at household level.

Position Summary

The Purpose of this position is to provide an opportunity for graduates, especially fresh graduates to obtain a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment, learn, develop new skills and gain experience. The core function of this intern position is to assist in planning, implementation and monitoring of the organization’s projects activities.

  • Duration: 6 months
  • Location: Nairobi, Green Belt Movement Headquarters

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in providing assistance in support of the projects’ planning and implementation activities/processes;
  • Assist in the preparing of Progress Reports including interacting with programme officers to gather data and generating draft reports;
  • Assist in preparing for regular team meetings to monitor projects’ progress from the technical, administrative and financial point of view;
  • Support data entry of project-related information and analyze the status of the project implementation; and
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in environment, development or related studies from an accredited university;
  • Graduates, especially fresh graduates who show genuine desire to serve with demonstrated good character, honesty and high competency;
  • High knowledgeable in the design, development and implementation of environmental conservation, community development and livelihood programs;
  • Ability to stay focused, efficient, and effective in managing multiple priorities;
  • Professional demeanor and ability to handle sensitive situations in a calm and professional manner;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment;
  • Proven ability to work independently to achieve accomplishments; and
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.

How to apply

To apply for this intern position, please send your cover letter and CV in one document outlining your suitability to: by 5pm EAT on 21st April 2023 with the subject line Program Support Intern Application. Please note only successful candidates will be contacted.