(English) Community Internship Opportunity with Sahmakum Teang Tnaut

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About STT:

Phnom Penh based Sahmakum Teang Tnaut (STT) is a Cambodian Urban NGO set up in September 2005 and officially registered with the Ministry of Interior in December 2006. STT is currently looking for a full-time Cambodian intern to support the work of its Community Project. The successful candidate will work closely with the project team, taking on real responsibilities and learning new skills.

Main responsibilities:

  • Assist in monitoring community actions such as demonstration, campaigns and other related events on land and housing rights issues.
  • Assist in going to field trip focusing on monitoring and updating more information of urban poor communities and communities under threat of eviction.
  • Assist community project team in organizing urgent community meeting and community monthly meeting.
  • Assist community project team in attending  community meetings
  • Other tasks assigned by the Project Manager.

Qualifications:

  • A student/graduate in Law, International Relation, Social Science and Land Management or a related field.

All interns are expected to:

  • have ability to use a computer with Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint, including internet use.
  • have good ability to understand and communicate in Khmer and English.
  • have commitment to full-time work with target communities.
  • bring their own laptop.

What does STT offer interns?

  • An opportunity to gain work experience for fresh graduates and university students
  • Interns can apply what they have learnt to specific projects
  • Interns can learn and understand about STT’s projects and social work
  • The development of ideas through Learning by Doing (LbD)

How will STT support the intern?

  • Training and support
  • Internet access
  • Documents for learning
  • Work experience in an office environment and working with urban poor communities
  • Monthly allowance of USD $80
  • Transportation allowance of 800 Riel per kilometer (when going to the field only)

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to STT office: #07, St 494, Sangkat Phsar Deum Thkov, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh,  or via e-mail to hradmin@teangtnaut.org, no later than July 31, 2017 before 5:00 PM. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. E-mailed applications should state “Application for Community Project Intern” in the Subject Line.