CIVICUS Youth Assembly Coordination Internship 2018-2019 (USD$1,200 Stipend)

CIVICUS Youth Assembly Coordination Internship 2018-2019 (USD$1,200 Stipend)

Deadline: October 26, 2018

Applications are open for the CIVICUS Youth Assembly Coordination Internship 2019. CIVICUS is looking for a young, dynamic and organized intern to coordinate the 2019 Youth Assembly and to engage the CIVICUS youth community online and during the event. The internship is expected to take place over a 6-month period starting from November 15, 2018 until April 15, 2019.

Coordination of the 2019 CIVICUS Youth Assembly, includes:

  • Youth Programming
    • Identify programmatic partners for the Youth Assembly
    • Support the organisation and programme development of the Youth Assembly in coordination with the Youth Action Team and the Serbian Youth Council
    • Encourage youth-related events, speakers and representation within the ICSW programme
    • Develop new ways to support youth participation (online and onsite) throughout ICSW 2019
  • Event Logistics
    • Oversee and implement all the Youth Assembly logistics, in collaboration with ICSW 2019 team
    • Develop a process for selecting and accepting Youth Assembly participants
    • Arrange all supported Youth Assembly participants’ travels
    • Develop a virtual Youth Assembly welcome pack
    • Participate in ICSW 2019 planning meetings, and all coordination efforts
  • Communications
    • Organise the Youth Assembly’s promotion and communications
    • Support the ICSW 2019 and Communication teams with all communication needs related to the Youth Assembly, youth events and others, including translation
    • Engage with CIVICUS’ youth constituency through CIVICUS social media channels
    • Compile Youth Assembly contacts and ensure their import in CIVICUS’ database


  • Interns will be paid a monthly stipend of USD$1,200.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in international development, politics, international relations, social sciences or communications;
  • Strong understanding of the role of civil society and citizen action;
  • Excellent proficiency in social media and online community building;
  • Some previous experience in building and managing relationships;
  • Some previous experience in communications, planning and/or event management;
  • Good organisational skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Fluency in Serbian particularly desirable;
  • Excellent Internet proficiency as well as proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Desirable Requirements

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in international development, politics, international relations, social sciences or communications;
  • Proficiency in an additional language (French, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, or Mandarin);
  • Volunteer role in youth communities or organisations.


Interested applicants should submit a detailed CV, a short cover letter outlining their aspirations, availability and suitability for the role and the contact details of two referees to [email protected]

For more information, visit CIVICUS Internship.