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Position:                                                   Intern - Communication & Fundraising

Supervised by:                                         Head of Development

Location:                                                    Geneva office / Remote

Period of Assignment:                             Preferably from 16 August 2021 to 14 January 2022


Fight for Humanity:

Founded in March 2019, Fight for Humanity is a dynamic non-governmental organization that seeks to reinforce respect for the rights of people exposed to human rights abuses in situations of violence and conflict. ​It currently operates projects in the Middle East on child protection, the protection of cultural heritage and victims’ rights.

Internship description:

The intern will support Fight for Humanity's communication and fundraising activities. He/she will report to the Head of Development and, occasionally and on some specific tasks, to the Head of Operations.


Role & responsibilities:



  • Support the preparation of project concept notes and proposals in coordination with the operational team

  • Participate in the identification of potential donors

  • Support the coordination of fundraising efforts



  • Support the organization and follow up of on our regular online events and webinars (communications/logistics)

  • Prepare relevant content for social media (internal news + external content)

  • Support the development of website and regular newsletter



  • Occasionally support the Head of Operations on research, mapping and desk assessments or to participate in events.



  • Work within the framework of 's core values, promoting its mission statement

  • Commit to read and respect all current ethic and organizational policies

  • Work towards achieving organization and programme level objectives.

  • Participate in training activities as required.

  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to the post as may be required.



Profile requirements:


In compliance with Swiss regulations, Fight for Humanity will only consider the following applications:

  • If the internship is required for a diploma;

  • If the internship is undertaken after the completion of an initial course of study (Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree) and is meant to help the intern choose a further course of study (Master’s/ Doctoral degree) (an attestation from the second school will be requested);

  • If the candidate is currently doing a career transition within the framework of an official federal or cantonal scheme (unemployment internship programme)


Other requirements:


To be considered for an internship at Fight for Humanity, the applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Enrolled in a Bachelor's degree, or higher, at the time of application and during the whole internship period in one of the following fields: human rights, international relations, international development, communication or a similar field

  • Languages: English - Native or full professional proficiency | German - Native or full professional proficiency (oral and writing skills). Any other language is welcome.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Computer skills (proficiency in MS Office); familiarity with online and social media communication tools.

  • Strong interest in human rights.

  • Able to work well in a team and adapt to an international working environment.


Internship conditions:

This internship is based in Geneva and can be part time (80%) or full time, for a period of approximately 6 months beginning in August 2021 until January 2022. Due to the current COVID situation, we may ask you to work from home. Unpaid position.

How to apply:

Send your application (CV, cover letter and any other supporting documents) to (subject: Internship - Com. / Fund.) before 30 July 2021.

All applications will be kept confidential. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process.

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