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We are recruiting now for a volunteer with an interest in international development issues and a passion for improving the quality of life for poor communities living in the developing world.

Internships are a great way to gain experience of working for an international development organisation, and can be an important stepping stone for a longer-term career in the sector.

About HEDON Household Energy Network
HEDON Household Energy Network is the leading knowledge sharing and networking NGO for household energy solutions in developing countries.

HEDON focuses on sustainable energy at household and community level, to improve the lives of people living in poverty while protecting the natural environment and combating climate change.

HEDON informs and enables the work of its members through information sharing, learning, networking, and facilitation of partnerships.

The role of the intern is to help:
  • Coordinate the work of the volunteers producing the journal Boiling Point.
  • Manage all social/regular media and groups (news, newsletter, special interest groups).
  • Organise regional meetings and represent HEDON at external events.
  • Coordinate development of the website.
  • Set a direction and manage development of fundraising.

Skills and experience required

Good written communication
Basic IT knowledge
Ability to work independently
Ability to initiate and implement change
Interest in International Development

Desired knowledge of or expertise in:
Sustainable energy / appropriate energy systems
Knowledge sharing
Social networking

Download more information here

Apply by sending you CV with a covering letter/email to placements at Applications close at 10am on Friday March 2nd 2012.