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Support to the Programme Quality team which forms part of the International Programmes Department

Start date March 2019, 6-10 months, 3 days per week.

Would you like to learn more about quality and accountability of humanitarian action? Are you curious to know how programmes are designed, implemented, monitored and evaluated to deliver the highest impact for children affected by conflict and violence and how the children hold aid organizations accountable for the work that we do? Interested to learn more about Psychosocial Support, Child Protection, Education and Monitoring & Evaluation in humanitarian action?

The internship at Programme Quality at War Child’s Office in Amsterdam offers you a great and inspiring opportunity to learn more about quality programming, the humanitarian aid sector and War Child’s mission to invest in a peaceful future for children affected by armed conflict.


The Intern will support the technical specialists in ongoing projects working towards institutionalization of quality and accountability standards.

Tasks and Result areas

* Support institutionalization of thematic minimum standards and Core Humanitarian Standard ;

* Support diverse elements of the Monitoring & Evaluation system

* Support learning path processes

* Support upholding child safeguarding standards;

* Mapping of relevant technical resources and/or literature review related to specific projects;

* Provide support to the Manager of Programme Quality with additional tasks.

Required Skills and Experience

* Must be currently enrolled in one of the Dutch Universities or Higher Education Institutes

* Student of Master program in Social Sciences, International Development Studies or Data Science

* Demonstrable knowledge of NGO and/or development sector, preferably through prior work/volunteer experience

* Excellent command of English language (spoken and written). Good working knowledge of either French or Spanish is a plus

* Good analytical and writing skills

* At ease with Excel and working with data and other software

* Good communication and team working skills

* Accurate, precise and eye for detail

* Good sense of priorities and time management

* Self-motivated independent worker with the ability to follow direction and effectively learn

* Available 3 days per week, for 6-10 months, starting in March 2019.


The Intern Programme Quality will report to the Psychosocial Support Specialist. Close working relationship will be maintained with the other team members.

The Organisation and Conditions

War Child is a young and dynamic organisation. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace in Amsterdam.

This internship is for a period of 6-10 months for 3 days per week, as of March 2019. As per War Child Intern Policy, fee will be €200 gross per month (based on 5 days).

Please note that an intern at War Child needs to be a registered student at a Dutch educational institution.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply.

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