Intern, Engagement

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Singapore, Singapore

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30+ days ago

Position title: Intern, Engagement

Reports to: Assistant Manager Engagement, Education and Outreach, Conservation

Location: Singapore

Date: September 2022 – December 2022

About World Wide Fund for Nature, Singapore (WWF)

WWF-Singapore is a Singapore-registered charity, a network member of WWF International – one of the world’s largest and most respected independent conservation organisations. WWF-Singapore protects critical natural resources for people in Singapore, supports a global network that spans over 100 countries, and supports in-situ conservation with partner offices in the region. To meet key conservation goals for food, forests, oceans, freshwater, wildlife, food and climate and energy, WWF-Singapore addresses issues important to Singapore and the region, including: deforestation, peatland degradation and fire; wildlife crime, markets and illegal wildlife trade; sustainable fisheries and resilient coral reefs; free-flowing rivers and sustainable infrastructure; and responsible environmental footprint. We achieve this through investing in field projects in key regional landscapes and seascapes, and by leading innovative market transformation initiatives, sustainable finance and nature-based solutions, policy and advocacy, and education and outreach.

Position summary

The intern will report to the Education and Outreach Unit, Conservation and provide online community engagement, desk-based research, project management and administrative support for WWF-Singapore’s volunteer programmes, including Cyber Spotters.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Cyber Spotter Programme

  • Support recruitment and selection of volunteers for the Cyber Spotter Programme (CS). This includes screening, shortlisting of volunteers and maintaining a database of volunteers.
  • Support the development of the CS programme. This includes managing complex project schedules, assist in project trainings, conduct agreeance checks through multiple reporting and budget cycles.
  • Develop, or assist in supervising the development of learning and engagement content; support in managing external vendors and agencies to deliver high-quality content.
  • Assist in monitoring inquiries and responding to or escalating them as necessary.
  • Support project management, review of feedback, reports and proposals.

Others

  • Maintain volunteer database and prepare for their regular engagement.
  • Support and run the bi-annual volunteer engagement sessions.
  • Engage with other teams within WWF Singapore to develop engagement content, communications and outreach.
  • Conduct public talks on environmental issues for schools, corporates, etc.
  • Conduct literature review, data-base management and data mining from websites or documents from various sources
  • Perform other related duties as needed to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the Education and Outreach team.

Expected competencies

  • Undergraduate student/ Bachelor’s degree in public relations, mass communications, any Science or related fields.
  • Advanced written and verbal English skills, along with the maturity to work in a global, multi-cultural environment.
  • Strong people skills both in-person and online to support community building and engagement.
  • Experience in collection, analysis and evaluation of data; with knowledge of database management.
  • Good organisational skills with a high degree of attention to both details and deadlines.
  • Understanding of, and/or experience in, youth engagement, community outreach, or support related topics.
  • Flexibility and ability to work on other projects as needed.
  • Passionate about sustainability and proficiency in other languages is a plus.

Interested applicants may submit their updated CVs and cover letter to hr@wwf.sg. Please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line.