Youth Programmes Intern

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Singapore, Singapore

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11 days ago

Position title: Youth Programmes Intern

Reports to: Project Manager

Location: Singapore

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 and provide online community engagement, desk-based research, project management and administrative support for WWF-Singapore’s youth programmes.

  • Major Duties and Responsibilities

Youth programmes

  • Execution of key and high impact youth programmes through the following functions, but not limited to:
  • Support stakeholder engagement and communication through online community engagement, content creation such as reports and blogs, videos, EDMs, social media posts, etc.
  • Assist in monitoring inquiries and responding to or escalating them as necessary.
  • Support project management, review of feedback reports and proposals.
  • Desk-top research and data analysis activities related to youth programmes to produce relevant statistics, content and tools.

Others

  • Support external partnership activities (e.g Science Centre, Temasek Foundation, etc)
  • Engage with other teams within WWF Singapore to develop engagement content, communications and outreach
  • Literature reviews, 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 students/ Bachelor’s degree in public relations, mass communications, biology or related fields.
  • Advanced written and verbal English skills, along with the maturity to work in a global, multi-cultural environment.
  • Design, video editing and social media experience essential.
  • Strong people skills both in-person and online to support community building and engagement.
  • Experience in collection, analysis and evaluation of data.
  • 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 issues and proficiency in other languages is a plus.

Interested candidates should email a CV and a cover letter to hr@wwf.sg. Please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line.