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Vital Voices provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Vital Voices complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Vital Voices expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Vital Voices’ employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Iraq Program manager (Kurdish Required)-D.C. Based

Vital Voices is seeking an experienced Iraq Program Manager to provide strong program management and communications support to the Human Rights Team. The work location for this position will be in Washington, D.C. This is a full-time position.

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Internships

Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Team Internship

Vital Voices is seeking three interns to work closely with the Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Department, which implements the VV GROW Fellowship, a highly competitive one-year accelerator program for women owners of small- and medium-sized businesses. The program includes customized business skills training, technical assistance, leadership development, and access to networks to grow their businesses and increase their leadership impact. Through global online and in-person interventions, fellows focus on strategy and long-term business value paired with action-oriented plans. As a result, they amplify their role as leaders in their businesses and their communities to ultimately create jobs, stimulate long-term economic growth and produce wider social benefits. The internship requires an ideal commitment of 40 hours per week for full-time interns, or 20 hours a week for part-time interns. This is an unpaid internship, though Vital Voices will comply with university requirements for internship credit.

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Global Leadership Programs Internship

Vital Voices is seeking up to three interns to support the work of the Global Leadership Programs team for spring 2018. Individuals with a commitment to global women’s issues, international development and/or leadership programming are encouraged to apply. The internship requires a commitment of 40 hours per week for full-time interns or 2-3 days per week for part-time interns. Applicants with full-time availability will be more competitive. This internship is unpaid, though Vital Voices complies with university requirements for internship credit. The internship will start in mid-January and conclude in early May (negotiable).

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HERlead Fellowship Internship

The Innovation and Strategic Investment team at Vital Voices is currently accepting applications for an internship position for the HERlead Fellowship for the Spring of 2018. Motivated individuals with a strong interest in combining international engagement with grassroots advocacy that have a demonstrated commitment to social entrepreneurship, public diplomacy, economic empowerment and civil society development are encouraged to apply. The internship requires an ideal commitment of 40 hours per week for full-time interns, or 20 hours a week for part-time interns. This is an unpaid internship, though Vital Voices will comply with university requirements for internship credit. Start and end dates are flexible, with a preference being given to interns able to start at the beginning of January.

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Innovation and Strategic Investments Internship

Vital Voices is seeking up to two interns to support the work of the Innovation and Strategic Investment team. Individuals with a demonstrated commitment to international women’s advocacy, leadership development, public diplomacy, social entrepreneurship, economic empowerment and civil society development are encouraged to apply. The internship requires an ideal commitment of 40 hours per week for full-time interns, or 20 hours a week for part-time interns. This is an unpaid internship, though Vital Voices will comply with university requirements for internship credit. Applications are accepted for fall, spring, and summer terms.

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Development & Engagement Intern

Vital Voices is seeking up to two interns to work closely with the Development and Communications team. The candidate will have the opportunity to work on and learn about all phases of the development and engagement process including prospect research, external events, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Interns are considered an integral part of the team and attend team meetings and planning sessions. The work location for these positions will be in Washington, D.C. These are non-paid positions.

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Communications Intern

Vital Voices is seeking a communications intern. The candidate will have the opportunity to work as part of an integrated Development and Communications department that leverages web, e-mail, social media and traditional media outlets to guard and promote the organization’s image and thought leadership; extend its reach and cultivate supporters; complement ongoing and event-driven media relations and fundraising activities; support women leaders in our Global Leadership Network; and promote all regional and issue-area programmatic activities. The work location for this position will be in Washington, D.C. and requires a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week. This is a non-paid position.

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Human Rights Program Internship-All Semesters

Vital Voices is seeking up to three interns to support the work of the Human Rights Department, which manages Vital Voices’ programs and initiatives to end gender-based violence. Working closely with the human rights team, the human rights program intern will contribute to multiple aspects of Vital Voices’ programs and initiatives to end gender-based violence through administrative, logistical, research, and programmatic support.

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Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Internship

Vital Voices is seeking up to three interns to provide support to the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning department. The candidate will take part in analyzing quantitative and qualitative data across the Vital Voices program portfolio. The work location for these positions will be in Washington D.C. These are non-paid positions. Applications are accepted for fall, spring and summer terms.

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