Protection Unit Intern – Remote+Field

Stage/Tirocinio @INTERSOS – Organizzazione Umanitaria Onlus in Cooperante
  • Aniene 26/A, Roma
  • Inserito il : 03/05/2024
  • Scadenza : 15/05/2024
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  • Esperienza Meno di 1 anno
  • Livello Professionale Stage/Tirocinio
  • Causa Cooperazione internazionale
  • Titolo di studio Laurea

Job Description

INTERSOS is an independent humanitarian organization that assists the victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts and exclusion. Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and opportunities, respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable people.


Terms of reference

Job Title: Protection Unit Intern

Code: SR-00-9280

Duty station: 3 months in remote + 3 months Field

Starting date: 01/10/2024

Contract duration: 6 months

Reporting to: Protection Advisers 

Supervision of: n/a

Functional Supervisor: n/a

Type of Duty Station: Non-family duty station


General context of the project

INTERSOS is an International Humanitarian Organisation with its HQ in Rome, branch offices in Tunis, Nairobi, and Amman, and representation offices in Geneva and Dakar. INTERSOS is operational in 23 countries with over 3,000 national and international staff worldwide.

Within INTERSOS’s organizational structure, the Protection Unit ensures programmatic and technical support to INTERSOS’s programmes and initiatives for the protection of vulnerable persons who are at particular risk of violence or abuse, including children and women. To this end, the Protection Advisers are the key technical focal points to provide appropriate and timely technical guidance to multiple country programmes including emergency response, project proposal design and development, reviewing reports, and developing strategies to mainstream protection and gender.


General purpose of the position

At the end of the internship, the candidate will be able to acquire a good understanding of the internal functioning of a humanitarian organization.

The candidate will gain a strong understanding of the different aspects of Protection interventions and it will support further their exposure and interest in Protection.


Main responsibilities and tasks

The selected person will support the Protection unit in the following tasks:

  • Support the unit with the completion of the IMP reporting set-up and in the collection and analysis of information from the Monthly Protection Reports and producing consolidated reports.
  • Contribute to the harmonization of internal protection tools by creating a common structure for the Protection toolbox and marking out key tools and resources for all activities and resources for the HQ folder (Protection portal).
  • Support for the update of the Protection Portal and keep the internal protection community up to date with relevant communication;
  • Assist the Protection Advisors in organizing monthly meetings, learning & sharing events (administrative support, coordination, preparation of meetings, minutes, translations, etc.);
  • Support the Unit in analyzing the Protection team structure in missions and in working on a new organogram
  • Support the Unit in coordinating with the Missions for research and analysis purposes

Field Missions

The intern will have a field placement of 3 months giving her/him an opportunity to learn on the job in the field, where will be guided by a Protection Specialist or Protection Coordinator in the mission in coordination with the Protection Advisers.


Required profile and experience


  • Degree in International Cooperation/ Gender / Protection studies

Professional Experience

  • A previous stage or voluntarism experience will be positively evaluated

Professional Requirements

  • Good analysis skills and capacity to design complex texts


  • Excellent writing skills in English and French (mandatory)
  • Knowledge of Spanish and/or Arabic will be positively evaluated

Personal Requirements

  • Strong motivation for humanitarian causes and sharing of INTERSOS mission and vision



Interested candidates are invited to apply following the link below: 

Please note that our application process is made of 3 quick steps: register (including your name, email, password and citizenship), sign-up and apply by attaching your CV in PDF format. Through the platform, candidates will be able to track their applications’ history with INTERSOS. 

Please also mention the name, position and contact details of at least three references: two line managers and one HR referent. Family members are to be excluded.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the first interview.


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