Project Development Intern

from Soutien Belge Overseas
Closing date: 30 Sep 2020


SB OverSeas is a non-profit organization working in Belgium and in Lebanon, assisting those escaping conflict through education and empowerment programs all while providing aid and raising awareness of the humanitarian crisis.

SB OverSeas is looking for interns to join us in the Internship Programme for 2020. These internship positions are catered to individuals who are eager to develop their teaching skills as well as put into practice additional skills or interests in the field of project development.

The internship includes an Arabic language course that helps elevate the interns ability to communicate in classrooms, immerse quicker into the community, and gain Arabic proficiency, a vital skill in the international field. These language courses take place twice a week and are catered to their specific level. Language certificates are provided.

Primary tasks

Project Development responsibilities:

  • Assist Project Development and Communications Officer in preparation of funding proposals, requests and report
  • Assist Project Development and Communications Officer in search for partners, calls, and other sources of funds
  • Devise creative ideas to enhance SB Project and present to Project Development and Communications Officer
  • Generate a weekly and monthly status report to Project Development and Communications Officer indicating success rate and progression of work (e.g number of conferences attended and partnerships established)

Teaching responsibilities:

· Plan and deliver lessons in English, Maths and Science

· Submit weekly lesson plans for each of the classes

· Teach English to centre staff and tutoring children in need of extra support

· Support extra-curricular activities for children, some taking place on the weekends

· Attend training sessions and team meetings

· Report to ESL Officer for teaching evaluations and supervision

  • Secondary tasks
  • Support staff with extra tasks such as organizing donations, planning celebrations, doing outreach and distribution
  • Engage in direct contact with interns to create a strategy to support SB Project over the course of the internship
  • Engage present and former interns for future contact, developing a sustainable strategy to retain communication and participation
  • Follow and search for conferences to attend on the behalf of SB OverSeas

Essential Qualifications:

  • Experience working with refugees and at-risk individuals
  • High-level working English
  • Experience working with children
  • Multi-national and humanitarian experience
  • Project development experience
  • Experience writing proposals and reports

Personal Attributes:

o Highly motivated, energetic, and capable of independent work

o Well organised

o Confident and direct when representing SB Overseas in official fora

o Displays strong personal initiative

o Works well under pressure

o Social and engaging with excellent interpersonal skills

o Flexible and open to new ideas

o Calm and rational with a logical and analytical approach to problems

How to apply:

For more information please head to our website, where you can also apply online. Any questions can be directed to