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Background/IRC Summary:  The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 30 years, and manages & delivers large, complex programs to meet needs in health, education, protection, environmental health and livelihoods for displaced, poor & conflict-affected communities. IRC works in partnership with local government and non-governmental organizations and currently works in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces.

Job Overview/Summary:

The intern will be involved in performing day to day activities of the organization, in order to develop different skills which can help the incumbent in their future jobs. The intern will be provided with an acquaintance of current projects/programs and organization’s different departments in its programme area.

IRC will offer opportunities to the intern to learn; report writing skills, understanding of projects and programme, monitoring of projects, communication and its protocols and other areas of work related to non-profit sector.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist  program officer in collecting information for different reports, external communication and presentations
  • Assists  in communication products like reporting, meeting minutes and other communication related tasks 
  • Coordinate with participants and make arrangements for meetings for program review meetings 
  • Be part of trainings, seminars and workshops either arranged by the organization or its partner(s)
  • Review different documents assigned by line manager.
  • Support Program Unit in performing different administrative tasks, when required
  • Any other task assigned by the supervisor or colleague in Program team

Position Reports to:  Program Officer   

Position directly supervises:  none

Indirect Reporting: None

Job Requirements:


  • Minimum Bachelors or Master degree in management, communication field or social sciences.

Work Experience:

  • No previous experience required. Understanding of the non-profit sector will be a plus

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of  software (Microsoft Windows, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint),
  • Good in communication and analytical skills
  • Team worker with flexibility;

Language Skills: 

  • Strong English language skills both written and oral;

The IRC Core Values and Commitments;

  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity Anti-Retaliation and Combating Trafficking in Persons.
  • IRC is committed to ensuring that IRC staff is suitable to work with children and have the knowledge s/he needs to uphold and abide by the IRC’s Child Safeguarding Policy.
  • IRC ensures that its staff must actively practice the roles and responsibilities related to client responsiveness, accountability to people in affected communities and must have competencies to solicit and listens to feedback and other’s perspectives, responds to feedback with maturity and sensitivity and takes appropriate decisions and makes changes to behavior or actions in response to feedback.
  • IRC recognizes that gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of our organizational mission. As such, IRC is committed to the promotion of gender equality in all aspects of our operations and programs. Our organizational policies, procedures and actions demonstrate this commitment.

Women candidates and persons with disability are highly encouraged to apply.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
2 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
International Rescue Committee
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Entry Level
Minimum Experience:
Apply Before:
Jan 22, 2020
Posting Date:
Jan 09, 2020
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International Rescue Committee

N.G.O./Social Services · 301-600 employees - Islamabad

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading global relief and development organization, established in 1933, and currently working in 42 countries worldwide. IRC has been working in Pakistan for over 30 years, and manages & delivers large, complex programs to meet needs in health, educatio ...Read More

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