Youngstars Foundation Internship 2019

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Interns are needed at Youngstars Foundation to occupy various positions like; Account Interns, Web master Interns, Social Media Interns and other positions as stated  in this post. We have provided you with all you need to know about Youngstars Foundation Internship 2019 application and all it entail.

Youngstars Foundation is one of Africa’s unique, life-changing youth organization operating in Abuja, Nigeria. From a weekly youth club in a local barber shop in 1995, Youngstars Foundation is growing to emerge as one of the lead youth non-profit that is building young people and strengthening youth organizations involved in development programs in Africa.

Youngstars Foundation is now in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), and is registered with CAC Nigeria as Youngstars Development Initiative (CAC/IT/NO 21517) and in Ghana as Youngstars Development Initiative (G.21, 431).

The following are the various positions to apply for in the Youngstars Foundation Internships 2019 and how to apply:

1.   Account Intern

Job Type:           Full Time

Qualification:   BA/BSc/HND

Experience:       1 – 3 years

Job Location:    Abuja

Filed:                  Finance / Accounting / Audit   Internships / Volunteering

Description of Job

  • Under the direction of the Director of Accounts, the Account Assistant shall assume responsibility for accounting in the foundation and ensure compliance with the contractual financial requirements of programs/projects.
  • Assist in accurate keeping of all books of account for the project, including checking account, equipment and supply registers and all accounting records.
  • Work with the Director of Accounts to lead the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, fiscal year budgets including financial status of sub-projects account activities with accompanying bank documentation and receipts.
  • Assist the Director of Accounts and other supervisory staff in monitoring sub-project budgets in accordance with approved work plan activities.
  • Monitor periodic expenditures of projects by analyzing financial data and producing periodic and ad hoc reports.
  • Function as support for processing cash advances, retirements, petty cash management and refunds made in favor of the foundation.
  • Review the work of sub-grantees for accuracy and proper report content.
  • Support in proposal development in collaboration with proposal team.
  • Create, update, and maintain financial spreadsheets.
  • Develop budgets, including staff time allocations.
  • Work with team leads to resolve problems associated with monthly expenditures and life-of projects budgets.

Job Requirements

  • B.S/B.A/HND in Accounting, Banking, and Finance or its recognized equivalent
  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in accounting related position.
  • Familiarity with non-governmental organizations in Nigeria is an advantage.

Basic DNA:

  • Highly creative, innovative and can generate ideas.
  • Passionate about development and young people.
  • Self motivated and meets deadlines.
  • Enjoys team spirit and collaboration.
  • Tolerant and respectful of other tribes, religion and nationality.
  • Open to learning.
  • Zero tolerance for norm and routine.

 

2.    Social Media Intern

Job Type:           Full Time

Qualification:   BA/BSc/HND

Experience:       2 years

Job Location:    Abuja

Filed:                  Internships / Volunteering /Media/Advertising/Branding

 

Purpose of the Job

  • Is responsible for assigned social media and communications roles including supporting and executing the organisation’s social media strategy, managing organisation’sprioritised social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and LinkedIn
  • The intern will work directly with the Communication’s Head and closely with team leaders, project leads, partner organisations and our target communities.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND in Computer Science, Mass Communication or any other qualification relating to Social Media.
  • At least 2 years’ experience with proof of achievement as Social Media Manager
  • Must be between 21 and 35 years of age.

Requirements

  • Create, schedule, and analyze all the social media updates that are sent to our social media profiles.
  • Create paid marketing campaigns on social to increase our reach and traffic through current and improved social media strategy.
  • Embody our programme, campaign, event and projects in every tweet, update, and conversation on social media.
  • Be data-informed about what’s working on social media and what’s not
  • Experiment with new growth strategies and ideas
  • Help us explore new social media networks, apps, and tools
  • Work together with the content team to share insight and strategize

 

3.    Web Master Intern

Job Type:           Full Time

Qualification:   BA/BSc/HND

Experience:       2 years

Job Location:    Abuja

Job Filed:          Computer Internships/  ICT / Volunteering

Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND in Computer Science or any other qualification in Computing
  • At least 2 years’ experience with proof of achievement as Webmaster
  • Must be between 21 and 35 years of age.

Job Requirements:

  • Applicant must have experience in WordPress Content Management System (CMS) Development, HTML5, CSS, and PHP, JavaScript and intermediate ¬to ¬advanced skill level in at least one OO programming language.
  • Applicant will need to be competent in graphic design using Photoshop, Fireworks and Corel Draw with a constant desire to push boundaries.
  • Applicant will also be required to demonstrate outstanding organizational abilities coupled with a confident approach to communicating at varied levels.
  • Applicant will need to be an enthusiastic worker passionate about growing skills and driving new ideas and initiatives forward.

Skills Set:

  • WordPress, HTML, CSS, PHP, MYSQL, Photoshop, Fireworks, Corel Draw and at least one OO programming language.
  • Applicant with knowledge of Illustration have added advantage.

How to Apply

To apply for any of the above Internship positions, Qualified and Interested Applicants should send their Application Letters, CV and recent Passport Photograph to: jobs@youngstarsfoundation.org

Application Deadline: March 29, 2019


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