Disaster Risk Reduction Program Intern

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is a US non-governmental organization that has been operating in Vietnam for 20 years. CRS projects assist local counterparts to build capacity in the areas of Education, HIV/AIDS care and treatment, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and emergency preparedness and response. Reflecting our commitment to carry out quality programming to benefit the poor, we are now seeking a dynamic Vietnamese candidate for following position for our Program based in Hanoi:

  • Job Title: Disaster Risk Reduction Intern (DRR Intern)
  • Department/Location: DRR program
  • Location: Hanoi
  • Duration: 06 months
  • Reports To: DRR Program Manager

Over the past few years, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Vietnam program has engaged extensively with government counterpart agencies to implement the community driven CBDRM actions to increase the resilience of vulnerable communities across Central Vietnam and Mekong Delta to the adverse impact from disasters and climate change.

Specific Job Responsibility:
  • Support project team in maintaining and updating the project database including beneficiary tracking record
  • Support project team in organizing trainings, workshops, and events under the supervision of CRS staff
  • Participate in surveys/assessment/evaluation and interviews if required
  • Translate documents from Vietnamese to English and vice versa
  • Provide interpretation for non-Vietnamese CRS staff and international consultant at informal meetings and events
  • Edit and organize English and Vietnamese documents under the supervision of CRS staff
  • Support project team in finance advance and liquidation requests
  • Other: other tasks as necessary, program activities/projects as requested by supervisor.
Qualifications and Personal Skills:
  • University degree in foreign language, social sciences, or related discipline
  • Knowledge in the field of programs, issues and policies related to DRR/CC and Emergency Response in Vietnam is preferred.
  • Good organizational and computer skills (Word, Excel, Power-point, E-mail and Internet - required).
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Vietnamese required.
  • Able to travel to program/project areas when required.

Disclaimer Clause: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. The purpose of this document is to list minimum and possible supplemental functions and requisite minimum standards.

***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

CRS\' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

CRS is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or HIV/AIDs.

 Application requirements

Individuals interested in this job are invited to submit your applications via email to Catholic Relief Services at: recruitment.vietnam@crs.org

Applications in English should include:

  1. Cover letter;
  2. CVs demonstrating relevant capacity and experience.
Deadline for submission: October 28, 2022
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