World Vision

World Vision East Africa Region is seeking a motivated Advocacy & External Engagement Intern to support their regional team in Karen, Kenya. This role offers an opportunity to contribute to the organization’s mission of helping vulnerable children overcome poverty through advocacy and policy work.

About World Vision:

With over 70 years of experience, World Vision is a global Christian organization working in nearly 100 countries to transform the lives of vulnerable children.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Monitor and Report on Field Office Advocacy Progress:

  • – Coordinate and document regional advocacy meetings
  • – Update contact lists and file management
  • – Draft quarterly reports on advocacy impact

2. Research and Analysis:

  • – Develop policy briefs and update regional statistics

3. Networking and External Engagement:

  • – Participate in working groups and inter-agency collaborations

4. Administrative Support:

  • – Assist with planning and logistics for advocacy events
  • – Manage documentation on various platforms

5. Amplify Children’s Voices:

  • – Support field offices in tracking children’s participation in advocacy
  • – Ensure child safeguarding principles in advocacy events

Requirements:

  • – Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Communication, Public Policy, Management, or Law
  • – 1-2 years experience in advocacy, external engagement, campaigns, or policy analysis in developing countries
  • – Knowledge of Child Rights and relevant charters/conventions
  • – Experience in planning multi-country workshops or forums
  • – Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in cross-cultural environments
  • – Strong research skills, especially in policy and advocacy
  • – Understanding of humanitarian and fragile contexts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • – Training certificate in advocacy, child rights, or policy influence
  • – Capabilities in achieving, thinking, self-managing, relational networking, collaboration, and humanitarian diplomacy

This internship offers an opportunity to contribute to World Vision’s mission of transforming children’s lives while developing your career in advocacy and external engagement.

To apply, visit World Vision East Africa Region’s career page and reference Job ID: JR32942.

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