Cape Town, Western Cape - Organization: Habitat for Humanity Country: South Africa Closing date: 02 Jun 2018 Habitat for Humanity International s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live.Anchored by the conviction that safe and affordable housing provides a critical foundation for breaking the cycle of poverty, Habitat has helped more than 3 million people construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes since 1976.Habitat also advocates for fair and just housing policies and systems provides training and access to resources to help more families improve their shelter conditions.
As a non-profit Christian ministry, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and welcomes people of all races, religions and nationalities to partner in its vision. We are currently seeking to recruit an: Advocacy Intern Responsibilities/Duties: The main responsibilities would be to support the Advocacy Senior Specialist with: Desk research on land, housing and property rights. Desk research on African Union institutions, policies and programmes on land and housing.
Desk research on the international development agenda and data collection. Support Advocacy Specialist as an assistant in: Preparation of grant proposals. Arranging conferences, meetings and minute taking.
Updating database of advocacy stakeholders. Drafting official correspondence with business partners. Working time - approximately 10 15 hrs per week (flexible) or for extended periods of one to three months.
Requirements: University student, bachelor degree or studying towards a Master s degree. Openness to learn. Excellent command of English.
Analytical ability. Willingness to do administrative work. Interest in housing/land issues/advocacy/legal and economic issues/grants.
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