Donor Relationships Management and Project Development Assistant


Fundraising, NGO management, Project development, Community development, Internship

Career Field


Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



The Host Organisation

A local NGO focused on providing infrastructure and initiatives to empower and encourage development of youth from disadvantaged communities.

Roles and Responsibilities

This exciting role offers exposure to conceptualizing and implementing new projects for our community beneficiaries. Role includes steering donor relationships, monitoring and tracking the progress of ongoing projects, and spending time with the communities and school beneficiaries we work with. Interns will be responsible for their own projects which match the needs of our community and school partners and are in line with our donor expectations. They also will be in charge of coordinating launch events at our community sites.


Excellent communication skills A proactive and positive work ethic Ability to juggle multiple tasks Team player Innovative thinker

Skills Acquisition

Project management Research Stakeholder relations Monitoring and evaluation Research and data collection Time management and organization

Benefits to Intern

Work alongside our experienced and passionate team to actively contribute towards development goals and see the impact of your work in local communities. Gain an in-depth understanding of sustainable community development and sharpen your problem-solving skills Gain important transferable skills and build your CV with impressive project management and hands-on skills

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.



Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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Choice of programmes

We offer several programme options to suit different budgets

Choose your level of support and independence

Pay only for what you need from your trip

Programme fee starts at GBP £396 (USD $495)

Unlimited duration. No extra fee

Stay for any amount of time that you need and the price you pay for your programme does not change.

Total flexibility and control over your stay duration

You're free to change your itinerary whilst you're here, no hassle.

Unique guarantees

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Not only do you choose your industry, but also choose the exact skills you want to develop within that industry. Communication, negotiation, political negotiation. Just say!

We have a huge network of host organisations that allow us to find your match with unbeatable accuracy.

Our unique application provides you with the opportunity to highlight the skills you need to develop.

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