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Moonee Valley Internships now recruiting Interns interested in working in the Not-For-Profit Sector. APPLY NOW
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MOONEE VALLEY INTERNSHIPS

is now offering 2x highly supported 10-week internship opportunities to young people 
Our Moonee Valley Internships Program offers internship opportunities to young people to gain additional skills and support to enter the competitive job market.

The project is a response to the increasing youth unemployment rate in our region. 
As an organisation we believe it is important to invest into our young people's futures. 
As an intern you will... 

... get an insight into the Youth Sector

 
... manage a Small Project


... learn Admin Skills
MVI interns receive a total of $20 per week
a volunteer allowance for costs related to the role (such as lunch or travel)

 
Maribyrnong and Moonee Valley Local Learning and Employment Network (MMV LLEN) is a not-for-profit organisation that has a focus on enabling pathways to employment for local young people in a changing world.

ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP

 
This internship is suitable for young people at risk of long-term unemployment. This opportunity will be an amazing entry into the Social Sector or Business Administration.

You will participate in a Project Management Workshop that will teach you skills that are transferable to most areas of work. The internship will support you to meet the right people to expand your network in this field.

 
You will receive support from professionals with job application and pathway planning. People who really know what they are talking about. This can be in form of a mentor and/or the MVI team.

Your Responsibilities:
 
As an intern at MMV LLEN you will work in an office setting and experience the day-to-day work at a Not-for-Profit Organisation (Youth/ Social Sector). You will be working together and guided by an enthusiastic team of professionals.

As an Intern you will work with the Project Team to:
  1. Assist in promoting the our programs to local secondary schools students and other young people in our community.
  2. Come up with your own ideas about how we could promote a program.
  3. Undertake research into local opportunities for at risk young people. 
  4. Assist in developing standardised documents.
  5. Attend community events to promote our organisation.
  6. Work on the Facebook page updates.
  7. Pay close attention when writing your posts and try to avoid spelling mistakes.   
  8. Sometimes boring admin jobs! (We try to keep these to a minimum).
  9. Develop a pathways plan for your next destination.

To qualify for this internship you must:
  1. Be a young person between the ages of 16 - 24 years
  2. Have a connection to Moonee Valley (through residential address, study, recreation - play, clubs, friends or family members)
  3. Be currently unemployed
  4. Commit to volunteering for up to 10 weeks 1-2 days per week
Please Note: You cannot hold a completed higher degree (such as Bachelor, Masters, PhD etc.)

Essential Qualities:

You will need:
  1. Current enrolment or looking to enrol in a Certificate  in Business Administration, Project Management, Youth Work or similar.
  2. Enthusiasm for working.
  3. Be punctual.
  4. Good level of computer literacy and using the Internet including social media.
  5. Ability to follow instructions.
  6. Ability to learn problem-solving skills.
  7. Good people skills including good teamwork and communication skills.
  8. Ability to develop and maintain working relationships.

Desirable (but not essential):
  1. Have and use a Facebook page.
  2. Good attention to detail.
  3. An understanding of the principles of not-for-profit organisations. 
Please Note: The internship will begin on February 15, 2016 (flexible week days)
HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this position you must include:
  1. Cover Letter: Include in your cover letter:
  • Why you are interested in this internship
  • Why you would be the right candidate for the internship (refer to essential qualities and eligibility criteria)
  1. A basic Resume
Please email application to intern@mmvllen.org.au
 
Contact Anna or Jon on (03) 9376 7251 to discuss the position further
 
CLOSING DATE: 5 February 2016 
 
Apply Now
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