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How to apply

Please send your CV and a short cover letter to jobs@sboverseas.org.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at the above email address, or by phone at +32 2 377 8908.

BEIRUT

Application deadline: 30th September 2017

Start date: 2nd October 2017

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Period: 6 months, full-time.

Description: SB Overseas is searching for a new Project Development Intern whose main responsibility will be to research and draft proposals to help generate funding for our programmes in Lebanon.

Roles/ Duties:

  • Research new foundations/grants to apply for funding;
  • Draft proposals for funding ensuring that donor requirements and guidelines are understood and met;
  • Develop new donor contacts and maintain relationships with donors;
  • Maintain relationships with existing partners on the ground;
  • Coordinate the delivery of internal monitoring reports on our programmes.

 

Required skills/experience:

  • Previous experience in project development and/or fundraising;
  • Excellent written and oral fluency in English;
  • Strong skills in communication (written and verbal), research and organization;
  • Strong sense of autonomy in work, can-do attitude.

 

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Fluency in Levantine Arabic;
  • Previous experience in project monitoring and evaluation.

 

Expenses:

  • This internship is unremunerated.
  • Subsidised accommodation and food offered.

Application Deadline: 30th September 2017

Start date: 1st October 2017

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Period: 6 months, full-time.

Job brief:

SB Overseas is looking for an enthusiastic and qualified ESL teacher to help run two of our schools for refugee children in Lebanon. Your main responsibilities will be developing the curriculum and providing training and ongoing support to our volunteer teachers. In our schools, volunteers are primarily responsible for leading English lessons with refugee children who have beginning literacy or low beginning ESL. In some cases, volunteers may also teach Maths and Science with the assistance of our teaching staff.

We deliver a curriculum of remedial education for young refugee children who have missed out on one or more years of their education. The refugee children in our schools need remedial education in order to have a chance of passing entry tests for the Lebanese public education system. Without access to public education, they risk missing out on an education permanently and becoming a ‘lost generation’.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of curriculum and daily lesson plans based on student needs
  • Develop active learning instructional strategies to enhance learning
  • Conduct pre and post testing of all students to measure degree of change in English knowledge
  • Maintain attendance sheets
  • Provide ongoing support and training to volunteers.

 

Required skills/experience:

  • Proficiency in speaking, reading and writing English, preferably as a native English speaker;
  • TESOL/TEFL or other ESL teaching qualifications;
  • Prior experience teaching English as a second language;
  • Prior experience teaching to primary school aged children.

 

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Experience working with or teaching refugees;
  • Skills in cross-cultural communication, organization, planning;
  • Written/spoken fluency in Arabic.

 

Expenses:

  • This internship is unremunerated.
  • Subsidised accommodation and food offered.

BRUSSELS

Application Deadline: 20th October 2017

Start date: 1st November 2017

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Period: 6 months, full time

Description: We are looking for an enthusiastic Human Resources Intern to join our team in Brussels. The intern will assist in planning and implementing the operational HR activities for SB Overseas’ interns and volunteers in Belgium and Lebanon, in terms of recruitment, benefits and expenses management, personnel management, and this in line with labour and social security laws as well as SB Overseas’ strategy and standards.

Responsibilities:

The intern will assist our staff in the following duties:

  • Advertising available job openings and volunteering opportunities;
  • Managing applications for those positions;
  • Conducting interviews for those positions;
  • Conducting orientation for new employees;
  • Monitoring attendance of personnel;
  • Ensuring correct documentation of personnel;
  • Ensuring compliance with national labour laws;
  • Supervising activities and attendance of volunteers in Belgium and Lebanon;
  • Reviewing internal HR procedures;
  • Assisting the team with other day-to-day duties.

 

Required skills/experience:

  • Human Resources degree and/or previous experience in related field;
  • Excellent oral and written fluency in English and French;
  • Excellent planning skills, with an ability to prioritise tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously;
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent command of the Microsoft Office suite (especially Word and Excel).

 

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Oral and written fluency in Flemish;
  • Knowledge of statistical methods and statistical analysis skills.

 

Other details:

The internship will normally be unremunerated, although lunch and travel expenses are covered. The intern may be offered remuneration if this could be supplemented by a government subsidy (such as Activa or Article 60/61). In this case, the intern will have the option of extending the length of their internship to 9 months.

Application Deadline: 30th September 2017

Start date: 1st October 2017

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Period: 3 months, full-time.

Job brief:

SB Overseas is looking for an intern with experience in web design to assist in refreshing and updating our website.

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for reviewing the front-end and back-end design of this website, using the WordPress CMS. Your priorities with regard to the website will be:

  • Ensuring that the site retains a clean, professional and consistent look across all pages;
  • Aligning design and content with the latest SEO strategies;
  • Developing and streamlining online donation interfaces;
  • Creating French and Flemish versions of the website;
  • Reducing clutter and page loading times.

 

Required skills/experience:

  • Experience with the WordPress CMS, including knowledge of different WordPress plugins;
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn;
  • Excellent organisational skills, with an ability to prioritise tasks and handle numerous assignments simultaneously;

 

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Written fluency in French and/or Flemish;
  • Familiarity with SEO strategies;
  • Understanding of page speed optimisation strategies.

 

Expenses:

  • This internship is unremunerated.
  • Lunch and work-related travel expenses are covered.