Program Intern at Helen Keller Intl

Helen Keller Intl is seeking several Program Interns interested in conducting field outreach and in program implementation who will support the planning and implementation of TT surgical camps in several regions and districts of Tanzania.

 

Job Description

Established in 1915 with Helen Keller as a founding trustee, Helen Keller International works to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged.  Headquartered in New York City, Helen Keller Intl currently conducts programs in 20 countries in Africa and Asia as well as in the United States. Helen Keller Intl is known for sustainability, reliability, efficiency and the highest level of technical expertise in fighting and treating blindness and malnutrition.

Country Overview:

Established in 1984, the Helen Keller Intl – Tanzania office was the organization’s first in Africa set up to provide primary eye care services in central Tanzania. Helen Keller Intl has since expanded its role and currently works in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC), Local Government Authorities (LGAs), local NGOs, and other national and international development partners in the areas of nutrition and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), particularly trachoma elimination.

Scope of the Position:

Helen Keller Intl – Tanzania is an Implementing Partner in the trachoma programs supported by Sightsavers International. Through these programs we support district-level teams to conduct trachomatous trichiasis (TT) case finding and surgery in several districts in rural Tanzania. Helen Keller Intl is seeking several Program Interns interested in conducting field outreach and in program implementation who will support the planning and implementation of TT surgical camps in several regions and districts of Tanzania.

Position Title:           Program Intern – Trachoma Surgical Outreach NTD Programs

Department:               NTD Programs (TT Surgical)

Duty Station:             Various

Reports to:                TT Surgical Program Manager

Direct reports:           none

Duration:                    6 months

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

Desired Qualifications and Experience

 

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and current CV to Tz.recruitment@hki.org noting the specific job title in the subject line.  Applicants should clearly describe their field-based health work experience in their cover letter. Applications will be accepted until September 25th, 2020.  



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