Interested in being a volunteer intern at Oxfam? Internship positions provide a substantive, challenging professional development experience and will expand your understanding of Oxfam's work to build lasting solutions to global poverty and injustice.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
We are currently recruiting for the following volunteer intern positions:
Title: Information Technology Assistant
Location: Ottawa, ON
Status: 21 hours/week, minimum 3 months
Reporting: Mario Acosta, Information Technology Administrator
Application Details: Please submit your cover letter and resume to email@example.com quoting ITA1112 in the subject line. This is an ongoing internship opportunity. Candidates are welcomed to submit applications at any time.
Reporting to the IT Systems Administrator, this internship will support the operation of Oxfam Canada’s information systems and enterprise resource planning systems (ERP). This internship is well suited for IT/IS students at the end of their studies or recently graduated who are looking for practical work experience on a voluntary basis.
Working under the supervision of Oxfam Canada’s Policy Advisor, the intern will contribute to a research project on women’s rights, resilience and food security. The intern will conduct a literature review and background research on gender and resilience; will be involved in data analysis and the drafting of a research paper on women’s rights organizations’ approaches to resilience; and will support the organizing of a 2-day policy event on the subject.
Working under the supervision of Oxfam Canada’s Policy Advisor, the intern will conduct research on the status of women and gender equality in Oxfam Canada’s priority countries of programming. The intern will contribute to identifying reliable sources of information, statistics and analysis; gathering data on a number of countries; and drafting analytical reports. The research will primarily be internet-based, with some library work and correspondence/interviews.