NGO Management, international Development Internships, Placements, Volunteer

- International Development

The International Development Placement offer you the opportunity to examine the central issues facing developing countries in today’s globalised world and to learn practical skills that will enable you to work in business, social enterprise and NGOs in the future.

The International Development placements not only addresses the theories of development, but actively examines how development works practically in the field in developing and developed countries.

International Development Placement Themes

You will be able to analyse in detail how development projects are designed, implemented and managed.

This placement enables the learning of participatory approaches to development that are designed to mobilise people to actively take part in their own development.

It equips the students with the understanding of the role that NGOs can play in promoting social and economic progress.

“My time spent at Nkosi’s Haven was a true learning experience. I worked closely with the director, Gail Johnson who spent time creating tasks and projects for me. I felt this experience was very beneficial to my future, as I would like to work in a charity after university.”

Read the full story here ⇒ Satara, International Development student, Portsmouth University

[VIDEO] Taking Your International Development Degree Out Of The Classroom

– Not just learning from the textbook at university but learning from the people.
– Being a part of World AIDS Day and the celebration of life!
– Understanding real-life fundraising, donation structures and being a part of it
– NGOs needs are matched with university students. You will gain valuable work-experience with Vocational Impact




** From £65 per day **

This is a self-funded experience. Vocational Impact are a fundraising organisation encouraging sustainable international development with all of our project partners. Therefore you will pay an all-inclusive fee, which will include a donation.
✔︎ Accommodation - You will stay in a shared, fully- equipped volunteer cottage

✔︎ Meals - You will eat with the residents and experience local South Africa food.

✔︎ 30 + hours of interactive cross-cultural training and practice

✔︎ Certificate of Learning - proof this is not a holiday!

✔︎ Support - we got you!

✔︎ Transportation - Airport drop off and collection. Plus all placement related transport (to and from partner NGOs)

✔︎ Experience of a lifetime - no exaggeration!

✔︎ Vocational Impact International Development donation
✗ Flights

✗ Tourist Visa

✗ Travel Insurance

✗ Spending Money
You will work directly with the director and understand the key operations from the inside of an international NGO, on the front line of HIV/AIDS care.

You will learn NGO approaches to development such as Advocacy and Networking, Project Evaluation and Impact Assessments.

You will develop an understanding of the political and economical influences on an international NGO.

You will raise awareness by increasing Nkosi’s Haven profile and spreading the messages, work, development and successes. This will give you valuable experience in building and implementing marketing and fundraising campaigns and build valuable relationships to enhance their network of funders.

You will develop your content management skills to create donor campaigns and promote messages throughout target networks and communities.
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