Program Intern

The Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP) was the first Australian NGO to be formally registered to work in Vietnam in 1996. Our program in Vietnam focuses on improving health, income generation, good governance, social monitoring, food security and resilience to the effects of climate change. AFAP has developed a solid reputation as a principled, innovative, and pioneering NGO working with a wide spectrum of stakeholders ranging from policy makers and local authorities to civil society organizations (CSOs) and vulnerable communities.

Who we are looking for?

  • A talented, dynamic, and highly motivated person who is interested in learning about development work;
  • A person with high degree of initiative and flexibility;
  • A potential development worker who is willing to be exposed to all aspects of our work, including administration, communications, finance and travel to the field to support communities;
  • A great team player who is supportive and positive in both life and work.

Position:         Program Intern
Type of contract:     6-month full-time internship contract
Work location:         Hanoi with occasional travels to project areas
Starting from:         February 2016


1. Provides support to program administration, operation and reporting;
2. Provides support in donor servicing, proposal writing;
3. Provides assistance to the Senior Program Officer in program activities;
4. Demonstrates commitment to improving capacity for INGO work;
5. Other tasks as deemed necessary and appropriate.


  • Technical knowledge/skills:
  • Project management;
  • Report writing skill;
  • Translation and interpretation skills;
  • Familiarity with AFAP’s thematic areas of work;
  • Previous experience in research activities is an advantage.
  • Education: University degree in social science or relevant field(s).
  • Work experience: At least 6 months of relevant work experience in the not-for-profit sector is preferable.
  • Language: Fluent level of English and Vietnamese, both spoken and written.

For more information, please see the attached job description.

How to apply:

Please email your CV and cover letter in English with the subject line of “PI Application_Your name” by 18th January 2017 to [email protected]

Candidate reviews will commence immediately upon publication of this announcement and will continue until suitable candidate has been identified. While we appreciate all responses, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

AFAP Vietnam is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on grounds of ethnic origin, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
AFAP Vietnam
Application Deadline: 
Wed, 2017-01-18