Jobs and Internships

Monitoring and Evaluation Research Assistant (part-time, stipend)

WASH Advocates is a nonprofit, nonpartisan initiative in Washington, DC dedicated to helping solve the global safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge. WASH Advocates is seeking a part-time Monitoring and Evaluation Research Assistant to assist the Sustainability Director with a wide range of research projects that support our MERL (monitoring, evaluation, resolution, and learning) and sustainability efforts.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collect field level examples of effective long-term monitoring and evaluation.
  • Research effective uses of data for WASH program quality improvement.
  • Help write, edit, and format material for external reports, technical guidelines, and other documents.
  • Represent WASH Advocates at relevant meetings, meet DC leaders, and brainstorm collaborations.

This position will run until December 2014 for a minimum of twenty hours per week. We provide a $1,000 stipend at the end of each semester (spring, summer, and fall). You must be eligible to work or intern in the U.S. The WASH Advocates office is located at 1506 21st Street NW near Dupont Circle. The position is based in Washington, DC and does not require travel.

Please send résumé and cover letter detailing your interests to Ben Mann at bmann@WASHadvocates.org.

Internships (part-time, stipend)

WASH Advocates is a nonprofit, nonpartisan initiative in Washington, DC dedicated to helping solve the global safe drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge. WASH Advocates is seeking part-time interns (preferably senior or graduate students working for college credit) to assist with a wide range of projects that support our advocacy, communications, partnership development, and research efforts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research corporations, private foundations, U.S. government, universities, civic, and faith-based organizations to determine their interest in the global WASH issue. Research U.S. non-governmental organizations and their water and sanitation programming.
  • Assist the Communications Director in collecting news articles and writing story ideas for journalists.
  • Help write, edit, and format materials for Congressional meetings.
  • Represent WASH Advocates at relevant meetings, meet DC leaders, and brainstorm collaborations.

Interests:

  • U.S. and global advocacy for policy change; OR
  • Working with large corporations to advise on philanthropy initiatives; OR
  • Global health and its effects on other sectors, such as education, women’s empowerment, urbanization, environment, etc.

Our internships run on the school semester. We expect a minimum of twenty hours per week for four months totaling 320 hours. We provide a $1,000 stipend at the end of the internship. You must be eligible to work or intern in the U.S. The WASH Advocates office is located at 1506 21st Street NW near Dupont Circle.

Please send résumé and cover letter detailing your interests to Ben Mann at bmann@WASHadvocates.org.

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