We are Hiring a Program Intern

Title: Programs Intern 

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Ujyalo Foundation is looking for self-motivated, passionate, determined, and independent changemakers who are willing to impact change at the grass root level. At Ujyalo we invest in our team members and they are the strongest assets we have. As a growing team, we learn as much from our team members as they learn from us. So if you are that individual who cares to bring about change in other people’s life come join the team and help us impact change!

The Programs Intern will directly work with the Program Leads to help run various programs effectively and smoothly.  The Intern will document, produce reports, maintain programs related logistical support, and provide day to day support for the program. The ideal candidate for this position is an individual who is meticulous, organized, and with a robust understanding of programmatic work at an organization.

Reports to: Program Leads 


I. Administrative:

  • Support for outreach activities: prepare the logistics, documentation, and go for outreach
  • Communicate for the outreach, advocacy, media and resource mobilization
  • Help to organize meetings, seminars and events to promote wider cooperation with donors, and the foundation
  • Provide a day-to-day support to the activities of the office
  • Document social media activities
  • Manage training and preparedness exercises for the sessions

II. Research and Writing:

  • Undertake desk research in preparation for the launch of planned projects or activities while writing proposals or reports.
  • Help in documentation of the program and sessions if required. Prepare draft summaries and reports of the events.
  • Maintain the blogs in Tumblr of EmpowHER
  • Write blogs for NiDARR
  • Find stories to share every week for NiDARR’s ‘Share your story’

III. Networking:

  • Interact with different stakeholders whenever required and possible to ensure cooperation and coordination in developing and/or sustaining the programs and function.

IV. Reporting:

  • Weekly reports on the work achieved needs to be submitted to the supervisor.
  • Other mechanisms of reporting can be followed.

*Perform related duties as assigned and as per need.


  • Enrolled or Bachelor’s Degree Graduate in Development studies, Sociology, Rural development, or related studies.
  • Experience of working with schools will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of effective resource mobilization skills.
  • Excellent Communicator orally and in writing.
  • Innovative, self-driven and team player.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment.
  • Demonstrate willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Flexibility to work as per the work demands.

Some of these values are a plus point as well!

  • A positive attitude and energy to grow and thrive in diverse settings;
  • Open and driven mindset to challenge the society, the team and the Foundation with creativity and innovative ideas;
  • Team player, dreamer, believer and an achiever!


The deadline to apply for the position is March 15, 2019 (however, the deadline might be extended until the position is filled). For priority consideration, send your resume, and a cover letter to info@ujyalofoundation.org by no later than March 15, 2019. Please mention the position and your name on the title of each document, for example: [Title of the Position]_[Your Name]. Only application that are complete will be reviewed. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. No phone calls, please.

A one or two year renewal contract with a competitive compensation and benefit commensurate with experience and skills is offered. The application will be reviewed by the third week of March, and the position is to start from March 25, 2019.

Ujyalo is an equal opportunity employer, hence individuals from all backgrounds, gender identity or sexual orientation are encouraged to apply.