From the minute you walk through the door, you can sense that there’s something special going on at Save the Children. The passion. The focus. The smiles. The buzz. The inspiration. No matter the role, every single person at Save the Children has a critical role in keeping our promises to children – both here in the US, and abroad. The work is ambitious and challenging, delivering real results for children and their families.
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with a staff of more than 1,500 people working around the globe. We are on the cutting edge, inspiring breakthroughs focused on achieving immediate and lasting change in children’s lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities to sustain and support those improvements.
Their work requires a roll up your sleeves, dig deep, give-it-all-you’ve-got dedication to solving some pretty daunting challenges in the world, and your colleagues will expect it of you. Working with Save the Children means investing in children’s futures and empowering families to support themselves, with an organization that invests in YOU as well.
Senior Data Management Coordinator–Part Time
Save the Children‘s U.S. Rural Education programs help children in low-income, rural communities become kindergarten ready and achieve grade-level reading and math proficiency by third grade. We employ diverse strategies to achieve this including home visits, play groups, in-school tutoring, out-of-school time programming, summer enrichment, family engagement, community events and more. The part-time (20 hours per week) Senior Coordinator will primarily collect, document and analyze secondary data. The data will provide us with information on the context where we work and the difference we are making in those communities.
The Spring Reproductive Health in Emergencies Monitoring and Evaluation Fellow will work with the reproductive health in emergencies team to compile, analyze, and disseminate data and information from response programming, while supporting data use and capacity-building for specific emergency programs. This will be an opportunity for current graduate students to gain exposure to humanitarian response and programming, while applying classroom learning in research and data analysis to real-world scenarios. Students will also gain experience in technical writing and the process of manuscript publication.
The primary purpose of the Associate Director for US Programs & Advocacy (USPA), is to provide HR guidance and counsel throughout USPA, in support of the successful implementation of the Agency’s strategic goals. This role will provide effective Human Resources guidance and support to our Rural Education, Domestic Emergencies and SCAN programs across the country and facilitate compliance with federal, state and local regulations and appropriate employment laws.
The Humanitarian Disaster Response intern will work with senior leadership and staff in the Department of Humanitarian Response (DHR) to support effective engagement with internal and external partners and stakeholders. The interns will support strategic engagement with key institutional donors, including USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), the World Food Programme (WFP), and the Bureau of Refugees, Population, and Migration (BPRM) at the US State Department. The intern will support the Vice President of DHR in his preparation for and engagement with external humanitarian stakeholders. Additional responsibilities may include support to Humanitarian Surge capacity, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL).
The Advocacy Operations, Specialist is a vital position, with a focus on supporting fundraising for Save the Children Action Network (SCAN). The position focuses heavily on writing donor communications (e.g. proposals, reports, letters of interest), as well as research and collaboration across the division and organization. The Specialist will also provide administrative support to the SCAN Senior Management Team, State and National Campaigns, Senior Director and work on special projects to support the campaigns work in the United States.
The Summer Legal Fellow will assist with short- and long-term administrative and legal research projects for the Office of the General Counsel. Specific projects will be assigned at the time of the Fellowship, but areas of practice may include federal regulations for tax exempt organizations, requirements for federal government grant recipients and contractors, contract review and drafting, corporate governance, intellectual property, lobbying and labor/employment law.
Save the Children is a recognized leader in protecting children in emergencies in the U.S. and ensuring children and their families have the resources they need to recover. The U.S. Emergencies Intern will support the department across our programs, operations and mobilization teams and support projects and overall coordination across the department. The Intern must be a nimble, team player, with the ability to work with multiple stakeholders and able to juggle competing priorities.
The Fellow will report to the Senior Specialist, Research Ethics (and ERC Chair) in support of the Program Quality and Impact division of Save the Children US. Much of the Fellow’s responsibilities will support the ERC and the Chair through knowledge management and systems strengthening, as well as the development of materials for capacity building of field personnel in ethics in research.
The Sponsorship Data Visualization Fellow will provide invaluable support to the Program Quality & Impact – Sponsorship (PQIS) team. The Sponsorship program had over 15 evaluations in 2019, and the team is looking to use the available data to develop visual tools for easy digestion by various stakeholders. This role will support the development of internal country data visualization dashboards using Power BI, ensuring great user experience (UX) for a wide range of staff (e.g. resource development, program, and monitoring, evaluation, and learning staff). You will be a key team member creating effective visualization tools that use the data to answer key learning questions in an engaging, intuitive and informative manner.
Summary This intern will learn about the dynamic innovation space as they conduct research on emerging innovation trends and upcoming innovation conferences. They will build skills around knowledge management as they develop and launch internal events and communications pieces. This intern will also gain project management experience as they support management of the innovation intranet site and the Innovation Accelerator process.
The spring 2020 Gender Equality Fellow will work with the Associate Vice President, Gender Equality and broader Gender Equality Hub to support the implementation of the Gender Equality Strategy. The Gender Equality Hub, a cross-divisional, cross-functional group, oversees the development and implementation of the Gender Equality Strategy to ensure that our agency takes the necessary steps to be an organization which lives and breathes its gender equality principles.
Children in every country, every culture, at every social and economic level are at risk of harm including physical and emotional abuse, sexual violence, exploitation, and neglect. By 2030 Save the Children is committed to ensuring that violence against children is no longer tolerated and that the most vulnerable children around the world are protected. The Child Protection team is looking for a spring 2020 fellow to support our technical leadership, new business development, and data-informed communications. The fellow will be based in our DC office.
The Education and Child Protection Award Management intern will work with the Awards Management team within the Department of Education and Child Protection to support donor funded projects across the globe. Through the tasks performed, the intern will gain a better understanding of the importance of strong project management and how it contributes to international development project success and tools and best practices for effective project management.
The Human Resources Talent Acquisition Intern will work within our Recruitment operations team, focusing on the work necessary to attract and hire the best and brightest talent available to further our work for children and their families. This role will cover the entire recruitment process, from defining the business need for talent, to developing job descriptions, posting and marketing the opportunities, interviewing and selecting talent, and on-boarding new hires into the Agency.
The Associate Director for Proposal Pricing provides leadership for the cost proposal development function of new business development, assisting the agency to secure large-scale, multi-million dollar grant and contract funding from USAID and other institutional donors. This position will sit on the Proposal Pricing Team within the New Business Development (NBD) unit of the Portfolio Growth & Performance department. The position will interact most closely with Proposal Managers, Technical Leads, Award Managers, Finance Managers and consortium partners in both the U.S. and in the field.
The Advisor of Communications will develop, execute and implement communications strategies for Save the Children Action Network (SCAN), a 501(c)(4) organization and the advocacy arm of Save the Children. External communications efforts will serve as an integral component of SCAN’s domestic policy agendas around increasing access to high-quality early childhood education as well as international policy agendas related to well-being of kids globally. The Advisor of Communications will sit on SCAN’s Senior Management Team, which helps shape overall campaign strategy for the organization.
The Senior Director, New Business Development (NBD) provides leadership in Save the Children’s efforts to achieve greater program results at scale, especially for the most deprived, through the successful pursuit of large and strategic funding opportunities. In collaboration with the Associate Vice President (AVP) of Portfolio Growth and Performance (PGP), they help develop and execute the vision, strategy and operational plan to support country and technical offices in positioning the agency to successfully compete for specific opportunities, responding to those opportunities with a quality capture and proposal development process and product, and building and maintaining an effective NBD “system” of tools, processes and capacities across the agency.
The Finance Specialist is responsible for providing support in finance and award management activities within the Department of Hunger and Livelihoods. This individual will assemble spreadsheets and analyze large amount of financial information and identify areas of concerns. Working under the Director of Finance and Portfolio Management, this individual will help contribute to the continuous improvement of financial monitoring and budget management by identifying systems and procedures to enhance efficiencies and reduce risks.
We are currently seeking consultants for both proposal and implementation needs, and seek qualified individuals to lead the technical writing for Save the Children’s proposal needs and to provide input into the technical design, including program description, work plan, management plan and implementation plan of the project. S/he may also coordinate input of technical staff/writers on their technical narratives and strategies. As well, this person may be responsible for leading specific initiatives within a current project. Our core program areas include: public health, livelihoods, food and nutrition, child protection and education, giving children a healthy start to life. Typical assignments last three to six weeks and may require travel to field posts.
Save the Children is a partner in USAID Advancing Nutrition, USAID’s flagship nutrition project, led by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), and a diverse group of experienced partners. Launched in September 2018, USAID Advancing Nutrition implements and provides technical support to nutrition interventions across sectors and disciplines for USAID and its partners. The project’s multi-sectoral approach draws together global nutrition experience to design, implement and evaluate programs that address the root causes of malnutrition.