Operations Intern

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Position: Operations Intern
Location: Los Angeles, CA

About RI: Relief International (RI) is a home to teams of humanitarian activist-professionals committed to transforming adversity into renewal for the world’s most vulnerable populations. By partnering with beneficiaries and communities on the front-lines, RI innovatively bridges the gap between immediate relief and long-term community development.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:
-Conduct internet research, price comparisons of shipping costs, and miscellaneous procurement duties
-Assist with daily operations for headquarters and field offices; including international communications, logistics, travel arrangements and coordination between field and HQ.
-Support Operations Department with ensuring that the organization is in adherence to in-country registration requirements, etc.
-Carry out procurement procedures and paperwork for capital assets for field and HQ offices; provide consolidation and shipping support
-Assist Relief International employees as needed
-Assist with Administration as needed, including front desk coverage

Qualifications & requirements:
-Demonstrated ability to achieve results in a demanding and fast paced environment.
-Professional demeanor
-Able to work well under tight deadlines and with limited resources
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Knowledge of Excel and basic word processing
-General knowledge of world affairs and international/intergovernmental institutions.
-Currently enrolled in an undergraduate field related to International Relations, Political Science, Public Policy or Business -Administration/Management; Graduate students and volunteers are welcome.
-Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
-Ability to learn and adapt to a fast pace environment
-Second language desired
-Willingness to work minimum of 15 hours a week; M-F varied schedule

Salary: Unpaid, monthly transportation stipend and academic credit available

RI Values:

We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence.
We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.
We value:
-Transparency and Accountability
-Agility and Innovation


To apply for this position, please visit: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=RI&cws=5&rid=985

Applications not received through the above address will not be considered.

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