ANTI-MILITARIZATION INITIATIVES INTERN

Description: The primary focus of this position will be to serve as the interim coordinator of IFCLA’s Honduras Working Group, a group that follows, analyzes and takes local action around the injustice of militarization in Honduras. Currently, our anti-militarization initiatives focus on the impacts of militarization in Honduras; however, developing and supporting additional research, analysis and strategy regarding a wider frame for this work is encouraged. This position requests a minimum of ten hours per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the interim coordinator of the Honduras Working Group
  • Prepare a report on area Members of Congress on issues related to this area of IFCLA’s programming
  • Assist in developing and implementing strategies for engaging Members of Congress on issues related to this area of IFCLA’s programming
  • Attend monthly Honduras Solidarity Network conference calls and report back to the Honduras Working Group as well as Core Committee
  • Represent IFCLA by tabling at and/or attending important community events
  • Participate in events/actions hosted by IFCLA and collaborative organizations
  • Attend IFCLA’s monthly Core Committee meeting

Qualifications: 

  •  Strategic and critical thinking experience is preferred
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, self-driven and highly motivated learner
  • Access to reliable transportation is helpful but not required
  • Knowledge of Latin American history/politics is helpful but not required
  • Spanish-language proficiency preferred
  • Commitment to social justice

How to Apply: Send your resume and a cover letter describing how your background and skills would be a good fit for IFCLA, and why this specific internship opportunity is of interest to you to Sara John at sara@ifcla.net.