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Ashoka Arab World – Internship Program Terms of Reference Fellowship Intern Background Ashoka is the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs—men and women with system changing solutions for the world’s most urgent social problems. Social entrepreneurs are individuals with innovative solutions to society’s most pressing social problems. From its regional office in Cairo, Ashoka Arab World creates a competitive, entrepreneurial, and globally integrated citizen sector and develops the profession of social entrepreneurship. Ashoka currently works with 68 Ashoka Fellows located in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. Position Title: Fellowship Intern Reports To: Fellowship Assistant Employment: Full time Salary: Unpaid Office Hours: 9 am to 5 pm (unless assigned to stay later fulfilling work requirements) Working Days: Sunday through Thursday, with weekends on Friday and Saturday. Work-related obligations sometimes require weekend attendance. Duties and responsibilities: The Fellowship Program intern will work closely with the Fellowship Assistant to conduct the following activities:  Provide support to Ashoka Fellows:  Monitor progress and performance of Ashoka Fellows, using Ashoka Arab World’s Monitoring & Evaluation system  Mapping CSOs activities and needs by sector in the Arab World to identify collaboration opportunities for fellow  Reach out to training providers and consultants which can give pro-bono assist to fellows  Conduct field visits to Ashoka Fellows and produce visit reports  Coordinate capacity building workshops for Ashoka Fellows  Organise Ashoka Fellows Salons/events  Write minutes and reports on Fellows meetings  Keep track of the services provided to Fellows Registration No. 34/2004

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Ashoka Arab World Regional Office 93 Abdel Aziz Al Saud Street – 7th Floor –

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Manial – Cairo – Egypt Tel : (202) 25328586 – 23655336 – 25314775 - 25314779 Fax : (202) 23654404 www.ashoka-arab.org www.ashoka.org

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 Ashoka Arab World Impact Assessment Study  Follow up on Fellows to fill in the Impact Assessment Survey  Analyse all data collected from Impact Assessment Survey  Create an simple tool that allows the data collected from Fellows to be regularly updated  Increase media coverage for Ashoka Fellows:  Provide content for Ashoka Arab World’s Fellowship newsletter in Arabic  Edit Ashoka Arab World Fellow profiles, information, news and update Fellow folders (hard and soft copies)  Coordinate with Media & Marketing to creating marketing material about AAW Fellows  Track Ashoka Arab World’s Fellows on Ashoka.org  Keep track of Fellows receiving awards and on media exposure opportunities for the fellows AAW Internship Terms:        

Internships are unpaid. Work related expenses are covered. We are based in Manial, Cairo, Egypt. Our working week is Sunday through Thursday from 9 AM - 5 PM. We accept interns on a rolling basis throughout the year. We offer internships for a minimum duration of 4 weeks, full time; other internships could be long term in the summer, spring and fall. Internships are available across AAW programs. Interns are requested to bring their own laptop.

Internship Benefits: Interns are offered a first class immersion in the Social Entrepreneurship space in Egypt, being exposed and connected to the world’s leading social innovators and getting involved with a team fully committed to positive social changemaking. Interns are treated like staff members and have similar responsibilities. Interns have the opportunity to attend all our meetings, conferences, events and share by their insights, ideas and efforts in all our office operations, procedures and programs. Qualifications: 1. Education B.A. in a relevant field, preferably Social Sciences, Business, Management, Economics, or Political Science 2. Language

Registration No. 34/2004

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Ashoka Arab World Regional Office 93 Abdel Aziz Al Saud Street – 7th Floor –

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Manial – Cairo – Egypt Tel : (202) 25328586 – 23655336 – 25314775 - 25314779 Fax : (202) 23654404 www.ashoka-arab.org www.ashoka.org

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Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic is a must. 3. Experience and Requirements: Excellent English writing and editing skills (required) Good Arabic writing and editing skills (required) Good communication skills Interested in grass root social development projects Strong result-oriented attitude Proficient in MS Office programs (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) 4. The Person: Must be creative within her/his scope of work and very resourceful in problem solving Must understand Ashoka’s vision and work. Must demonstrate her/his commitment with social change. Must be a deeply trustworthy person. Must be service-oriented and flexible. Must be detail-oriented and able to manage multiple high-priority tasks at once. Must be a team player with a high level of commitment. Must maintain cooperative working relationships and interact with others in a helpful, courteous and friendly manner. Must demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population and be able to work with persons of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds across all areas of the world. How to Apply: Interested candidates should send their application package to: recruiting@ashoka-arab.org with “Fellowship Intern” in the subject line. Application package should include: 1- Updated Resume in a pdf format. 2- Answers to the following questions. Questions: 1.) Why are you interested in doing an internship for AAW? 2.) Describe in your own words what it means to be social entrepreneur. 3.) Describe a situation where you have been innovative and/or entrepreneurial. 4.) Please indicate your preferred starting and ending dates for the internship. 5.) Will you be able to commit to a full-time internship in our office from 9 AM - 5 PM, Sunday through Thursday during your preferred internship period? Registration No. 34/2004

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Ashoka Arab World Regional Office 93 Abdel Aziz Al Saud Street – 7th Floor –

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Manial – Cairo – Egypt Tel : (202) 25328586 – 23655336 – 25314775 - 25314779 Fax : (202) 23654404 www.ashoka-arab.org www.ashoka.org

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