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Internship Opportunities Summer 2018

We are offering exciting opportunities to be part of our team working at Care for Children.

About Us

Care for Children's vision is to see orphaned and abandoned children transformed by the opportunity to grow up in a family. We develop strategic partnerships with governments to help create a positive alternative to institutional care through local family-based care. Care for Children has been operating in China since 1998, helping a generation of orphaned and abandoned children to be placed into good, local families. Following the success of the China project, Care for Children has been invited by many Asian governments to replicate its programme. In 2012, Care for Children began work with Thailand where we now have a strong team of 11 staff. In 2017 we have started working with the government in Vietnam to roll out the same strategy and programme.


Internships at Care for Children are more than just a day job. They are a unique opportunity help support Children in Asia and, in turn, develop your skills, be challenged and contribute to the important work that we do. Interns are an essential part of the team and will play a vital role.

There are opportunities to participate in the internship programme in the UK, China, Thailand and Vietnam.

Due to the evolving needs of the charity, specific positions and job descriptions are subject to change, and start dates may vary.

Your role will be to support the organisation and could include a wide variety of activities such as:-

• Building key relationships with key networks and local businesses and organisations
• Developing speaking opportunities to raise the profile of Care for Children’s work
• Speaking at events on behalf of Care for Children when appropriate
• Researching where Care for Children should be represented
• Co-ordinating local volunteers, developing new and existing relationships, and providing their ongoing support and training
• Inputting a regional perspective into Care for Children’s printed, digital and social media communications
• Researching potential foundations and trusts and assist in the applications where appropriate
• Assisting in the planning and implementation of local fundraising events, including benefit dinners
• Conducting research that will better equip the office
• Representing Care for Children at events with an exhibition stand
• Inputting data collected from local events and engagements into the database
• Supporting teams
• General fundraising logistics and event co-ordinations
• Supporting with general admin duties


(The cost for these internships is listed below. These prices are purely set as examples and may vary based on location, a two-month duration, availability and the time of year.)

This internship would be perfect for anyone who is looking to gain experience in charity work, working with children, fundraising, events and training.

Flights Included Included
Transfers Included Included
Accommodation Not Included Included
Medical Insurance Included Included
In-country support Included Included

Please email your interest or send it by post for the attention of Lizzi Kilpatrick, UK Operations and HR.
Lizzi@careforchildren.com - 3 The Close, Norwich, NR1 4DH