Girl Up Africa is recruiting for interns x4 posts

Job Summary

Girl Up Africa is seeking four (4) interns to join the programs department. This form is designed to collect essential information from applicants.

Closing date: 21 March 2024

Are you a university/ college student or recent graduate passionate about gender justice and youth leadership? If yes, this opportunity could be for you!

About Girl Up Africa

Girl Up is a girl-centered leadership development initiative working to advance gender justice worldwide. We believe that when girls and women are in positions of leadership, they work to create a more just and equitable world for everyone.

Founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010, Girl Up operates a global network of regional affiliates and serves 200,000 girls in 152 countries.

Girl Up Africa has trained over 5,000 girls on advocacy and gender equality. At the forefront of the 256 Clubs in more than 25 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are dedicated Girl Up Club leaders who seek to ensure that girls everywhere can thrive and reach their full potential.

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Through Girl Up programs, leaders can gain career guidance and participate in financial literacy workshops, STEM-related projects, and other programs to build their leadership.

Key Responsibilities

The Programs Interns will,

  • Work under the supervision of and in tandem with Girl Up staff
  • Welcome and support the organizing, advocacy, and fundraising efforts of new and existing Girl Up Clubs, Campuses, and Coalitions in your region
  • Support and/or represent Girl Up in meetings with schools, partners, or other organizations

  • Attend monthly virtual trainings and bi-monthly virtual check-ins with Girl Up staff
  • Respond to all communications and requests from Girl Up staff in a timely manner
  • Plan and execute events, projects, and meetings benefitting your region’s Girl Up community

  • Submit ongoing reports summarizing your activities and achievements
  • Activate at least 5 girl up clubs within your region
  • Sign and always adhere to the UN Foundation’s Youth Protection Policy and Girl Up’s Safety & Security Guidelines.


  • This application is open to identified females.
  • Stipend will be provided for this internship opportunity.
  • The deadline for submission is March 14, 2024.
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How to Apply

We look forward to learning more about you and your interest in contributing to Girl Up’s mission! Please fill in the aplication form below: Complete all sections to the best of your ability.

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  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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