Doctors without Border Internship in Johannesburg

Administrative work isn’t something to consider lightly so if you want to be able to help others, you can consider about joining Doctors without Border internship program that will take place in Johannesburg. Despite the name, you can always help others with various jobs and tasks at hand. The organization, after all, always needs a promising and potential work force to help them with so many different duties and tasks.

About the Program

Doctors without Border internship program is basically an HR intern position that will be placed in Human Resource Department.

The candidate will have to report to HR Officer or HR Director, with the base in Johannesburg. The program itself will last for 12 months. The purpose of the position is to provide HR assistance and also administrative help to the Human Resource Department and team, including performing the other tasks related to HR responsibilities and duties – when and also as required by the team.

Doctors without Borders is basically an independent, international, and medical humanitarian organization that has the commitment to two main purposes: providing medical help as well as speaking out about the plight assisted. The medical assistance is given to people affected by healthcare exclusion, epidemics, man-made and natural disasters, and also armed conflicts. Candidates must take part in the full 12 months of program with 40 working hours a week (5 days per week).

The Responsibility

The HR intern will be responsible for performing different administrative jobs, which also includes supporting the daily activities at HR department. They are responsible for screening resumes, updating employee records, and also scheduling interviews. This will allow them to learn about HR industry and have a closer look on the organization’s workflow, recruitment process, employee development, and payroll processing. The intern will help with interview’s schedule and confirmation, collect payroll data, update the internal database, and address the employees’ questions about benefits. The intern will also be responsible for posting, removing, and updating job ads.

The Requirements

There are several basic requirements that all candidates must meet to be considered eligible for this Doctors without Border internship program. The requirements include:

  • The candidates must be the citizens of South Africa
  • They must be older than 18 years old
  • They must have a tertiary education, preferably in Industrial Psychology or other relevant subjects in Human Resources. They should have a Bachelor degree for this qualification
  • They must have good communication skills
  • They must have the ability to deal with challenging workload or work under pressure
  • They should have good computer skills, especially in MS Word, Excel, and spreadsheets
  • They must have a good sensitivity and understanding of cross-cultural sense
  • They must be able to handle strict confidentiality

How to Apply

Applications will take place online. Interested candidates should visit this link in order to complete the application form. Besides the application form, candidates will have to include a letter of motivation and also a CV. Be advised that an application without the motivation letter will be ignored and rejected.

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The deadline is on January the 13th 2020. Candidates can visit the official website to know the details of Doctors without Border internship program.