Bachelor's Degree   Helmand, Afghanistan Part Time 270
Date Posted:May 14, 2019
Closing Date:May 21, 2019
Work Type:Part Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Social Science ,Business Administration
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Internship
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About DAI:

Founded: 1970


uring 2015 and 2016 SHAHAR was implemented in the Deputy Ministry of Municipalities (DMM) and 20 provincial municipalities across Afghanistan: Aybak, Maymana, Mazar-e-Sharif, Puli Khumri, and Shibirghan in the North Region; Asadabad, Chaharikar, Gardiz, Ghazni, Jalalabad, Maydan Shahr, Mihtarlam, and Puli Alam in the East Region; Kandahar, Lashkar Gah, Qalat, and Tirin Kot in the South Region; and Feroz Koh, Hirat and Qala-I-Naw in the West Region. For 2017, the program focused on DMM, the two regional hub provincial municipalities of Mazar-e-Sharif and Kandahar, and the following 12 small- and medium-sized provincial municipalities: Aybak, Maymana, Puli Khumri, Shibirghan, Chaharikar, Gardiz, Ghazni, Mihtarlam, Puli Alam, Lashkar Gah, Feroz Koh, and Qala-I-Naw. 

In 2018 and 2019, to support the government of Afghanistan in establishing and maintaining long-term stability in key cities, SHAHAR will focus its program activities and technical support on DMM and the four regional hub provincial municipalities of Kandahar, Hirat, Mazar-e-Sharif, and Jalalabad. Kabul Municipality is also included as a key beneficiary of the program. 

The Deputy Ministry of Municipalities is responsible for overseeing, managing, and regulating the affairs of all municipalities in Afghanistan, with the exception of Kabul as the national capital. DMM envisions municipal institutions that are responsive to citizen needs and priorities and bring a positive change to the lives of urban citizens through good urban governance and the provision of municipal services and infrastructure.

Job Summary:


This internship Program represents an exciting opportunity for interns to gain experience with official environment, learn organizational behavior, have basic practical learnings in their educational related filed and gain experience working on an international development project.


The Intern will provide support to the DAI SHAHAR Project Staff, by performing a variety of tasks. Throughout the internship, the Intern will gain exposure to DAI and USAID methods for capacity building, project management, and economic development programs. 

Skills Required:

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Recently completed or currently enrolled in a university graduate or undergraduate program in Social and Cultural, public or business administration, or other relevant academic discipline.Oral and written fluency in Dari and English.

The position reports to Municipal Social and Cultural Manager and SHAHAR Team Lead

Duty Station:

·        This position will be based in the Lashkar Gah Afghanistan

Duties & Responsibilities:


·        Assist municipal social and cultural department in organizing of cultural and public events

·        Collaborate with religions, mosques, cultural, youth and women organizations.

·        Assist municipal staff in developing of strategic social planning for issues related to the youth, women, children, and education and vulnerable groups.

·        Assist municipal staff to coordinate with private, government, non-government agencies for social issues ranging environment protection to education priorities.

·        Assist municipal staff to design and implement social education and behavioral changes campaigns in coordination with media.

·        Assist in follow up of Social and Cultural department daily activities

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Helmand


Recently completed or currently enrolled in a university graduate or undergraduate program in Social and Cultural, public or business administration, or other relevant academic discipline.

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