Communications and Fundraising intern at Red Nose Foundation (Jakarta)

Background: Red Nose Foundation (RNF), or Yayasan Hidung Merah, is a non­‐profit arts and education outreach organisation based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Currently, the foundation operates two learning centers across Greater Jakarta: one in a fishing community in Cilincing, North Jakarta and the other in a slum in Jurangmangu Timur, South Tangerang.

In these two learning centers, the foundation provides more than 75 hours of arts and education classes to over 270 underprivileged children every week. The foundation has reached over 75,000 people across Indonesia through the two learning centers, numerous events held across the city, as well as Red Nose Relief tours to various conflict­‐ridden and disaster‐affected areas. More…

Communications and Fundraising intern

Dates Available Start any time from November 2016

Minimum – 2 months

Maximum – 6 months

Project objective / key areas of engagement:

You will primarily be focused on the day‐to‐day activities within the communications and fundraising division. Your main areas of engagement will be understanding the frameworks of grant/donor applications and fundraising methods.

The key objective of the internship will be to use your relevant knowledge and skills to develop and maintain the education programs of Red Nose through communication and fundraising strategies.

Likely tasks / description of role:

Your role will be a Communications and Fundraising Intern. You will spend most of your time in the office but will have many opportunities to spend time at the organisation’s project sites.

In this position, your general responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:

  • Grant writing;
  • Writing reports and proposals for donors and investors;
  • Conducting relevant research;
  • Developing strategies for fundraising and communications;
  • Preparing newsletters, flyers and promotional material;
  • Helping to organise events for Red Nose;
  • Managing the organisation’s social media accounts;
  • Attending any relevant meetings;
  • Opportunities to visit project sites in North and South Jakarta.
Output required by intern The tangible output of the work undertaken during this internship will likely include report writing, grant applications, newsletters, flyers and relevant educational material. Intangible output will most likely include the attendance of meetings, field projects, learning centers and relevant events.
Expected work hours 9:00am – 5:00pm, Mon – Fri.
Dress code Casual dress. Appropriate footwear is required (No flip flops / thongs) and t-shirts should be worn (no singlets). When visiting project sites, it is advised that interns dress more conservatively (pants in place of shorts). This applies for both males and females.
Requirements for intern

This internship will suit students from Communications/PR, International development, International studies, Social Work..

Only English is required. Some Indonesian language skills would be preferable.

A Skype interview with host organisation will be required.

Please read as much as you can about Red Nose Foundation prior to arriving in Indonesia, so that you are familiar with what the organisation does and the types of projects they are involved in.

You are encouraged to bring your own laptop to this internship.


The fee charged by International Internships (Service Provider) is in addition to the tuition fees for the unit. Accommodation and incountry support packages are optional but highly recommended.

Travel insurance is provided by Monash University. It will cover you for personal travel prior to and after your overseas program, and includes access to 24-hour a day medical and emergency assist services.

Details of the organisation, costs, payment process, cancellation and refund policy are detailed here.

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How to Apply

Please follow the step-by-step guide on how to apply for APG5044 Professional Internship.

*Applications must be submitted 3-6 months prior to intended start date*