Host Organization: Magic Bus India Foundation
Organization Profile: Magic Bus was founded in 1999, Magic Bus works with children and young people living in poverty, in India, taking them from a childhood full of challenges to a life with meaningful livelihoods. We equip children and young people in the age group of 12 to 18, with the skills and knowledge they need to grow up and move out of poverty. Children on the Magic Bus programme successfully fend off destabilizers such as child marriage and child labor to complete school and become first-generation salary earners having secure careers in the organized sector. Magic Bus is recognized by the Great Place to Work Institute as one of India’s Best Employers among Nation Builders
Employee Strength - 2000
City: Mumbai, India
Internship format: Virtual
Internship Department: Communications/ Institutional Partnership/ Impact/ Child Program/ CEO’s office
Communications: Creates and oversees implementation of the Magic Bus
Communication strategy for key stakeholders and to project manage the brand
Institutional Partnership: Accountable for building relationships and raising funds through Philanthropic organizations and large foundations
Impact: Impact vertical is accountable for the measurement of results, and works with several technical partners who help ensure objective and rigorous evaluations.
Child Program: Program Management for education and community learning program
CEO’s office – Research and strategy for the growth of the organization
Communications (openings: 2):
- Social Media Analysis – NGO Ecosystem
- SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Audit of Websites - NGO Ecosystem
Institutional Partnership (opening: 1) :
Support the Institutional Partnership team to develop a business plan, build network with Family Foundations and establish linkages for resource mobilization. Also, write case stories from different locations covering various projects, standardization of concept note and presentations, data base template.
Impact (openings: 2) :
Impact team in Magic Bus conducts several programme evaluations every year. These are structured evaluations, in which primary data is collected and an analysis based reports generated. Interns can help us to prepare research brief of these reports for wider disseminations of key findings.
Child Program (openings: 2):
Case Study Preparation
Documentation work and good practices
Understanding the field challenges
Results Delivery Office (opening: 1)
• External research on education / skill development programs
• Benchmarking of outreach, impact indicators, program structure and costs
• Develop a knowledge management system for the organizations
• Detailed research of CSR / Institutional / Retail fundraising in India
Number of Opening(s): 8
Work Hours and Internship Start/End Dates: (Monday to Friday, June
20 –August 12, 2022): Full time / Five days a week
Work Attire: Casual
Additional desired intern qualification: Candidates with keen interest in development sector
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