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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Refugee Health Education Intern

  1/31/2019   Millie's Bookshelf
 Job Description        

Millie's Bookshelf is a nonprofit organization in San Diego, CA dedicated to ensuring that displaced people worldwide have access to adequate reading resources. In 2019, Millie’s will conduct its pilot program in Mafraq, Jordan at the Za’atari Refugee Camp. This project will involve the construction of a small-scale reading installation (approximately 400-600 books) at the JHAS Women and Girls Comprehensive Center. The installation will be accompanied by a year-long refugee-led reading program for the children of teen mothers in the camp. The Health Education Programs Intern will be responsible for helping to draft and design an accompanying health education curriculum. Reports to: Executive Director | Hours: 10 per week, Feb-June, remote | Apply: Send resume & 1-page health writing sample to by February 1st.



• Majoring in public health, international relations, international development or related subjects • Enrolled in an academic degree program (MPH students preferred) & receiving credit for internship (REQUIRED) • Familiar with health education promotion and topics like neonatal nutrition, female genital mutilation, STIs, etc. • Comfortable working remotely – must be self-driven and able to meet deadlines with minimal supervision • Possesses strong organizational, research, writing, and communications skills • Experienced or interested in working with refugee populations • Proficient in Arabic (strong bonus, but not required)


 Additional Information        

Specific Responsibilities • Complete desk review of (1) refugee health education programs at other international NGOs & (2) health issues in refugee communities • Create health education program outline with topic suggestions for each of the 10 health education sessions • Draft program materials including one-pagers, short interactive activities, and a facilitation guide • Develop accompanying M&E system to monitor program goals and indicators


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Katie Howland, Executive Director

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