GRIP Intern – Faith and Development

  • Internship
  • Karen

World Vision

Job Requisition ID: R23788

At World Vision, we bring over 70 years of unwavering experience to our mission of empowering vulnerable children to overcome poverty and embrace a life of abundance. Our work spans across diverse backgrounds and even the most challenging environments, driven by the values of our Christian faith.

Be Part of Our Global Impact

Join our diverse community of 33,000+ dedicated staff spread across almost 100 countries. Together, we share in the profound joy of rewriting the life stories of vulnerable children.

Key Responsibilities: Gaining Valuable Experience

As a GRIP intern, you will be an integral part of our dynamic department. This opportunity will immerse you in various facets of our work, allowing you to hone your skills in the following areas:

1. Cultivating Partnerships: Collaborate with the Faith and Development Unit to foster meaningful connections with churches and other faith-based entities. Your contribution will play a pivotal role in enhancing child well-being.

2. Integrating Change: Support the Faith and Development unit in seamlessly integrating F&D models into our Kenya programming. By aligning with the National Office Strategy FY21 – 25, you’ll drive improved outcomes for children’s well-being.

3. Embodiment of Values: Assist the Faith and Development team in nurturing a culture where staff boldly and humbly communicate the World Vision Christian faith.

4. Empowering Growth: Participate in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Learning, Research, and Innovation initiatives, amplifying the impact of our F&D Programming.

5. Enabling Resources: Contribute to the acquisition of resources vital for F&D models and projects, amplifying our ability to bring change to vulnerable children.

6. Diverse Engagement: Engage in various committees and task forces, expanding your understanding of our holistic approach to transformation.

7. Fluid Responsibilities: Be ready to embrace any additional duties entrusted to you by your supervisor or designee.

Are You Eligible? Your Path to Success

We’re seeking passionate individuals who resonate with our mission and values. If the following criteria describe you, we encourage you to apply:

1. Unique Background: Graduates who were once beneficiaries of child sponsorship or have directly witnessed the impact of our community development efforts at home will be prioritized.

2. Heart for Service: If you have a genuine passion and aptitude for serving impoverished communities in rural and semi-urban areas of Kenya, we want to hear from you.

3. Faith-Centered: We welcome graduates of all Christian denominations, genders, and ethnic backgrounds who actively practice their faith.

4. Character and Competence: Demonstrated honesty, integrity, high competency, and robust emotional and physical well-being are qualities we highly value.

5. Commitment: A full-year dedication to the project showcases your commitment to the cause.

6. Recent Graduates: If you’ve completed your studies in the past year, holding a bachelor’s degree in Theology, Biblical Studies, Divinity, Development Studies, Community Development, or related fields, you are eligible.






Expert Tips to Secure Your Success

Navigating the application process? Here are some expert tips to help you shine:

  • Tailor Your Story: Craft your application to highlight how your unique background aligns with our mission.
  • Demonstrate Passion: Showcase your genuine passion for community service and making a positive impact.
  • Embrace Diversity: Emphasize your commitment to working in diverse settings and engaging with various communities.
  • Showcase Competencies: Highlight your skills, integrity, and emotional resilience – all of which are crucial in this role.
  • Express Long-term Commitment: Convey your enthusiasm for a full year of dedicated service, proving your commitment to lasting change.

Join us in transforming lives – apply today and take the first step towards an impactful journey!

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