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We're always on the lookout for bright, passionate professionals to join our growing team. Our hard-working team is composed of dedicated individuals who help ignite change and eliminate extreme poverty in rural Ethiopia.

Program Associate

Glimmer is hiring a full-time Program Associate at our headquarters in Austin, Texas. We are seeking a creative and strategic thinker to support the diverse initiatives of Glimmer’s Programs team and conduct tasks related to information management, data collection and analysis. The ideal candidate has cross-cultural exposure and three or more years’ experience in program design, monitoring and evaluation, and statistical analysis. Glimmer is an international nonprofit that is working to end the cycle of extreme poverty in rural Ethiopia.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·     Lead implementation and execution of Glimmer's monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) framework.

·     Manage program tracking, data collection and reporting mechanisms for Glimmer programs and MERL teams.

·     Review and analyze programmatic reports, highlight impacts and lessons learned, and summarize findings to share with internal
      and external stakeholders.

·     Facilitate development and standardization of program support tools and process documents.

·     Support the systems & operations team in building data visualizations and digitizing data collection tools via Tableau and other   
      software.

·     Conduct research to inform Glimmer’s strategic decisions and programming and help Glimmer stay current on global best
      practices in the development space.

·     Represent Glimmer in peer-to-peer learning and information sharing events.

·     Performs other duties as required.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

·     At least three years relevant work experience or equivalent education.

·     Demonstrated ability to conduct research, distill and synthesize information, and communicate clearly and concisely in both
      verbal and written form.

·     Ability to multitask with strong attention to detail, organization, and time management.

·     Strong project management skills; ability to lead projects and initiatives, follow standard practices and procedures, and provide
      oversight and supervision.

·     Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem solving and initiative to learn new skills.

·     Independent, innovative, and willing to explore out-of-the-box solutions to complex challenges.

·     Familiarity with statistical analysis software (SPSS, STATA, and/or R) and/or data visualization tools strongly preferred.
      Multicultural communication skills or previous experience living/working in developing countries preferred; proficiency in a
      second language a plus.

WHAT WE’RE OFFERING:

·     Being part of a dynamic, cross-cultural team that works hard but also takes time to recharge.

·     Exposure to the people and places of Ethiopia.

·     A hybrid work arrangement with access to Glimmer’s office as needed.

·     4+ weeks of flexible paid time off, 2+ weeks of paid holidays, and the week off between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

·     Retirement plan matching up to 3% of your salary.

·     Employer-sponsored health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance.

·     Medical and Dependent Care FSA/HSA available.

·     Voluntary benefit programs including holiday savings, identify theft protection, voluntary life insurance, hospital and critical
      illness insurance, and pet insurance.

·     Access to an employer-sponsored Employee Assistance Program.

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Glimmer Programs Internship

Specific duties within the Programs Internship may include:

  • Support implementation of Glimmer’s monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning (MERL) framework.
  • Facilitate development and standardization of program support tools and process documents.
  • Review programmatic reports, highlight impacts and lessons learned, and summarize findings to share within and across teams.
  • Assist the Programs team with data management processes and analysis.
  • Conduct research to inform Glimmer’s strategic decisions and programming and help Glimmer stay current on global best practices in the development space.
  • Provide overall support to Glimmer’s Programs team.
Requirements:
  • You're a world changer. Interested in serving humanity? An internship at Glimmer means you'll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.
  • You're independent and innovative, yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here.
  • You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without handholding. Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and deal with a diverse group.
  • Your organization skills intimidate Martha Stewart. You stay organized throughout the duration of a project, and are able to juggle multiple projects at a time. You're a firm believer that every detail matters.
  • You get things done. You're a pro at meeting deadlines. If you don't know, you ask questions and get what you need to get the job done. You communicate early if there is a problem. You don't just show up, you perform your best.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your mad skills as a communicator and data analyst.
  • Experience with ArcGIS or other mapping software is a plus, but not required.
COMMITMENT:

We're looking for part-time interns to support our Austin-based team for summer 2023. Schedule is flexible, and the positions are remote.

BENEFITS:

An internship at A Glimmer of Hope is an incredible opportunity for students to gain experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This internship includes a paid stipend, and may count for internship credit at your college or university.

APPLY:

To apply, please visit our applicant portal


Systems Operations Internship

REsponSibilities:

Specific duties within the Systems Operations internship may include:

  • Assist in the development and continued maintenance of data dictionaries related to Glimmer’s data management systems.
  • Contribute to the development of organizational IT and data management materials.
  • Assist with development of Tableau dashboards and other data visualization tasks as needed.
  • Help document and construct visual maps of Glimmer’s internal systems.
  • Contribute to projects that build efficiency between Glimmer’s Austin and Addis Ababa offices.
  • Assist with other projects that support Glimmer’s systems integration initiatives and goals as a data-driven development organization.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • You are interested in international development, humanitarian aid, and creating sustainable programming. An internship at Glimmer means you'll be a part of something that helps create change in the world.
  • You're independent and innovative yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from all Glimmer staff and partners.
  • You are a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions with independence. Glimmer’s close-knit departments often overlap, so you have the ability to jump right into group projects, and work with a diverse group of colleagues.
  • You stay organized throughout the duration of a project and can juggle multiple projects at a time. You're a firm believer that every detail matters.
  • You get things done. You're a pro at meeting deadlines. You are willing to ask questions when you are unsure or need guidance to get the job done. You communicate early on if there is a problem.
  • You are knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your skills as a communicator and data analyst. This position supports both undergraduate and graduate level professionals.
  • Experience with data visualization concepts and software is a plus, but not required.

COMMITMENT:

We're looking for part or full-time interns to support our Austin-based team for Summer 2023. Schedule is flexible, and remote applicants will be considered. 

BENEFITS:

An internship at A Glimmer of Hope is an incredible opportunity for students to gain experience at an international non-profit with a mission to affect change in the world. This is a paid internship that may also count for internship/project credit at your college or university. Payment is disbursed in the form of a stipend upon completion of the internship.

APPLY:

To apply for this position go to glimmer.org/systems-operations-intern


Glimmer Communications Internship

Specific duties within the communications internship may include:

  • Assist with research related to Glimmer's marketing, communications and fundraising.
  • Contribute to projects that enhance Glimmer’s communications to our donors through writing, storytelling, synthesis of programs information and more.
  • Help organize our media content libraries.
  • Contribute to and help build Glimmer's online presence.
  • Write and edit copy; assist with visual storytelling.
  • Assist with other research and media projects as needed.
Requirements:
  • You're a world changer interested in serving humanity. An internship at Glimmer means you'll be a part of something big. Something that helps create change in your world.
  • You're independent and innovative yet roll with the punches. We expect creative thinking and solutions from everyone here.
  • You're a self-starter who thinks outside the box and provides real-time solutions without handholding. Our close-knit departments constantly overlap, so you can jump right into group projects, and thrive in a diverse group.
  • Your organization skills intimidate Marie Kondo. You stay organized throughout the duration of a project and are able to juggle multiple projects at a time. You're a firm believer that every detail matters.
  • You get things done. You're a pro at meeting deadlines. If you don't know, you ask questions and get what you need to get the job done. You communicate early on if there is a problem. You don't just show up, you perform your best.
  • You're knowledgeable and experienced. You have the education and work experience to back up your mad skills as a creative and innovative communicator.
Commitment:

We're looking for part- or full-time interns to support our Austin-based team for summer 2023. Schedule is flexible, and remote applicants will be considered.

Benefits:

An internship at A Glimmer of Hope is an incredible opportunity for students to gain experience at an international non-profit with a mission to help change the world. This internship includes a paid stipend, and it may count for internship credit at your college or university.

Apply:

To apply, please visit glimmer.org/comms-intern