Save the Children/WalMart Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fellow

Washington D.C., DC, USA
negotiable Expires in 3 weeks



At Save the Children (SC), our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) vision is to be a model organization, celebrating a widely diverse workforce and providing an inclusive and equitable environment for everyone, reflective of the communities in which we work and the children we serve.

Save the Children has a long-standing history of working around the world for the rights of the most marginalized. In this new century of change, we are committed to sharpening our focus and accelerating our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in our own organization.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategies underscore the use of our approach to achieving transformative change, focusing on promoting equality and inclusion within the agency.

What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

Support the Diversity and Inclusion Officer (DIO) to implement key elements of the DEI strategy, specifically the launch of an Inclusive Behavior curriculum.

  • Support the development of SCUS DEI Inclusive Culture Curriculum and supporting activities, such as coordinating trainings, managing the curriculum calendar, assisting with event logistics and program evaluation
  • Create document library on SaveNet (SharePoint based intranet) site, optimizing ease of access
  • Assist in the review and editing of existing documentation (employee handbook, policies, etc.) to include new guidance around DEI
  • Assist in research, capture and sharing of best practices, success stories and lessons learned within Inclusive Culture Transformation 

Required Qualifications

  • Must be an actively enrolled Associate, Bachelor, Master or other post high school education program, or have graduated within 6 months of intern program start date
  • Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Currently eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Please attach resume and cover letter to your application

Preferred Qualifications

  • Interest in advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Interest and strong capability in data gathering and analytics
  • Able to multi-task by using excellent Project Management 

What’s In It for You?

The experience of knowing that the work you are supporting is positively changing the lives of our workforce as they work on behalf of the most marginalized children all around the world

  • Structured learning and development program
  • Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member
  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams
  • Networking program with interns across the organization
  • Flexible schedule
  • The knowledge that the work you are supporting is changing the lives of children all around the world

Classification:  Paid Fellow

Part-time: 16-24 hours per week   

Dates:  June 2, 2020 to August 7, 2020 

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)