The Palestinian Association for Empowerment and Local Development – REFORM is a Palestinian NGO that works in the field of empowerment and local development, seeking to promote inclusion and social solidarity in Palestine through empowering marginalized hard- to-reach groups.

REFORM aims to enhance the social and political participation of these groups and community activism, to facilitate equal access to public utilities through strengthening the capabilities of youth and women and to provide a reliable database for the political and administrative decision makers in Palestine.

REFORM is looking to recruit a Translation and Communication Intern to join its team. The chosen intern will gain valuable experience in the following:
1)    Function well in Communication and Media tools at local NGOs which will help her/him in future career paths.
2)    Gain great experience in the Associations field of work and understand how NGOs work in Palestine.
3)    Knowledge in the role of local NGOs in empowering marginalised hard-to-reach groups.

Position title: Translation & Communications Intern
Work location: Hybrid between Masyoun, Ramallah and Remotely
Type of contract: Internship Full Time
Period: 3 months with possible extension
Expected Starting date:  1 Feb 2023*
* The specific date shall be agreed on with the chosen candidate. 

Main tasks and Responsibilities:
Assist the Development and Communications Unit in the following tasks:
1)    Assist in the translation of news articles, invitations and other published materials from Arabic to English and vice versa.
2)    Assist in the translation of reports, research papers and policy papers from Arabic to English and vice versa.
3)    Assist in translation (written) of any requested communications documents.
4)    Assist in creating articles, invitations and other published materials.
5)    Assist in the updating of the website, with a possibility to learn experience, in website content entry and update.
6)    Ability to gain experience in Social Media Management and content creation.
7)    Other duties delegated by the head of the unit. 

Added Value: Ability to assist in other departments’ communications functions.

Minimum Requirements:
· Proficient oral and written communication skills in English.
· Ability to provide quality translations from Arabic to English, without losing quality of the content.
· Advanced computer skills and use of basic communications applications such as Microsoft Word.
· Advanced English writing skills.
· English and Arabic language proficiency.
· Ability to work well with a team.
· Ability to withstand working under pressure.
· Current Bachelor’s student in the fields of English, translation, media or any related field is an asset.

Expected Payment:
The intern shall be paid pocket money and give a certificate of completion of the internship at the end of the mentioned period.

Apply instructions:
Interested candidates should send a copy of their updated CV that corresponds to the needed requirements; please name the file (FullName_CV), to the email address:

The deadline for submitting applications is Sunday, 15th of January 2023. 16:00 PM

• Please indicate the position title in the email subject line.
• Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
• CVs with photos or any other distinctive signs will not be considered.
• Incomplete applications or applications that do not follow the instructions will not be considered.
• REFORM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages females to apply

For inquiries on this internship position, please email us at