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  • Locations: Berlin, Germany
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Summer
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  • Restrictions: WUSTL applicants only
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Program Description:

Camp Group gGmbH

Camp Group
Address: Glogauer Str. 21,10999 Berlin, Germany

Websitehttp://www.camp-group.org   and http://www.respact.org

Sector of Work: Education; Community Development; Social Entrepreneurship; Gender empowerment; NGO management and digital marketing

Region/Country: Berlin, Germany
 
Mission: Passion that drives projects – professionalism that ensures sustainability

Description:

Camp group is a think and do thank founded by Ashoka fellow Heather Cameron to address problems of gender based violence community development and girls' and women’s rights. Started in Berlin from humble beginnings as a girls and queer boxing club,  Camp Group now regularly advises top international NGOs as well as UN women, German Development Cooperation, and the BMW Foundation. They recently won the Google impact challenge. Camp group is looking for entrepreneurially minded self-starting students who want and exposure to global NGO and digital work.

Camp Group gGmbH is a “Think-and-Do-Tank”. We address deep rooted social problems by bringing together research findings with tried and proven field practices. Our “Think-Tank” investigates new approaches and shapes policy through research, advocacy and consulting. The “Do-Tank” on the other hand, devises new projects and services. It brings forth projects like RespAct, Boxgirls International and JumpIn,working towards solving social challenges. We support these projects until the concept is refined and they are institutionally and financially independent, at which point multipliers implement them internationally. Our secret to success lies in the “Think” and “Do” nature of CamP Group gGmbH. We combine high academic standards, an organizationally efficient management structure and a profound passion for improving social shortcomings. It is our goal to evoke lasting change and to build local and international networks, which lead to sustainable social impact. To date, our best known Initiative is Boxgirls International. Using boxing as a medium, girls and young women with a variety of life experiences and from different backgrounds, are empowered to shape their lives in positive ways. RespAct is a pedagogical project with emphasis on democratic and sports-related learning. During our workshops, children learn strategies for how to improve their immediate surroundings and begin to implement changes in partnership with political figures and business representatives.
 
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PRACTICUM DETAILS

Language Requirement: English, German a plus

Preferred Knowledge and Background:  Social Justice, Community Development, Education, Social Entrepreneurship; Digital Marketing and Design Skills; Program Design; Fundraising, Evaluation; Social Media

Proposed Project: Our Girls in the Lead project  builds capacity for global girls sports for development organizations. Camp Group is looking for two or three paid practicum students from as soon as possible latest January 2020 till September 2020 to provide content and social media support to our digital platform  (girlsinthelead.org) and partners. 

Students will work with the St. Louis team until summer 2020 where they will have an opportunity to join the team in Berlin for up to 2 months  preparing the global Summit planned for Delhi in September  2020. You will be responsible for creating capacity building materials in the form of workshops online classes and PowerPoint decks. You will design up evaluation materials to help our partners improve their impact and understanding of their programs.

Past Projects of Practicum Students: Social Impact, Non-Profit Business Skills, Gender Workshop, Indicator and Evaluation workshops

Past Skills Attained By Practicum Students: Cross-Cultural Skills, Presentation Skills, Social Impact Assessment, Indicator Tools, Finance for an International Non-Profit Business

Cost: Students are responsible for flights, housing, potential visa fees, and living expenses. Camp Group will provide a living stipend. A one bedroom apartment near the office costs around $5-700 a month. Students are required to purchase purchase WUSTL travel insurance for the duration of their practicum for $40/month.

Travel Immunizations or preventative medication is recommended and may be required for your program participation. Students are responsible for covering all associated costs. Please refer to the CDC for more information. 

Brown School Contact: Heather Cameron and Global Programs Office
 
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