Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Intern

Mensen met een Missie is an organisation for international cooperation and solidarity that aims to change beliefs that lead to hatred and violence. To do this, we’ve joined forces with hundreds of partner organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America. With people who dare to go against the current, who stick their necks out and stand up for justice, inclusion and equality. Together we facilitate dialogue between people on each side of a conflict. We inspire consideration and discussion of harmful beliefs, so that mutual hatred and mistrust can decrease. Our team in The Hague consists of about 30 people who work daily with passion and commitment, on building a world without violence.

For the JISRA programme, we looking for a: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Intern
Employment: 32 hours per week (0,8FTE)
Starting date: March 2024

Mensen met een Missie is implementing a 5-year program, the Joint Initiative for Strategic Religious Action (JISRA), to promote freedom of religion or belief in seven countries in Africa and Asia. The programme is run with four other consortium partners and multiple local partners. Mensen met een Missie is the Lead organisation of the international JISRA consortium, coordinating the joint communications and campaigns.

The Arabic word Jisr’ means bridge, which perfectly symbolises what JISRA aims to do: build bridges between divided communities. The JISRA consortium works with a great variety of local faith-based actors, partners, networks, youth organisations and women’s organisations to support, capacitate and amplify inclusive voices and policies. The unique composition allows JISRA to work within faith communities as well as with high level decision makers.  

What are you going to do?

  • Contribute to the Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (PMEL) Working Group; 
  • Support with writing and reviewing reports, and progress against results frameworks with different country teams.
  • Secondary data analysis (including local partner’s annual reports, data from Monitoring & Evaluation)
  • Help organise (online) international learning events to facilitate knowledge sharing across the different JISRA countries.  
  • Contribute to the writing of knowledge papers and support the seven country teams in writing their knowledge papers.
  • Provide editing assistance and minute taking in meetings.

You are our ideal intern if you…

  • Are a student or graduate of a college or university program in the field development studies, international relations or another relevant study;
  • Speak and write fluent English. Dutch, French, and . Bahasa Indonesia is also beneficial.
  • Are critical and analytical, and able to work both individual as in a team.
  • Have an interest in international cooperation, are open to other cultures, religions and other ideas, and have an affinity with working towards peaceful societies;
  • Are a go-getter who is full of good ideas and who likes to take initiative;
  • Be flexible: you see a plan that turns out differently than expected as a challenge;
  • Have experience with the use of Microsoft office.

What do we offer you?

  • Plenty of room for your own initiative;
  • Experience in the dynamic non-profit industry;
  • Sparring with and learning from great colleagues in a casual atmosphere, including other interns;
  • An internship agreement; duration and number of hours per week in consultation (flexible working days);
  • A workplace at our cozy office in The Hague for part of the week (the rest of the week we work from home);
  • Good guidance, where we look together at what you need;
  • An internship allowance of 500 euros per month based on 32 hours per week.


Send your letter with CV to as soon as possible. For more information about this position, please contact Fatema Kakal or Annebob Westerhof on

Mensen met een Missie is an organisation where diversity and inclusion are paramount and where everyone feels welcome and valued. That’s why we invite everybody to apply, regardless of religion, roots, gender, sexual preference or age.