Professional internship offer – Helen Keller Intl

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In order to densify the staff of the team in charge of implementing the activities of the “ROROS – Eye Health and Correcting Refractive Error in Cameroon” project, Helen Keller Intl – Cameroon is launching a call for applications for the recruitment of a (e) professional trainee. 

I- General objective

The objective of this project is to improve VAS coverage among children aged 6 to 59 months during SASNIM/JNV in the regions concerned. 

Job title : Eye Care Professional Trainee
Place of employment: Yaoundé
Supervised by: Project Officer
Type of contract: Professional internship

Duration of the contract: 04 months renewable

II. Responsibility

The main mission of the intern will be to assist the project manager in the implementation of the activities of the approved action plan, including monitoring & evaluation activities.

III. Specific tasks

  • Contribute to the preparation of project activities, this includes meetings and workshops bringing together stakeholders, teacher training sessions, student screening sessions, data collection.
  • Contribute to the preparation of training modules.
  • Contribute to monitoring the implementation of the various project activities listed above.
  • Contribute to the drafting of activity reports and factsheets.
  • Participate in updating project indicators.
  • Perform any other task requested by the hierarchy.


  • Have at least a BAC+3 degree in public health or social sciences. Have training in a relevant field including eye care (TSO, nurses specialized in eye care, refractionist optician preferably).
  • Being bilingual (French and English) will be an asset. 
  • Having good writing skills in English will also be an asset.
  • Have a good command of computer tools: Office automation (PowerPoint, Excel and Word), electronic messaging, familiar with social networks, in particular Twitter.
  • Be able to work under pressure.

V- Constitution of the application file:

  • A letter of motivation addressed to the National Director of Helen Keller International;
  • A resume ;


Qualified candidates should send their complete file to indicating the job title in the subject line . 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, race, caste, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic that does not does not affect the ability to perform the required tasks. 

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. 

If you are a qualified person with a disability and need to request accommodation during the job application or interview process, please contact us at the above email address or by phone: ctoukam@hki. org

The deadline for submitting applications: December 09, 2022 at midnight

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