Nov 082018

Organization: Blossom Trust
Country: India
Closing date: 20 Nov 2018

About Blossom

Blossom is a grassroots non-profit organisation founded in 1993 in Tamil Nadu, India. Blossom is working towards the personal, social and economic development of disadvantaged and marginalized members of the community – especially children. The projects and activities of Blossom Trust fall into four main areas of focus:

Health: Community-based prevention and care of tuberculosis, diabetes and HIV/AIDS

LGBTQ Community: Our newest project in supporting the LGBTQ community through health and community empowerment.

Children: Working to up hold the rights of disadvantaged children; ensuring access to health and education services

Environment and Agriculture: Projects related to water reclamation and organic farming

More information may be found on the website.

What We’re Looking For

Blossom Trust is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Office Coordinator Intern to help us develop our operations in both existing and new projects alike and to achieve a greater outreach in doing so. While assisting the director, Mercy Annapoorni, will be your main responsibility, the ideal candidate will also be required to multitask under the pressure of short term deadlines, demonstrate flexibility and patience in a ever changing office environment. At the moment our priority projects focus on: A new and upcoming LGBTQ community project, diabetes & tuberculosis care and support and DaySpring Children’s Home.. Any specific experience in the aforementioned areas would be preferred.

It is important that you have analytical and problem-solving skills, a strong attention to detail and are able to work under pressure with minimum supervision. You will work in a small team, but be primarily self-directed and adaptable to ever-changing situations.

Role and Responsibilities :

  1. Provide administrative assistance to the Director
  2. Itinerary, visa and travel arrangements for the director
  3. Assist in writing donor reports with the monitoring & evaluation team
  4. Office and Local Staff organization
  5. Email coordination for volunteers, staff and partners
  6. File maintenance
  7. Petty cash handling
  8. Short term volunteer management
  9. Assist with research for potential grant partnership
  10. Arranging and posting social media content


Experience in:

Personal Assistance

Social Media Relations

Office Administration

Donor relations

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, Development Studies, Human Rights, Human Resources, or a related field

Keen analytical and problem-solving skills, with meticulous attention to detail

Fluency in written English, with strong written and verbal communication

Highly motivated self-starter, able to work on own initiative with minimal oversight, efficiently organize and prioritize workload.

Able to work well in a team and to maintain effective working relationships in a multicultural environment

Demonstrated interest in

India or Tamil Nadu

International development

HIV/AIDS and / or tuberculosis prevention

Rural economic empowerment

LGBTQ rights

Children’s rights

Environmental and agricultural sustainability


3,000 Rupees per month

Food & Accommodation

Official certificate of completion

How to apply:


Please state “Application for Office Coordinator Intern” in the subject line of your email containing a CV and a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to:

Jalysa Henard at by November, 20th 2018.

Duration & Start Date: The successful candidate will be based in Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, on a full-time basis (9:30-6:30, Monday to Saturday) for a minimum period of 3 months starting from December 2018. Longer stays are welcome, please state your preference in the cover letter.

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