Stage WASH & Knowledge

Wasser für Wasser (WfW)

Lucerne, Switzerland 🇨🇭

WATER FOR WATER (WfW) is a young non-profit organization based in Lucerne. With more than 550 partner companies from the catering industry, the private sector and the public sector throughout Switzerland, we promote environmentally friendly water consumption, integrate donations for water projects into everyday life and raise awareness of the value of clean water in Switzerland, Zambia and Mozambique. For the WASH & Knowledge division, we are offering, as of January 1, 2022, for a period of one year, a

Stage WASH & Knowledge (100 %)

Your tasks

  • Support in ongoing work in the area of WASH & Knowledge
  • Conceptual collaboration in the project work in Zambia, Mozambique and Switzerland
  • Support in the vocational training program in Zambia
  • Support in the program “WASH in schools” in Maputo
  • Conducting workshops in companies & schools in Switzerland
  • Research and knowledge preparation in the WASH sector

Your personality

  • Great interest in social and environmental issues
  • Motivated to go above and beyond for the good of others as well as the planet
  • Team-oriented, outgoing, open-minded and negotiating
  • High degree of personal responsibility and reliability
  • Adaptability to a dynamic environment
  • Willingness and perseverance to gain versatile work experience in a young, agile organization

Your skills

  • University degree is an advantage
  • Confident appearance, high motivation and willingness to learn
  • Ability to organize and work independently
  • Good analytical skills and creativity
  • Computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) are a prerequisite
  • Good knowledge of English
  • Knowledge of Portuguese is an advantage

We offer

  • The opportunity to use your talents to do meaningful work in a young and professional team and to generate immediate social and ecological impact.
  • Working in an international team
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work some days in a home office
  • Insight into the different programs of Water for Water in Mozambique, Zambia and Switzerland
  • Varied and versatile working days
  • Independent work and the opportunity to take on responsibility
  • A fair internship salary and fringe benefits






IHE Delft Institute for Water Education - MSc in Water and Sustainable Development