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PLAY International is looking for a trainee ASAP.
Place of employment: Paris

PLAY International

PLAY International is a French NGO founded in 1999 on the conviction that sport is a source of solutions to our social challenges. The NGO is based on article 31 of the International Charter on the Rights of the Child (Unicef, 1989), which recognises the right of children to play, an activity that is essential for the balance of the individual.

PLAY International’s main mission is to design and implement education and inclusion projects for children and young people in vulnerable situations, using sport as a pedagogical tool. The NGO works on issues such as access to and retention in school, equality between girls and boys, community reconciliation, health prevention – eating well – moving well – sleeping well – using screens well, changing the way people look at disability, etc.
Since its creation, PLAY International has implemented educational and humanitarian projects in France and abroad in more than 20 countries for the benefit of nearly 1 million children.

Today, the association has 4 missions in Burundi, France, Kosovo and Senegal.

PLAY International is a member of the SOS Group.

Groupe SOS

The SOS Group is a non-profit group, leader in social entrepreneurship in Europe.
It brings together 650 associations, establishments and services, which fight, act and innovate for the benefit of people in vulnerable situations, future generations and the territories.
Since its creation in 1984, during the AIDS years, the SOS Group: fights against all forms of exclusion; carries out actions on the ground to promote access to the essentials for all; helps associations to safeguard their activities and jobs, and innovates in the face of new social, societal and environmental challenges.
A major player in the social and solidarity economy in Europe, the SOS Group is a non shareholder, non-profit organisation, active in France and in more than 40 countries worldwide.

Responsabilities and missions
PLAY is particularly concerned about the situation in Ukraine, where families and children are suffering the consequences of the conflict. Your role will be to help prepare PLAY International’s response to the Ukrainian crisis. Your tasks will include the following:
– Elaboration and update of « country sheets » with background data on refugee influx, needs, actors, etc.;
– Research support and identification of contact points;
– Support in the drafting of proposals, concept notes and framework notes;
– Assisting the Operations Director and other team members in meetings with partners and other focal points;
– If relevant, support for translation from/into English-French;
– Any other relevant ad-hoc tasks.


Association Loi 1901
Membre du groupe SOS
Siège : 173, rue de Vaugirard – 75015 Paris – FRANCE
Playlab : 126, rue de l’Ouest – 75014 Paris – FRANCE

T. : +33 1 55 27 66 47

Skills requirements

Good written and spoken English.
Knowledge of an Eastern European language appreciated.


M1 or M2 student.

Skills and expériences

No specific experience or skills are required, only motivation and an interest in development issues, including
children and education and sport as a tool and a keen interest to contribute to the Ukraine response.

– Unpaid internship of up to 8 weeks (to be defined based on your availability)
– 50% reimbursement of transport costs;
– 100% reimbursement of luncheon vouchers, worth 7€;
– Internship agreement required.

To apply: Send a CV and cover letter to adele.bigot@play-international.org Specify « Ukraine response internship » (in the title of the email).

Pour postuler, envoyez votre CV et votre lettre de motivation par e-mail à adele.bigot@play-international.org