Community Entrepreneurship Intern - Malaysia

Localisation Malaysia
Partial remote possible
Posted on 05-31-2024

Native Discovery

We co-create community based ventures with indigenous communities in Malaysia for all to enjoy

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As a Community Entrepreneurship Intern, you will play a key role in enabling us to further our work in creating meaningful business ventures with Orang Asli communities. You will have the opportunity to experience all facets of successful community-based social enterprise development, which includes community engagement and organisation, social advocacy, multi-stakeholder management, strategic business planning and development, and effective marketing/communication techniques.

Your day-to-day would include the following:

  • Aid in the design and build of programmes that further our organisational mission of advocating for indigenous allyship and bringing the best of Orang Asli culture to the general public
  • Work closely on the ground with Native’s partner communities to deliver successful and compelling experiences for guests. This includes representing the organisation in hosting education programmes, coordinating resources from, and managing key stakeholders( community leaders, strategic partners, vendors), organising communities and collaboratively deciding on programme execution strategies, supporting the Native core team in the delivery of key project milestones
  • Lead and curate community initiatives for our partner communities, volunteers and guests
  • Create compelling content on social media platforms.
  • Respond to and escalate customer inquiries in a timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor


  • Currently enrolled in OR possess a diploma/degree programme from any recognised university or college. All fields are welcomed
  • Available for a minimum of 3 months. Candidates who are able to commit at least 40 hours a week will be given preference
  • An excellent command of spoken and written English
  • A working command of spoken and written Malay
  • Have own transportation (car) and be available to travel to communities independently
  • Experience in working with communities or being involved in social projects is an advantage
  • Adaptive and fast-thinker who can work independently and also collaboratively as part of a team
  • Thoughtful, good-humoured, and kind individuals are desirable
  • Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply! 1-2 years of experience in other fields of work, volunteering, and internships is an advantage
  • Monetary compensation will be provided. The amount would be consummate with experience

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