Job & Volunteer Opportunities

The job notices below are posted chronologically (most recent, top) at the request of USAID or USAID-related partners. UAA vets these for authenticity, receives no payment, and posting does not imply partnership nor endorsement – they are relayed as a service to our members.

Current Job Listings

  • New! Jefferson Solutions seeks a Deputy Controller/Acting Controller for USAID/Uganda in Kampala, Uganda.  The incumbent is expected to provide support & advice including day to day operations for accounting, obligation of funds, vouchering, audit, payroll, financial reporting, mentoring & training of staff.  Must exercise a high level of independent judgment & decision-making, the ability to review & provide guidance on complex issues in a skilled, diplomatic, experienced & knowledgeable manner. Expected to work with a wide variety of Mission staff, including technical & support staff & senior management, as well as Embassy staff, Government of Uganda representatives & implementing partners. Requires an MA in Business Administration or Accounting or related field of study & at least 17 years of progressively responsible work in a USAID Controller Office including specialized USAID Phoenix financial management systems & processes. Please see our website at http://www.jeffersonsolutions.net/careers-2/ to apply. 10/19
  • The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) is hiring individuals to serve as Personal Services Contractors (PSCs). USAID/OFDA is responsible for providing emergency non-food humanitarian assistance in response to international crisis and disasters, and leads the USG’s humanitarian assistance efforts overseas, responding to an average of 70 disasters in over 50 countries a year. OFDA is looking for qualified humanitarian professionals to serve in Washington, DC and Internationally as Regional Advisors, Policy Advisors, Program Officers, Training Specialists, Administrative Specialists, Communication Specialists, and Team Leaders. Full announcements of open positions can be found at www.ofdajobs.net. PSC positions are open to U.S. Citizens only.
  • Peace Corp Response Program: The Peace Corps Response Program complements the traditional 2-year Peace Corps tour by providing volunteers to do short term (3-12 months), high impact projects to address critical needs in host countries. Many of these volunteer slots have been opened recently to professionals with at least 10 years of experience. Although many USAID alumni are returned Peace Corps Volunteers, even those who are not possess exactly the kind of skills needed as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer. These positions come with the same benefits as the 2-year program, including travel to and from the country of service, full medical benefits, and a living stipend. To learn more about the program and view open positions, visit: peacecorps.gov/response. New positions are posted on this website as they are requested by the host country, so please check back regularly. For additional information and response to any questions, please contact Allison McReynolds at amcreynolds@peacecorps.gov.

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