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! Write for American Diplomacy: American Diplomacy (, an online quarterly, welcomes submissions on a wide variety of issues related to foreign affairs.  Published through the University of North Carolina, the journal incorporates commentary and analysis, scholarly research, feature stories, book reviews and Foreign Service memoirs. Target audience includes foreign affairs professionals, scholars, educators, students, and others interested in international relations.  Articles are peer reviewed by experts in the relevant field. Authors include both practitioners and academics. New material is posted with each issue; original material remains permanently available under the Archives tab on the home page. Contributors are free to pick a topic of choice. Articles generally range from 800-2000 words, but we accept longer pieces as well.  The deadline for our upcoming fall issue is August 15. Send questions or draft submissions to  To subscribe or find us on Facebook or Twitter, go to 8-22
  • 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 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: 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

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