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! The World Resources Institute (WRI) seeks a Regional Senior Expert focused on Climate to be seconded to the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kampala, Uganda. This is a three-year position with potential to extend. The incumbent will provide expert advice to the staff of the Netherlands embassies in partner countries on the integration of climate change into development programs. You will work closely with the Climate Team on climate-related policy and climate finance policies, including issues such as natural resource management and environmental safeguards when relevant to the climate focus. To strengthen the resilience of its partner countries and meet its international commitments on climate financing, the Netherlands has a proactive policy on integrating climate change into its development and trade programs. More information and application may be found at: https://careers.wri.org/JobDescription.asp?lang=en&JobNumber=802885. (12/10)
  • New! UCP Wheels for Humanity (UCPW) is seeking a Grants Manager.  This position works closely with field offices, headquarters, finance, development and programs staff. Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Grants Manager monitors and manages a portfolio of public grants and assists in the ongoing development of systems and procedures to ensure effective grants compliance, monitoring, implementation and close out. Founded in 1996, UCPW increases access to mobility and improves quality of life for children and adults with physical disabilities in LMR countries. For more information, please visit the Full Job Posting.  12/1
  • The USAID Global Development Lab is launching a new service, Innovation Matchmaking, to assist field Missions and their partners to more easily identify and integrate new innovations into their programs, as well as to access technical advisory support to help pilot, replicate, and/or scale helpful innovations. To support this service, GDL is recruiting a network of volunteer technical experts who can serve as Applied Innovation Expert Advisers to be listed in a Brain Trust Roster.  These experts would advise Missions and GDL on innovations related to their sector expertise.  The expectation is that maximum effort for participating would be 1-3 requests per quarter or roughly 1-2 hours of effort per request.

Requests to network experts are likely to include: • Identifying current innovations in their fields of expertise • Sharing lessons learned regarding innovations with which they have knowledge/experience • Reviewing and providing feedback on summaries of innovations • Participating in networking activities with innovators in their sector. For the full version of this notice, click here.

Anyone interested in volunteering for this service, please contact Shelie Miller, LAB/CDI, (202) 712-0297, shmiller@usaid.gov.

  • USAID Mission Support Consultant – Global Health Program Cycle Improvement Project Apply by October 1st, 2017. Roles & Responsibilities: For an interim period, the Mission Support Consultant will be responsible for providing technical and management support to USAID Missions’ health programs and managing the day-to-day activities on specified Health Office needs. Qualifications: Master’s or Doctorate in public health or related field; familiarity with USAID health programs and policies; experience working at USAID; technical expertise in one of the following areas: MNCH, FP/RH, nutrition, health systems strengthening, HIV, TB, malaria, or related field; strong leadership and communications skills; experience working in a developing country settings; and proficient in English. This is a 1-6-month contract; location will vary. If interested, e-mail your CV and cover letter to emarshall@ghpro.com, with “Mission Support” on the subject line.
  • 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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