1. Background

Africa Philanthropy Network (APN) is a continent-wide network of organizations that seek to reclaim the power and elevate African philanthropy practices. APN is seeking to recruit capable, dynamic, self-motivated, and result-oriented individuals to fill the positions of Volunteers.  The volunteers will assist with the implementation of the APN’s Annual Activity Plan.

Location: Sub-Saharan Africa.

Office: In Tanzania or Virtual.

  1. Duties and Responsibilities

The Volunteers will support the APN secretariat in implementing planned program activities and research projects, which include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate the planning and quality delivery of online peer learning events.
  • Coordinate specific activities, and ensure timely and good quality reports and other products.
  • Collaborate with the staff team to ensure effective coordination of partnership projects, timely and reasonably
  • quality reports, and other products.
  • Produce activity plan, ensure quality implementation and timely reporting as per agreed schedule
  • Participate in organized meetings, both internal and external.
  • Participate in planning, monitoring, and performance review of the related program and research activities and,
  • Perform any other duties you may be assigned.


  1. Qualifications (Academic and Professional and Experience)
  • Applicants need to possess the following qualifications:
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Science and other relevant fields
  • At least 3+ years of related professional experience.
  • Understanding of the civil society and social investment in Africa.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading people or coordinating
  • Experience in project planning and proposal writing for resource mobilization.
  • Experience in planning, organizing, and executing professional events, both online and in person.
  • Experience in conducting research- design, methodology, mobilization, data collection, analysis, and report production.
  • The ability to speak English, French, and Portuguese is an added advantage.


  1. Skills/Characteristics

Language proficiency, both verbal and written communications

Good communicator and facilitator.

Curious and eager to learn new things.

Dynamic and self-motivated.

Team player and relationship builder.

Respect for human rights.

Independent and result-oriented and

Adherence to quality and deadline.


  1. How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter and your CV to Executive Director, APN, through the following email address: vacancy@africaphilanthropynetwork.org. The deadline for receiving applications is Friday, 30th May 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.