“Africare’s work begins where the road ends.”

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with Africare, one of the most experienced development organizations working on the continent.

With over 1,200 engaged employees operating in 16 African countries, we are committed to working in partnership with local governments and communities  to help them build sustainable, healthy and productive futures. Africare is also a leading voice on African development and policy issues.

Africare is constantly searching for the perfect mix of new college talent and seasoned professionals to join our staff, to add to our superior technical expertise and to support our mission to improve the quality of life in Africa.

Africare is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal, state and/or city laws, does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Africare’s Fall Internship Program

The Africare Internship Program is a 10 to 12 week program at Africare House in Washington, D.C. during the spring, summer and fall semesters.   The program is open to full-time or part-time undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students depending upon the opening. Positions are unpaid with a flexible schedule of up to 40 hours per week, and academic credit is available. Applicants must have excellent writing, research and Microsoft Office skills.

Africare’s Fall internships are slated to begin September 12, 2016.  The following internships are opened until filled:

Program Administration Intern 
Washington, DC | Posted: August 24, 2016  


Finance/Accounting Intern 
Washington, DC | Posted: August 24, 2016 


Design and Multimedia Intern 
Washington, DC | Posted: August 24, 2016 


Communications Intern 
Washington, DC | Posted: August 24, 2016


External Relations and Partnership Intern 
Washington, DC | Posted: August 24, 2016


Volunteer Opportunities

At this time, Africare does not offer volunteer opportunities outside of the immediate Washington, D.C., area. Nor do we offer volunteer opportunities on the African continent.

If you are still interested in volunteering with Africare’s local D.C.-area initiatives, please fill out our registration form here.

If you are interested in other ways to support our mission, perhaps fundraising on behalf of Africare may best suit you. Feel free to visit our online fundraising and community fundraising pages for more information.

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