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  1. Director, Community Team

    Closes Ontario, Canada

    EWB strives to build systems change leaders who have the capacity to solve the world’s most complex problems. Through a volunteer-led distributed organizing model of 36 chapters across Canada, our community includes thousands of members, alumni, fellows and supporters, coming together to form a movement committed to ending poverty and inequality. By creating opportunities for learning, engagement, action, leadership and impact, EWB increases knowledge, motivation and support for international development amongst university students and young professionals in Canada.

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  2. Mountain Harvest Fellow (Finance Associate, Agronomy Officer)

    Mbale, Uganda

    Mountain Harvest works to open new possibilities for coffee farmers on Mount Elgon by raising the quality and value of their coffee using ecological, climate-smart methods and improved processing. Our goal is to increase our average price by roughly 2 times, which we believe is achievable based on recent successes by entrepreneur led start-ups in Burundi and Colombia. The additional margin generated will in turn enable the investment in productivity and quality at the farm level that is necessary to enable realistic pathways out of poverty for our farmers and support the company’s growth so that it can ultimately deliver such life changing value to a larger number of farmers.  

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  3. Executive Assistant & Office Administrator

    Closes Ontario, Canada

    As the Office Administrator, you will make our office spectacularly efficient, welcoming and effective. You’ll take ownership over the office space, office processes and everything else we need to work well as an office team. You are someone who adapts well to change, can influence people and set norms, is flexible when things don’t go as planned and is eager to enable others to do their best work. You are motivated by the bigger picture, you invest in people, and you are great at seeing the steps needed to constantly improve our effectiveness.

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Fellowship vacancies


  1. Chief Financial Officer

    Closes Accra, Ghana

    As Energy Generation is a young fast evolving structure, we are looking for passionate and skilled candidates to join our team. We look for people who share our vision and are eager to make a real impact. The ideal candidates must be autonomous, flexible and above all proactive in carrying out their missions. A strong team spirit, good resistance to stress and the ability to manage unexpected events are also valuable.

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  2. Village Energy Fellow: (Finance or Customer Impact Associate)

    Closes Kampala, Uganda

    Village Energy, founded in 2008, is a Ugandan solar startup that is piloting a last-mile distribution model for productive use of energy: custom solar installations (200W-10kW) for rural businesses, institutions and agriculture that enable improved incomes, job creation and access to services. Through our network of six branches and technicians across Uganda, we offer in-house design, procurement, PayGo financing, installation, remote monitoring and on-site servicing, thus de-risking solar adoption for rural customers.

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  3. Data Scientist

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    Data Specialists / Scientists support the research and advisory arms of Busara by providing capacity for data management, quality and data analytics. Data Specialists / Scientists creates, explores, evaluates and improves data from Busara projects, products and internal systems. Data Specialists and Data Scientists collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of developers, Associates and Analysts on a wide range of data problems. This position brings analytical rigor and statistical methods to the challenges of measuring results from randomized controlled trials, estimating adequate power for robust experimental designs, using statistics to answer questions regarding human behavior and resulting consequences. Data Specialists / Scientists are intimately familiar with survey datasets produced by Open Data Kit (ODK) and Survey CTO, experimental datasets produced by zTree and oTree, large administrative data from technology and financial companies, open-source datasets, and geospatial datasets.

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  4. Knowledge Management Officer

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    The Knowledge Management Officer is responsible for implementing internal initiatives which improve Busara’s internal and external communications. As our organisation spans across a wide range of sectors and disciplines, from highly academic lab experiments to strategic consulting for pan-African corporations, our communications must be as flexible and far reaching as our work.

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  5. Ensibuuko Fellow

    Closes Kampala, Uganda

    In partnership with  Ensibuuko, as a Fellow with Engineers Without Borders Canada, you will be placed with the Ensibuuko team in Uganda.Throughout your Fellowship with EWB, with guidance, mentorship, and financial support from the community in Canada and in East and West Africa.

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  6. Portfolio Fellow

    Closes Accra, Ghana

    MEST Africa is an entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, tech incubator and community for African software entrepreneurs. MEST was created on the basis that talent is everywhere but opportunity is not. Each year, the most promising tech entrepreneurs from across the continent apply to MEST, and those selected come to Ghana for a 1-year intensive program which culminates in an investment pitch with the opportunity to receive funding and enter one of the MEST incubators.

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  7. Marketing & Communications Manager

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    The Marketing & Communications Manager will be based at AMI’s office in Nairobi and will report to the Head of Marketing, working with the leadership team as well as local teams in Nairobi, Johannesburg and Lagos. This is a mid level position for someone with experience in business-to-business and multi-stakeholder marketing and communications, and a willingness to get stuck into a fast-moving entrepreneurial business. It’s a chance for a marketing star with a passion for unlocking Africa’s potential to contribute to the continent’s transformation.

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  8. Data and Learning Specialist

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    At AMI, we are young company that is obsessed with driving impact at scale in a way that is sustainable and will allow us to keep doing It for a long time to come. This mission means that we need to remain innovative while operating at a budget that would make those Silicon Valley Learning Teachers faint. We are able to do this by hiring young, talented team members in the areas in which we operate and using our internal talent, networks and partners to help us train and grow our team to be world leaders. EWB fellows play an important role in helping us to build our internal systems and tools and train our local teams on international best practice.

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  9. Gender Project Officer

    Closes Abidjan

    PEG delivers Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) asset-based financing to consumers who lack both access to reliable electricity and formal banking services. PEG’s anchor product, a basic solar home system that includes three lights, a phone charger, and a radio, allows consumers living on $5-10 per day to access clean light for working and studying after hours, avoid harmful air pollution from kerosene based lighting solutions, and also build credit for additional products and services over time. To date, PEG has raised nearly $50 million and has 450 full-time staff across Ghana and Ivory Coast.

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  10. Grants & Competitions Associate

    Closes Accra, Ghana

    PEG delivers Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) asset-based financing to consumers who lack both access to reliable electricity and formal banking services. PEG’s anchor product, a basic solar home system that includes three lights, a phone charger, and a radio, allows consumers living on $5-10 per day to access clean light for working and studying after hours, avoid harmful air pollution from kerosene based lighting solutions, and also build credit for additional products and services over time. To date, PEG has raised nearly $50 million and has 450 full-time staff across Ghana and Ivory Coast.

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  11. Investment Officer

    Closes Accra, Ghana

    The Fellow will work with EWB Ventures, supporting all aspects of EWB’ social venture portfolio, including network building, deal sourcing, analysis, due diligence, transaction closing/process management, and providing support to our portfolio of ventures. The role will be highly entrepreneurial, spanning emerging market venture investing, consulting, and entrepreneurship, focusing on early-stage businesses that have the potential to systemic change for the benefit of the underserved in new, untested ways.

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  12. Data Scientist

    Closes Kenya

    In partnership with Maisha Meds, as a Fellow with Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB Canada) , you will be placed as Data Scientist with Maisha Meds to work their team in Kenya. Throughout your Fellowship with EWB, you will receive guidance, mentorship and financial support from the community in Canada and in East and West Africa.

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  13. Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

    Closes Kenya

    Maisha Meds aims to leverage technology to solve problems that affect millions across sub-Saharan Africa. Though we can’t offer you catered meals like in Silicon Valley, we can offer you an opportunity to drive real, quantifiable change that literally saves lives. We’re dedicated to our work and care deeply about our product’s impact. You’ll join our small and friendly team to grow Maisha Meds into a company serving tens of millions of people.

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  14. Matunda Hub Fellow

    Closes Soroti, Uganda

    At Matunda Hub, we envision a world where every young person in Uganda has the opportunity to be employed or self-employed to pursue a decent living. As a start-up, we believe in and build upon innovative and disrupting approaches to solve social and economic problems, such as unemployment, poverty and skills redundancy, as a key to impact and change. We are therefore looking for a hands-on, creative and open-minded candidate to support our social venture.

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  15. Story-telling Associate

    Closes Kumasi, Ghana

    Our mission is to raise a critical mass of active (youth) economic agents, leveraging on digital technology to build Strategic/Competent Skills, Create Jobs, and Develop Innovative Solutions/Enterprises towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

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  16. Finance Fellow

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    Kwangu Kwako seeks a dynamic, experienced and imaginative financial mind to develop innovative solutions to set the standards/processes and long term effectiveness of our financial team and financial sustainability to impact way beyond the period of the fellowship. You will design, test, and project manage, the implementation of solutions to improve critical internal financial services. An immediate need is to help us formulate new and innovative customer finance products for our high ticket sales. Nothing exists at the moment that fits with our customers’ ability to pay and provide security. We have lots of ideas but need a tenacious and dynamic mind to help us find that missing gem of an idea that breaks the mould for us.  There will also be the fun of translating the founders clunky, overly complex demonstration of Excel chaos in many areas! You will need to be flexible and adaptable to an ever-changing business. Your work will have a significant impact on the growth of Kwangu Kwako, not just from a day-to-day perspective, but also in terms of environmental, social and economic impact for residents of informal settlements.

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  17. Research & Development & Product Fellow

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    Kwangu Kwako seeks a dynamic, experienced and imaginative design mind to develop innovative solutions, with a gender lens, to set the standards/processes and long-term effectiveness of our products and operations to impact way beyond the period of the fellowship. You will almost have a blank canvas to set the landscape for our future in terms of research and development and product design (R&D/PD). We also need help with funding this facility so you will need the ability to support the directors and Technical Team Lead on investor pitches and modelling, etc.

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  18. Business Analyst

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    FarmDrive is looking for a detail-oriented, adaptable analyst to identify further opportunities and future projects for FarmDrive. The business analyst’s role is to contribute to data collection, data analysis, evaluation, funding opportunity proposals, and return on investment evaluations for different projections and protocols. The analyst would contribute to the strategy and future development of the organization.

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  19. Chief Technical Officer

    Closes Accra, Ghana

    As Energy Generation is a young fast evolving structure, we are looking for passionate and skilled candidates to join our team. We look for people who share our vision and are eager to make a real impact. The ideal candidates must be autonomous, flexible and above all proactive in carrying out their missions. A strong team spirit, good resistance to stress and the ability to manage unexpected events are also valuable.

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  20. Monitoring & Evaluation Associate

    Closes Kampala, Uganda

    The M&E Associate will be the primary on-the-ground staff member delivering M&E technical and project management support to various M&E activities. The M&E Associate will support the development and evolution of organizational performance management framework as well as specific pillar M&E needs to ensure the quality, and effectiveness of program implementation. The Associate will provide assistance to the program staff in developing performance monitoring plans and results frameworks during program design and implementation, creating M&E system, processes and tools, contributing to measuring, analyzing, and reporting results. This is an entry-level position.

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  21. Aspire Fellow (Mechanical Design Engineer, Industrial/Process Engineer, Full Stack Developer, Database Manager)

    Closes Accra, Ghana

    Aspire Food Group is looking for detail-oriented, innovative and flexible professionals to support the organization in improving operational efficiency and contribute to reduced production costs and improved yields.

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  22. Somo Fellow

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    As a Somo fellow, you will work directly with entrepreneurs from low-income urban areas in Nairobi.  We have found that our fellows provide invaluable experience, and this relationship is one of the primary reasons why our entrepreneurs are able to achieve great growth milestones for their enterprises.

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  23. Senior Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Engineer

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    Orkidstudio’s unique selling point in East Africa is its end-to-end service, which began with architecture and construction services. Quantity surveying quickly followed as a critical piece of toolkit, and we’ve recently taken on our first structural engineer. As the last missing piece of a truly end-to-end design-build service, we aim to catalyze the development and institutionalizing of a fully capable and diverse building systems engineering team. The EWB Fellow will be instrumental in strategizing, setting standards, and building capacity of our first MEP engineers – and further improving our award-winning design work.

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  24. Orkidstudio Fellow

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    Orkidstudio’s unique selling point in East Africa is its end-to-end service and human-centred process. The EWB Fellow will be instrumental in strategizing, setting standards, developing new relationships and building capacity through supporting our team – further improving our award-winning design and construction work.

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  25. Product Manager

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    The CTO team focuses on Product, Procurement and Supply Chain.  As with most Product / Supply Chain orgs, we’re always trying to be very lean and use initiative and alternative thinking to achieve what we need to.  The role would have a lot of autonomy and flexibility, we’re looking for a smart candidate to dictate what they think works for Pawame and its strategy.  There’s field travel and opportunity to work with the other teams regularly. All in all if the ideas work for the company’s strategy we’re flexible to suit.

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  26. Program Evaluation Specialist

    Closes Accra, Ghana

    The VCP project funded by Global Affairs Canada is a critical part of EWB’s theory of change. The volunteer-sending activities of the project are intended to increase the capacity of developing country partners to deliver sustainable development results, in response to local needs, by making use of the skills and expertise of qualified Canadian volunteers. These developing country partners span diverse sectors, business and organizational models, locations, sizes, and internal capacity for program evaluation. Importantly, though evaluative data is valuable for all of our developing country partners, many have limited evaluation expertise and/or resources, leading to underinvestment in data collection and data-driven decision-making.

    It is in this context that EWB is seeking to hire a Program Evaluation Specialist to directly support our VCP developing country partners to develop and improve their program evaluation processes, and to support the overall evaluation of the VCP project.

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  27. Social Impact Measurement Fellow

    Closes Accra, Ghana

    EWB invests financial and human capital in seed-stage social businesses that have the potential to address root causes of poverty. Social impact measurement (SIM) is one of the defining features of impact investing, and is especially challenging at the seed-stage, where household level data is difficult to acquire. However, seed-stage businesses are also uniquely poised to pivot their business models based on beneficiary and client feedback, meaning effective evaluation is particularly critical at this stage.

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  28. Sprout Insure Fellow

    Closes Nairobi, Kenya

    We are looking for someone with a passion for the intersection of social business and technology to join our team at Sprout Insure. You will work directly with the CEO and Program Coordinator to match our business strategies with our technology. Projects at our organization vary from being responsible for liaising and designing with our current and future business partners to matching our product needs with our strategy and phase. You’ll be working alongside blockchain and web developers, both mobile and web, as well as external stakeholders we partner with and fund us. The EWB fellow will help us lead the direction of the product while managing the day-to-day strategic communication between partners

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  29. Business Operations Lead

    Closes Kampala, Uganda

    Akorion is a youth led company founded in 2015 with most of its co founders having computing background. With this background, fellows with business development experience are great compliment to the computing team for the growth of EzyAgric services delivery to reach more farmers and agribusinesses. The ideal candidate is a smart, hardworking, passionate, energetic and team player with at least 3-5 years proven track record in tech products business development and willing to learn.

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  30. Technical Team Lead

    Closes Kampala, Uganda

    Akorion is a youth led company founded in 2015 with most of its co founders having computing background but with minimum software architecture for infrastructure scaling and development operations experience. With this background, fellows with software architecture experience are great compliment to the computing team. This will highly assist Akorion to easily manage the required growth of EzyAgric backend infrastructure along the business objectives. The ideal candidate is a smart, hardworking, passionate, energetic and team player with at least 3-5 years proven track record in google cloud platform or amazon cloud services architectures and willing to learn.

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Unsolicited Applications

We recognize that formal role postings can sometimes be limiting, so we also encourage you to send an unsolicited application. The intention is to allow you to express interest in joining EWB in the near term (within the next 2 years) and pitch us on your dream role – both from the standpoint of your own growth and how you’d like to contribute to EWB without having to wait and hope for the right specific role posting. Reach out to us at recruitment@ewb.ca.

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