Call for administrative and project assistant position (intern)

Offers of a volunteer/part-time internship position in Farafina Institute e.V.

Farafina Institute was founded as an NGO in 2012 by a group of African and European scholars, to conduct opinion polls, focus group discussions, research, and implement projects mainly in and on Africa. As a research institute, the main programme areas we work in include governance and Africa leadership, environment and energy, education and health, development cooperation, justice and human rights, agriculture and food security, economy and finance, and regional integration and migration. We also do consultancy work in these programme areas. For more information on the Institute, please visit our website,

Call for administrative and project assistant position (intern)

Farafina Institute seeks an intern/volunteer, who will work with other colleagues in its activities.


The intern will be expected to carry out basic administrative and research duties, assigned to him or her by members of the Board of Directors of the Institute. He or she will be free to work from home. However, the intern would be required to communicate and consult on regular basis, by whichever means practicable, with members of the Institute.


  • Minimum requirement: enrolment in a Bachelor degree programme in social or political sciences (or related disciplines) with a focus on African
  • Some experience in research and data analysis
  • Interest in issues of development in Africa
  • Practical experience with the Internet (World Wide Web, Social networks, online communication) as end-user
  • Basic skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).


The Assistant will acquire knowledge and experience in:

  • Planning and conducting research projects
  • Planning and conducting events
  • Administrative tasks.

He or she will be awarded a certificate of volunteer engagement or internship, at the end of the service.
Please note that when accepted, the volunteer/intern will NOT earn a wage nor monthly salary.

Application process

Application is open until it is filled. To apply for the position, please indicate your interest (including CV) per email to the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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