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Financial Republic

Financial Republic

Financial Republic

Financial Republic is an innovative and enterprise focused microfinance institution based in Ghana, which offers micro-savings and microloans to its clients, accompanied with financial education to individuals and community groups. Financial Republic is currently rapidly expanding its operations to gain a presence in each of the 10 regions of the country.

Volunteer

Location:
Accra, Ghana

Posted:
17 Jun 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Placements (short to medium-term)

Come and get practical experience with one of the fastest-growing microfinance companies in Ghana

Accra, Ghana

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Job Type:
Internship
Contract / Short-term
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exotic
Social Impact
Function:
Consultant
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We are looking for motivated, energetic individuals (at any career stage) who want to go out of their comfort zone. Passionate about development/Africa? Want to do something different and feel you have something to offer? We want to hear from you!

There are two types of role on offer:

  • Experienced volunteer: short-term placement of minimum 2 weeks, to work on a bespoke project (see areas below). Has circa 5+ years professional experience in any sector

  • Volunteer placement: minimum 3-month placement for a bespoke project / role (see areas below). Ideal for a graduate or MBA student looking to gain practical experience on the ground.

The specific areas around which we hope to tailor our roles (depending on the individual) include:
  • Operations (finance, auditing, services etc)
  • Risk management & corporate governance
  • Technology
  • Strategy & communications
  • Social performance

If you feel you have something to offer in all/any of these areas, we would love to hear from you.

[We regret we are unable to pay our volunteers, but we provide in-country transport].

As a company, Financial Republic, and Ghana generally, has so much to offer you, and we hope to really benefit from the excellent skills of a broad-range of applicants.

Have a look at our website, and also a little video we made:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47H4vde5zes&feature=youtu.be

The applications instructions are below.
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