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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...

Volunteer

Location:
Accra, Ghana

Posted:
8 Oct 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

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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
  •  We currently have a discrete opportunity for a qualified professional with a background in Journalism.  You will have proven practical skills in utilising Portable Video Devices and editing software to build a comprehensive library of information / complete packages for an external audience. The Case Studies will principally be used to support and raise awareness of the FR Agenda to all major stakeholders, including, potential investors, donors, volunteers and Clients. 

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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