17 Internship Opportunities at One Acre Fund (Deadline:2023-03-31)

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17 Internship Opportunities at One Acre Fund (Deadline:2023-03-31)

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About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers in nine countries with the agricultural services they need to make their farms more productive. We provide quality farm supplies, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 per cent more food after working with One Acre Fund. To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information oneacrefund.org

About the Young Professional Program

Join the One Acre Fund 2023 Internship Program to jump-start your career – We empower you as you grow in this program designed for motivated young professionals. As a One Acre Fund Intern, you will gain experience working in one of the leading institutions in the agriculture sector in Rwanda and beyond, where you will solve challenges, develop solutions and learn from inspiring leaders.

When joining, interns will participate in an onboarding program and receive training on how to implement projects. Throughout the internship, you will work with like-minded individuals and receive learning opportunities to build a foundation for your future career.

Interns will work on impactful projects, receive mentorship from organizational leaders and provide support to One Acre Fund’s operations. Interns will be given substantial work assignments and asked to produce high-quality deliverables.

Career Growth and Development

We have a culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Qualifications

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. We are looking for people who are passionate to serve smallholder farmers. Candidates who fit the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Passionate University graduates. We are looking for the following educational background:
    • Agriculture, accounting, data analytics, business, information systems
  • Leadership experience at work, school clubs, volunteer organizations, Internships, fellowships, and research.
  • Interest in serving farmers
  • The desire for personal and professional growth
  • Willingness to take on varied tasks
  • Ability to embrace One Acre Fund’s values
  • Fluent in English and Kinyarwanda

Available Opportunities

17 openings

Job Location

Kigali or Rubengera, Rwanda

Eligibility

This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Rwanda

Women are encouraged to apply. We are committed to gender equity in our staff operations, representation, and experience. From 2020, women made up 40% of our clients and 44% of our total staff. We have and will continue to intentionally grow these numbers.

Benefits

Interns will be provided with a reasonable stipend for the duration of their contract.

Application Deadline

March 31, 2023

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (globalhotline@oneacrefund.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace.

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