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Volunteer Opportunities

Crossroads International volunteers, known as Crossroaders, play a critical role in ensuring the success of our partnership projects for promoting the rights of women and eradicating poverty. Our placements are designed to meet the stated needs of partner organizations overseas and build on one another to support the development of vulnerable communities over the long-term. Crossroads International recruits for a wide range of skills sets and expertise – Yours can make a difference. 

To apply for a position, we kindly ask that you fill out Crossroads' online application form. Please contact our recruitment officer if you have any questions: simidele@cintl.org.  

In order to be eligible for an overseas placement, applicants must meet the requirements set out by Global Affairs Canada. Please read the description here before submitting your application.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and position will remain open until filled.  Departure date is contingent upon completion of administrative file and approval of visa. 


South America

BOLIVIA

PositionPartnerLength of mandatePlanned departure*

Organizational development advisor 

AOPEB

8 months

Spring 2017

Communications advisor 

AGRECOL Andes

12 to 18 months

Spring 2017

Social performance officer

ANED

5 months

Spring 2017

Monitoring and evaluation specialist 

AOPEB

5 months

Spring 2017

Funding management advisor

AOPEB

12 months

Spring 2017

Community business advisor 

Pro-Rural

9 months

Spring 2017

ICT advisor (e-commerce) 

Pro-Rural

6 months

Spring 2017


Africa

BURKINA FASO

Position

Partner

Length of mandate

Planned departure*

Organisational management advisor (cooperatives) 

SEMUS

12 months

Spring 2017

Project proposal advisor  

ADEP

6 months

Spring 2017

Organizational diagnostic and strategic planning advisor 

CBDF

12 months

 

Spring 2017

Communications advisor 

CBDF

8 months

Spring 2017

Liaison officer

Crossroads International 

12 to 18 months

Spring 2017

Gender equality advisor 

ADEP

6 months

Spring 2017

Advocacy advisor 
CBDF 12 months Spring 2017
Project development advisor  CBDF 12 months Spring 2017
Project development advisor  RESACIFROAT 6 to 8 months Summer 2017
Strategic planning advisor  RESACIFROAT 6 months Summer 2017
Strategic planning advisor  PAG-LA-YIRI 6 to 8 months Summer 2017

Monitoring and evaluation advisor

PAG-LA-YIRI

6 months

Winter 2018


GHANA

Position

Partner

Length of mandate

Planned departure*

Court Watch observers (2 positions available) (New!)

WILDAF

10 months

Summer 2017

Court Watch coordinator (New!)  

WILDAF

10 months

Summer 2017

Grant writing advisor (New!)

 ABANTU for development

10 months

Spring 2017

IT and website design advisor (New!)

NEWIG

12 months

Spring 2017

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning advisor (PMEL) (New!) 

All Partners

9 months

Spring 2017

Communications advisor (New!)

WiLDAF

10 months

Summer 2017

Monitoring and Evaluation advisor (New!)

WiLDAF

10 months

Summer 2017

SENEGAL

Position

Partner

Length of mandate

Planned departure*

Microcredit advisor

APROFES

10 months

Spring 2017 

Archiving advisor

RESOPP

months

Spring 2017 

Communications advisor

APROFES

6 months

Spring 2017 

Archiving advisor

APROFES

7 months

Spring 2017 

Database management advisor

APROFES

9 months

Spring 2017 

Social economy advisor

APROFES

10 months

Spring 2017 

Cooperative management advisor (Part 1)

RESOPP 6 months Spring 2017 

Agronomy advisor

RESOPP

7 months

Spring 2017 

Monitoring and evaluation advisor 

UNFCS

6 months

Spring 2017 

Entrepreneurship and merchandising advisor 

UNFCS (St-Louis)

12 months

Spring 2017 

Entrepreneurship and merchandising advisor

UNFCS (Fatick)

9 months

Spring 2017 

Entrepreneurship and merchandising advisor

UNFCS (Kaolack)

9 months

Fall 2017 

Cooperative management advisor (Part 2)

RESOPP 6 months Fall 2017


TOGO

Position

Partner

Length of mandate

Planned departure*

Capitalization advisor - agroecological technology (New!)

La Colombe

12 to 18 months

Spring 2017

Communications advisor (New!)

La Colombe

6 months

Spring 2017

Entrepreneurship advisor - youth (New!)

La Colombe 12 months Spring 2017

Communications advisor (New!)

GF2D

6 to 8 months

Spring 2017

Entrepreneurship advisor - school setting (New!)

La Colombe

8 to 12 months

Summer 2017

Advisor - mobilisation of financial ressources (New!) 

GF2D

9 to 12 months

Fall 2017

Agroecological development advisor (New!)

La Colombe

6 months

Fall 2017


 

 

SWAZILAND

Position

Partner

Length of mandate

Planned departure*

Communications and marketing advisor (New!)

SWIFT

12 months

Spring 2017

Human resources advisor (New!)

SWAGAA

3 months

Spring 2017

Communications advisor(New!)

SWAGAA

8 months

Spring 2017

Media advisor for youth advocacy programming (New!)

FLAS

12 months

Spring 2017

Communications and marketing advisor (New!)

FLAS

12 months

Spring 2017

Human resources advisor (New!)

Gone Rural and boMake Rural Projects

18 months

Spring 2017

Strategic planning advisor (New!)

boMake Rural Projects

8 months

Spring 2017

Marketing and fundraising advisor (New!) boMake Rural Projects 12 months Spring 2017


TANZANIA

Position

Partner

Length of mandate

Planned departure*

Advisor – Youth counselling program (New!)

KWIECO

12 months

Spring 2017

Strategic planning advisor  (New!)

TGNP

8 months

Spring 2017

Program advisor - Women’s Shelter (New!)

KWIECO

12 months

Spring 2017

External relations and resources development advisor (New!)

KWIECO

12 months

Spring 2017

Advisor – Gender based violence counselling (New!)

KWIECO 

12 months

Spring 2017

Program advisor - Access to Justice 

KWIECO

12 months

Spring 2017

Program advisor - Girls' Empowerment Clubs 

KWIECO

12 months

Spring 2017

* Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and position will remain open until filled.  Departure date is contingent upon completion of administrative file and approval of visa. 

 

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