"1. I actually have two jobs, both of which take about 50% of my time:
- I do regular gigs for MSF, usually as something with "logistics" in the title -- although I have been known to be forced into assignments as a project coordinator,…"
"1) "Operations Director - Emergencies" Lead/manage a US-based team of aid workers who support (in some specific ways) disaster responses in-progress on the field.
2) The usual emails, phone calls, reports (write/review), about 1/3…"
"1. What is your job? (Title, etc.)
Technically Country Director, but its very very small (program -- not country) and so I am in charge of just about everything here as part of a international volunteer/intern program.
2. What is a typical day…"
How much field experience do I need by the time I graduate college? Unfortunately I got started on the whole international aid thing rather late (racked up lots of good social science-y research experience though). The way it is…"
1. I have an extremely vague catch all title of 'Programme Officer'. I work for an INGO in sexual and reproductive health and rights of women, and the head office is based in Manila, Philippines. At the moment I focus on…"
I am the International Program Director for a small non-profit based in the US, with a country office in Uganda. A typical day for me involves communicating with our Ugandan staff about current projects, reviewing project reports…"
"My title is "Communications & Advocacy Officer" for a consortium project of INGOs.
When I am at HQ (90% of the time), my days are: answer emails, go to meetings, maintain the website, read blogs & reports, share relevant…"
I'm happy to share with you! It is a broad category, but I also think each individual aid/development career can be varied as well.
1. Executive Administrator; I am the only paid employee for a very small aid NGO. I do all my…"
Hello!I'm a student who is curious about what various careers in aid/development are actually like. I know "various careers" is really broad, but I'm definitely interested in hearing from people from all points on the spectrum.My questions are:1. What is your job? (Title, etc.)2. What is a typical day for you?3. What was your educational background like?/How did you get to be where you were?Thanks everyone :)EmilySee More