Amref Health Africa Volunteering and Internships 2018



Young Africans are been invited to apply for the Amref Health Africa Volunteering and Internships 2018,  all applications in this regard are to be submitted before the deadline and all eligibility criteria must be met to avoid disqualification

Amref Program Description:

Internships are open to diploma, degree, post-graduate and doctoral students who wish to acquire knowledge and experience of a real work environment to the mutual benefit of both the organisation and the Intern. Interns are fully involved in the work programme of the unit relevant to their studies under the supervision of a responsible staff member.

Interns are expected to contribute their skills, knowledge and competencies while acquiring supplemental training in their areas of specialisation  but are not full-time employees. They are not substitutes for full-time staff.

Amref Health Africa does not offer any payment for internship.

Internships are normally offered for a period of three  but can be extended to a maximum of six months. An intern will work an average of 40  hours per week.


Volunteer program


Field Available for Internship:

  1.   Finance Department
  2.   ICT Department
  3.   Lab Technologist- Amref Kibera Reach 90 project
  4.  M-Pesa MNH Foundation project (Uzazi Salama)
  5.   Procurement Department
  6.   WASH & NTDs  – Trachoma Project
  7. WASH & NTD – Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programmme
  8. Finance and Procurement Department – Records Management 
  9. Healthy Heart Africa project  – Monitoring & Evaluation 

Entry Requirements

Potential candidates must:

  • Submit an application to undertake internship training at Amref Health Africa. All applications must be submitted to the relevant HR office through the address  provided below.
  • Specify why he/she has chosen Amref Health Africa for internship, the benefits expected from completing the internship (eg how  it fits into the applicant’s studies or career plans), and how this contributes to Amref Health Africas objectives.

The application should indicate specifically:

  • Field of academic specialisation or area in which practical training is required
  • Programme of training approved by the candidate’s institution, where applicable duration of the internship (three or six months)
  • Number of credits required for validation by the candidate’s institution, where applicable
  • The application for internship shall be accompanied by a supporting letter from his/her learning institution, where relevant.
  • In countries where Amref Health Africa operates, the application will be forwarded through those Amref Health Africa offices if the request is for placement in a different Amref Health Africa office.

Selection Criteria

  • Interns shall be recruited through notices on the Amref Health Africa website, indicating the type of interns required, the period of time each is needed, and the  deadline for applying for the internship.
  • Applications and interviews for internships shall be coordinated by the respective HR office in conjunction with the requisitioning programme head  or a representative.
  • Selection will be based on the job description prepared for this purpose and the best suited candidates will be selected.
  • Applications will be done using the application form and  sent to the email address of the Amref Health Africa office offering the internship. (See list below.)
  1. – Amref Health Africa in Ethiopia
  2. – Amref Health Africa in Kenya
  3. – Amref Health Africa in Tanzania
  4. – Amref Health Africa in Uganda
  5. – Amref Health Africa in South Africa
  6. – Amref Health Africa in South Sudan
  7. – Amref Health Africa in West Africa
  8. –  Amref Health Africa Headquarters

NB: Please note that due to the large number of applicants, we are not in a position to reply to each request and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Important: Please indicate your area of specialisation on the subject of the email when applying for an internship with Amref Health Africa.

NOTE: Amref Health Africa does not require or expect prospective and existing Interns to make any form of payment to secure and work as Interns within Amref Health Africa through the Corporate, Country, National and its Field offices.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Amref Health Africa Volunteering and Internships 2018 Protection Status



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