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Tag Archives: Microfinance jobs
Here’s a few Microfinance Internships to recently got posted: 100 Million Project Intern Microcredit Summit Campaign About the Job: MCS is seeking a 100 Million Project Intern. S/he will support the organization’s 100 Million Project, which aims to galvanize the microfinance and financial inclusion sector around the “100 million goal”: helping 100 million families lift themselves out of poverty. This is an unpaid internship. [read more] Communications and Social Media … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on August 9, 2012
About the organization: BRAC, the largest non-profit in the developing world, was launched in Bangladesh in 1972 and today reaches more than 126 million people in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean through its programs that address poverty by providing micro-loans, self-employment opportunities, health services, education and legal and human rights services. BRAC offers preventive, curative, and reproductive health services to more than 92 million people. BRAC USA, founded in 2007, … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on August 7, 2012
About the Organization: CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) is an independent policy and research center dedicated to advancing financial access for the world’s poor. It is supported by over 30 development agencies and private foundations who share a common mission to alleviate poverty. Housed at the World Bank, CGAP provides market intelligence, promotes standards, develops innovative solutions, and offers advisory services to governments, microfinance providers, donors, and investors. … Read More >>
For those looking to get into the microfinance world, Citi has a program manager, VP-level, opening in Miami worth taking a look at. From their website: Location: Miami, FL, US -This VP position is an officer-level, strategic position responsible for creating, planning, coordinating, and disseminating a microfinance project and/or initiative – This position must ensure management that all appropriate constituencies are adequately informed of the benefits provided by the implementation … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on August 19, 2010
Oikocredit Northwest is an all-volunteer Seattle-based non-profit Support Association of Oikocredit, a global leader in the microcredit sector.Â Using funds provided by Oikocredit USA, Oikocredit Northwest is creating a part-time position (10-15 hrs./week) with growth potential.Â This Outreach Coordinator will support and expand activities undertaken by a two year old board of directors who consist of diverse and busy professionals committed to a mission that promotes microcredit as a sustainable … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on August 18, 2010
MicroPlaceâ€™s mission is to inspire individuals to make a difference in the fight against poverty by making investments that help the poor access financial systems. Our ability to deliver on our mission is entirely driven by our ability to engage with the public, generate enthusiasm for what we do and persuade them to join us in making a difference in the world. Your mission as head of marketing for MicroPlace … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on July 16, 2010
Wokai is the first person-to-person internet platform that allows you to provide rural entrepreneurs in China with loan capital. You choose the borrower you want to support, make a tax-deductible contribution, and watch their repayments and progress over time.Â Wokai has chapters all over Asia and the US, including: Beijing, Boston, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco – Bay Area, Seattle, Shanghai, Toronto, Vancouver.Â Currently, the Seattle … Read More >>
Microfinance Jobs: International Microfinance Internship – Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD)
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on July 4, 2010
The FSD Intern Abroad program serves students and young professionals looking to gain international development experience and training while working to support an underserved community. The program commonly acts as a catalyst for building a career in development, strengthening applications for graduate programs, or cultivating relationships with international communities and organizations.Â Intern with FSD in microfinance to empower mariginalized and impoverished communities. Along with credit lending, FSD trains entrepreneurs in … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on June 7, 2010
The Microcredit Summit Campaign is hiring for a Research Director to oversee the research and education strategy. The job is located in Washington DC and requires a masters degree: “MCS is the worldâ€™s largest global network of microfinance stakeholders. The Campaign has led, guided, and supported the global microfinance sector towards reaching the ambitious goals of ensuring that 175 million of the worldâ€™s poorest families are receiving credit for self-employment … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on June 6, 2010
Whole Planet Foundation (WPF) is a 501c3 private foundation established by Whole Foods Market (WFM) whose mission is to provide financial support to Microfinance Institutions (MFI) to alleviate poverty through expansion of microcredit services in communities that supply Whole Foods Market with product. Partner MFIs deliver financial services that are tailored to the realities of people living in poverty while maintaining efficient operations in a financially sustainable manner. About the … Read More >>