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We are currently looking for our new

Programme Manager Girls

This is a perfect volunteer role for getting into international development and you will change the lives of many Ethiopian teenagers forever.

The Programme Manager Girls is to provide a structured and disciplined environment and to be a role model for our students.

In addition to student welfare, the Programme Manager Girls is to work closely with the Programme Manager Boys to ensure the smooth running of the EEF programme overall.

Key Functions

  • House Parent to 25 girls aged 13 to 18
  • Budget/ expenses management (this is a key factor)
  • Weekly reporting to Head Office in London
  • Hostel maintenance management / coordination with external contractors
  • Student Selection – Playing a key part during the selection process for the scholars for the 2019/20 intake. This involves hosting entrance exams, writing candidate evaluation reports and managing assessment centres
  • Liaison with external parties – Represent EEF with external agencies and our 15 feeder schools
  • Daily liaison with our main partner school
  • Organising extra-curricular activities and workshops for our students


  • Programme Manager Girls requires female applicants only
  • University Graduate aged over 25
  • Previous experience in education or working with disadvantaged teenagers is a distinct advantage
  • Excellent English both written and spoken
  • Self-sufficient and independent individual
  • Disciplined work ethic and the clear understanding of the benefit of structure and ground rules within a hostel environment
  • Highly organised with excellent report writing skills and precise financial management (MS Word and Excel)
  • A passion for education

Initial interviews will be held by SKYPE.


  • Start date from May 2019
  • Minimum of 12 months contract

Interviews will commence as soon as we receive applications from suitable candidates. We therefore strongly advise to apply as soon as possible.

In return we offer

  • En-suite private facilities at the Hostel.
  • Live-in position with all meals included.
  • One return flight to Europe included per annum.
  • Monthly expense allowance (equivalent of a local high school teacher)
  • An experience of a lifetime.


To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter, outlining why you think you would be suitable for this position, to Achim Kram (achim @

… and if you would like to volunteer for us in any other way please let us know via our contact section

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