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Current Vacancies

Regional Business Development Coordinator

Location: Based either in Nairobi, Kenya/Kampala, Uganda or Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Deadline: Open until filled

Rural Development Interns

Location: IIRR is offering eight (8) internship positions to be based in its offices across the globe (Cambodia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Myanmar, the Philippines, South Sudan, Uganda, and Zimbabwe).

Deadline: Open until filled

Climate Smart Agriculture and Food Systems Specialist

Location: Philippines

Deadline: December 13, 2019 (for Filipino Nationals only)

Cambodia Rural Development Intern

Location: The posts will be based in Phnom Penh, and Pursat and Kampong Chhnang provinces. The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), an international action research and training institute with more than 50 years of grassroots field experience in rural communities is seeking three (3) fresh university graduate students for an 11-month internship program.

Deadline: Open until filled

Young Professional Advisory Board

The Young Professional Advisory Board (YPAB) provide support and innovation for the work of IIRR. They are young professionals with diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise.

This volunteer group meets six to eight times per year and has core memberships located in New York City and Nairobi. It has sub-committees that focus on various projects, including our Events Committee, Communications Committee, and Goats for Girls Committee.

The long-term key goals of the YPAB include:

Outreach: Expand the circle of IIRR’s friends
Enhance IIRR’s visibility
Fundraising and Events
Project Support

If you are interested in joining our mailing list or joining the YPAB, please send a short email to

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