Job posting: 3 Assistant roles at Firelight

We’re hiring!! 

Come join Firelight’s wonderful, committed, driven, and caring team supporting community-driven systems change for children and youth, and their families and communities, across eastern and southern Africa.

We are recruiting three Assistant-level team members to join our remote team across eastern and southern Africa.

Role # 1: Program Assistant – Executive & Grant-making support

This role provides executive, administrative, coordination/follow-up support to the Director of Program & Learning, along with some technical support. The Program Assistant will also be asked to provide support to the administration of grants, contracts, and payments. From time to time this role will also be called upon to provide additional administrative and logistical support to the Program and Learning Team.

Role # 2: Program Assistant – Initiative Support

This role works alongside Program Associates and Program Officers to support program implementation and grant-making. Initially this role will support the Children’s rights initiative at Firelight. 

Role # 3: Administrative Assistant – Program & Learning

This role serves as a critical hub of the Program and Learning team through enabling them to work more effectively and efficiently by providing administrative and logistical support. It is not assigned to specific initiatives but rather provides general/pooled support.

More details on each role, as well as how to apply, are available here: