Posted on :
21 Sep, 2016
21 Sep, 2016
Worldreader is on a mission to bring digital books to every child and her family, so that they can improve their lives.
Literacy is transformative: it increases earning potential, decreases inequality, improves health outcomes and breaks the cycle of poverty (UNESCO). Yet there are 740 million illiterate people in this world and 250 million children of primary school age who lack basic reading and writing skills (UNESCO). Books are necessary for the development of these skills, and still 50% of schools in Africa have few or no books at all
Job Title: Operations Volunteer
The short-term position involves Kindle e-reader production set-up, logistics and deployment of e-readers to schools and libraries in Africa. The position is based in our Operations Centre in Ghana, Accra, a fun place to work and learn about using technology to transform reading in the developing world. Successful team members will be assigned increased responsibilities.
Hours: Not more than 40 hours per week
The Operations Volunteer will assist in e-reader and tablet processing from procurement and preparation to deployment to program schools with a strong focus on increasing efficiencies and bringing the process to scale. Specific tasks include:
Skills & Experience
How to Apply
To apply, please follow these steps carefully:
Submit your resume/curriculum vitae (in PDFs only) and your availability to [email protected]
Send your application in an email with the subject “Operations Volunteer – Ghana” to [email protected] as early as possible.
Applications should be submitted not later than 30th September 2016.
Due to the volume of applications however, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.