Jobs and Internships

Join our dynamic, passionate, dedicated team in Kenya and the United States!

About Us:

Get valuable professional experience relevant to Communications & Multimedia work, Non-profit Management, or Event Planning.  Take on themed projects that connect to your interests and abilities. Carolina for Kibera (CFK) is an internationally recognized nonprofit that develops local leaders, catalyzes positive change and alleviates poverty in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya. CFK promotes youth leadership, affordable healthcare, education, and good ethnic and gender relations and in one of the world’s largest slums. CFK facilitates community development through a wide array of programming: the Sports Association, the Daughters United young women’s empowerment program, the Sexual Reproductive Health Program, the Trash is Cash recycling and waste management program, the Education program and the Tabitha Medical Clinic.  Collectively, CFK’s programs reach tens of thousands of Kiberans each year. CFK has a US small office at UNC and  is a major affiliated entity of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and program of the Center for Global Initiatives. We are looking for your enthusiasm and skills to expand programs and broaden our reach.



We currently have one position open in our Kenya office:

Executive Director

Carolina for Kibera is looking for a dynamic, hands-on leader to serve as Executive Director. The Executive Director will set bold, ambitious goals and execute them with the support of the Chief Operations Officer, staff and Boards. This is a leadership position that involves frequent interaction with the senior management team, donors, and CFK’s governing Boards. The Executive Director will act as the organization’s lead executive, fundraiser, and advocate as CFK continues to grow in 2016 and beyond.  The Executive Director will have responsibility in overseeing the overall operations of the organization, ensuring compliance, efficiency, transparency, and effectiveness of the programs and internal processes.

This is a full-time position based in the Kibera slum of Nairobi, Kenya and is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, results-driven leader who is passionate about the latent potential of slum communities and who is able to grow the organization. Compensation is competitive. Only Kenyan citizens are eligible for this position.

To apply:

Only applications submitted through Recruiterbox (link here) will be considered. For more information on Carolina for Kibera and the duties of the Executive Director, please consult this document.

United States – Chapel Hill, NC

We currently have no job openings in the US.


We currently have no openings for internships at our US office.  If you would still like to express your interest in working with us, send a cover letter and resume/CV to