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

CFK seeks a dynamic, hands-on, qualified management professional to serve as Executive Director during a time of organizational growth. This is a senior position that involves frequent interaction with the senior management team, donors, and the Board of Trustees. This individual will have responsibility in overseeing the overall operations of the organization, ensuring compliance, efficiency, transparency, and effectiveness of the programs and internal processes.

To apply:

If you believe you merit consideration, please email us a cover letter and your detailed Curriculum Vitae with three referees. The cover letter should include examples of your experience working in poor communities, ability to cultivate donor relationships, capacity for making difficult leadership decisions, and involvement in professional mentorship. All materials should be sent to by October 20, 2014.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please note: Only Kenyan citizens are eligible for this position. 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