Catholic Relief Services Junior Professionals Program for West African Women

Catholic Relief Services Junior Professionals Program for West African Women


  • The CRS Junior Professionals Program is an opportunity for qualified, professional women in West Africa to transform their passion for international relief and development work into a career with Catholic Relief Services. Over a 12-month period, each Junior Professional will build core skills while working alongside experienced staff and supporting critical programs.

  • Junior Professionals will benefit from strong mentoring and regional networking as they prepare for positions of greater responsibility with CRS.

    Participating Countries

  • The Junior Professionals Program is currently available in Senegal, Liberia, Gambia, Guinea, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Sierra Leone. Follow the links below to learn about CRS’ history and current work in each location.

  • Burkina Faso

  • Ghana

  • Guinea

  • Liberia

  • Mali

  • Niger

  • Sierra Leone

  • Senegal

  • The Gambia

    Eligibility

    Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related field (e.g. Economic Development, Agriculture, Health, Business, Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Supply Chain)

  • Received Master’s degree within 24 months of program start date (Oct. 2022)

  • Six months of relevant work experience (e.g. internship, practicum, volunteer or paid work).

  • Excellent speaking and writing skills in the official business language of the country (French or English).

  • Citizen of a participating country (see above).

  • Excels in collaborative multicultural environment.

  • Willingness to travel (up to 10-15% of the time).

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and research skills.

  • Agile, proactive, resourceful, and results-oriented.

  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Catholic Relief Services Junior Professionals Program for West African Women

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