Regional Intern at Voluntās in Tunis


Tunis Office


Regional Intern at Voluntās in Tunis

Position: Regional Intern
Type of contract: Fixed-term (6 months)
Work percentage: 100% (full time)
Languages: English and Arabic mandatory; French a plus
Expected starting date: November 1, 2021 (Negotiable)
Remuneration: A monthly stipend will be provided.


About Voluntās

Voluntās is a consultancy company driven by creating strategies with a purpose beyond profit and developing policies for sustainable impact. We provide fact-based recommendations and policy options based on extensive research and analysis in volatile regions. Our goal is to have a positive impact on populations affected by crisis in order to improve their living standards and access to rights. We collect data, conduct analytics, and generate insights for both the private and public sectors. We use our insights to underpin strategic thinking and evidence-based decision making. By doing this we…

… deliver strategic and context sensitive monitoring and evaluation

… produce data-driven policy options

… carry out context specific due diligence for private and public partners


Your ethics:

  • You put honesty above compassion
  • You put self-awareness above self-confidence
  • You put facts above emotions
  • You put humbleness and hard work above good intentions


Main Responsibilities:

  • Conduct desk research
  • Support data collection processes (conduct interviews, facilitate discussions etc.)
  • Work on quantitative and/or qualitative analysis
  • Develop PowerPoint presentations
  • Draft reports in MS Word format
  • Support project implementation (for example, research and evaluation assignments on gender, migration, governance, healthcare sector etc…)
  • Write reports and proposals for future projects
  • Support internal strategy processes

We work extensively in North Africa and the Middle East and our clients include UN agencies (e.g., UNDP, UN Women, & UNFPA), international NGOs, major donors, and private companies. Most of our current projects focus on Libya, Sudan, and Tunisia.


Eligibility criteria

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Bachelor’s or License degree; higher academic qualifications (e.g., Master’s degree) are encouraged
  • Strong academic record in political science, law, economics, international development, strategy, or other relevant fields
  • Interest in international issues and focus areas of democratic governance, transitional and peace processes, public health, employment, entrepreneurship, gender, and human rights
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills are required; Arabic and/or French skills are a strong asset
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Results-oriented mindset
  • International experience is a strong asset 
  • Intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness
  • High level of personal accountability and strong work ethic
  • Must be enrolled in a university program in Tunisia


How to apply

Interested candidates should send a resume (CV), grade transcript, and a cover letter addressing the three points below:

  1. Write a short story about who you are as a human being
  2. Tell us what the most inspiring project imaginable for you at Voluntās would be (not a current Voluntās project)
  3. Describe the three biggest weaknesses you will bring to Voluntās

The cover letter and CV should be written in English. Selected candidates will be invited for a test/assessment and afterwards interviews to discuss their self-awareness, interests, and experience.

Deadline: October 17th 2021

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, irrespective of age, gender, race or ethnicity.


Feel free to reach out:

Rebecca John

Senior Associate



  Rebecca John