TVL is looking for a superstar International Project Coordinator for the summer!

The Village Link is a registered 501(c)(3) in San Mateo County, CA.  We facilitate economic development and sustainability in underserved communities through entrepreneurship, technology and education. Currently, our pilot project operates in a remote, rural village in Sierra Leone, Golu. With some help from TVL, the villagers in Golu built a community resource center and installed solar panels for electricity. Now, it is ready to house educational resources and offer programs for the residents.

TVL seeks a part time community project coordinator to work this summer. An extended period of volunteerism may also be available.  This is a volunteer position.

Your Role….

  • Assist TVL directors with the planning and launch of project components;
  • Work with TVL directors and partners in Sierra Leone to coordinate logistics;
  • Fulfill administrative tasks as directed;
  • Assist with the execution of social media marketing channel communications to TVL followers;
  • Work remotely; and
  • Attend weekly status meetings in person.


Applicant requirements:

  • Interest in Africa's development;
  • Solution-driven;
  • Results-oriented;
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Excellent english written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in project coordination (during college or work).
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to volunteer between 10 - 20 hrs a week.


The Perks…

  • Once you have successfully completed your internship at the end of the summer we will evaluate your work and provide feedback and a reference for future employment. In addition, TVL will award a discretionary bonus based on performance.
  • Free 1 bedroom rental in Redwood City, CA (if from out of town).
  • Experience working on an innovative project that directly affects the community members in a positive way - driving economic and community development through education and entrepreneurship.


  • July - August 31 (2015) with the possibility to extend.
  • 10 - 20 hrs per week
  • Now taking applications

Interested parties can apply to this position at with the subject headline: Summer Internship - Volunteer Community Project Coordinator.