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International Development Expert in Tunisia

Locations: Tunisia , Africa
Program Description
Program Costs
Why Go?
Program Description

Share your knowledge and give your support to help build the capacity of many young leaders in Tunisia. Become our International Development Expert in Tunisia today!

IDEAS has a long-standing partnership with a like-minded, local development organization working to bring about transformation in the lives of people in North Africa. They focus on those who are marginalized, vulnerable, or disadvantaged. Areas of project focus are rural populations, people with disabilities, individuals and families in vulnerable situations, and palliative care.

We believe in a transformational approach to development and aim for a process of positive change in values, attitudes, and relationships. We believe that those who are marginalized by society need to be affirmed, equipped, and encouraged. We believe that participation in decision making, goal setting, and planning will increase people's ownership and commitment. We believe that in selfless service we go a little further, endure a little longer, and look a little closer at the people we serve. We are looking for an international development expert with a heart for transformation to join our work.

Job functions could include:

  • Plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate projects
  • Support and encourage ACT staff and local partners to apply ACT’s development principles into all aspects of work
  • Network and build relationships with local officials, associations, and other actors
  • Within the team and sector:
  • Participate in team and sector meetings, conferences, and other events
  • Support team and sector, for instance through hospitality
  • Communicate and report (i.e., through presentations, reports, and stories)
  • Follow ACT procedures and guidelines
  • Participate in an annual review of work and team life

Have you ever wanted to use your knowledge and passions to help those on the margins of society? Our International Development Expert in Tunisia program will allow you to do just that! Learn more by contacting the IDEAS office at 720-283-9100 or email us at

  • Degree in International Development and/or 5 years of professional experience in a relevant field (e.g., International Development)
  • Working fluency in either French or Arabic
  • Cross-cultural experience, preferably in the Arab world
  • Commitment to the principles of transformational development: We aim for a process of positive change in values, attitudes, and relationships and hope to see people, communities, and societies move towards fullness of life with dignity, justice, peace, and hope, reflected in the social, physical, and spiritual aspects of life
  • Ability to initiate and pioneer new projects, take charge, and be assertive
  • Leadership and project management skills: plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate projects, including proposal writing, donor relations, and high-quality documentation (proposals, reports)
  • Courageous, adventurous, teachable, and team player
  • Ability to persevere in ever-changing circumstances and work independently
Program Costs

Customized budget created for each applicant:

This program is designed for those who have the long-term in mind! A personalized budget will be created for each applicant or family and will require fundraising. Fundraising training, consulting and coaching is available for all participants, helping them reach their budgetary goals. For more information about this program, please email
Why Go?

Experience the beauty of Tunisia while equipping and encouraging those who are just getting their start.

Come alongside and support young adults who are seeking additional  training and resources as they enter the workforce for the first time. Leverage your education and passions to help bring hope and opportunity to those on the margins. Spend time outside of your comfort zone, seeing transformation take place.

And not only will you have the opportunity to transfer your skill set, but you will also grow in ways you could never imagine! You will experience new sights and sounds while developing life-long friendships along the way.

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Learn more about our International Development Expert in Tunisia program today!