WAFA is looking for a team members for research and applications.

You will work with applications, preparing the application forms, taking care of entries, checking and validating them and ranking entries to be given to the selection committee. You will also work with preparing applicant’s stories and profiles to be published on our web and featured at our Award Event.

The better we can spread the stories of the applicants, the more we can influence, via social media, people to understand that the solution to a sustainable and secure life on Earth is within our grasp.

At the end of each round of Awards, the R&A team will do a follow-up, to see how past applicants are doing, to lift up their progress and to gather learnings, both about the sustainable provision of Water, Air and Food security, but also about how WAFA can be better.


  • Prepare system to receive entries
  • Process entries
  • Interview entrants, work to gather material from them
  • Prepare briefings for public and selection committee
  • Carry out the annual follow-up


  • Passion for environmentally friendly solutions to the earth’s challenges.
  • Commitment to teamwork and consensus decision.
  • Comfortable to work in a voluntary organization and with a virtual team.
  • Creative, energetic and inherently motivated.
  • Available at least 4-6 hours a week or more if possible.
  • Excellent communication skills (English).
  • Likes editing photos and videos (optional but good to have)
  • Can start within a month any time.


  • Computer with reasonable broadband
  • Preferably a camera and microphone so you can fully participate in online meetings


You will be part of the R&A team, working in the Google environment. You will work closely with the team manager.

NOTE: You will need to work remotely and require access to a computer with a high-speed Internet connection. Regular Skype / Zoom meetings with the WAFA team are required.

If you want to join us to help make our dream come true, please paste your CV /resume into the message box via the volunteer page

Please mail sthi@wafaward.org if you have any questions about this volunteer role.

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