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Diaspora Experts (m/f/d)

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We are looking for you:

Do you have several years of work experience and expertise in a specific field? Do you currently live and work in Germany and want to put your skills to good use in your country of origin?


Your tasks will involve:

  • The term ‘diaspora experts’ is used for well-qualified and skilled people with a migration background who wish to support their country of origin by putting their expertise to good use as volunteers
  • As a diaspora expert, you will pass on your knowledge and skills through short-term assignments in development projects involving local organisations
  • his is a great way to support development in your country of origin while achieving a sense of personal fulfilment

Your profile:

  • You are currently living in Germany and have a migration background in one of the following countries:
  • Albania, Cameroon, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Peru, Senegal, Serbia, Tunisia, Ukraine or Viet Nam
  • You have completed your vocational training or degree in Germany and have several years’ experience in the field in which you would like to work during your assignment
  • You are planning to undertake a short-term assignment of between three weeks and six months in a development-related area 

What we offer:

  • Financial assistance towards your expenses during the assignment
  • Paid travel expenses
  • a basic insurance package
  • Referrals to suitable organisations that are interested in your expertise
  • Local support during your assignment from our team of coordinators

About us:

The Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM) supports short-term assignments of experts in volunteer roles. CIM is jointly run by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH and the German Federal Employment Agency. It has been providing a combination of development and labour market policy expertise since 1980.


Service Team  Diaspora Experts
++49 (0)6196 79-3366
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