Careers – Jobs, Fellowships and Internships

Work with us!

Want to work with VEGA? We are often seeking to hire part-time paid interns and consultants and full-time fellows and staff to work in our home office in Washington, D.C.

VEGA is led by a tightly knit team of dedicated staff who are passionate about volunteering, economic growth and collaboration.

Apply for a full-time position

Available Positions:

There are no available positions currently. 

Intern with us

Part-time interns work with the Programs, Business Development, and Communications & Advocacy teams at VEGA on integrated projects for up to 20 hours per week. Our internships are hands-on and and a great way to get involved in the D.C. international development community.

Interns receive an hourly wage and 100 percent Metro transportation reimbursement. Most internships last 4-6 months and hours are flexible. Applications are considered on a rolling basis and you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. If you are interested in working with VEGA as an intern, please send a letter of inquiry to jobs@vegaalliance.org.

Available Positions:

There are no available intern positions currently. 

Become a consultant for us

VEGA frequently hires fee-based and pro bono consultants to work with us on a part-time basis on adhoc projects. These project might include proposal development, research, or knowledge management. If you are interested in working with VEGA as a part-time consultant, please send a letter of inquiry to jobs@vegaalliance.org.

Available Positions:

Evaluation Committee Specialist

Available Position Descriptions


Evaluation Committee Specialist

Location: Flexible
Start Date:  Varies

Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) seeks qualified individuals to serve on proposal evaluation committees. Selected applicants will be placed on a roster and contacted when requests for application are submitted to VEGA. Evaluators will be offered an honorarium of $500. Each committee will be comprised of 3 evaluators, including a representative of the program funder. Please be aware that an opportunity may not arise for several months. VEGA will contact a short-list of candidates on a rolling basis to check on availability and answer questions about the process.

Requirements:

All members of the Evaluation Committee must:

  • Sign a VEGA Proposal Evaluation Committee Non-Disclosure and Non-Bias Agreement.
  • Adhere to the provided Guidelines for VEGA Proposal Evaluation Committee Members.
  • Not be affiliated (a current/past employee, consultant, or volunteer) with VEGA Alliance Members.

Qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred;
  • At least ten years of diverse experience in the fields of economic development or health required, with knowledge of technical areas and/or current trends preferred;
  • Prior work experience abroad required;
  • Fluency in English required;
  • Experience contributing to USAID proposals and/or program implementation preferred;
  • Experience participating in a proposal evaluation team preferred;
  • Familiarity with USAID preferred.

To apply, please send a resume to jobs@vegaalliance.org with Evaluation Committee Specialist in the subject field. Please no phone calls. Thank you for your time and consideration in advance.