EVENTS Greater Accra

Volunteers Needed For Accra FoodHack Event

Rising Social enterprise esSENSE 13 is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to assist them with organizing the Accra FoodHack event.

esSENSE 13 4Accra FoodHack is a weekend event that will bring together ‘foodies’ and ‘techies’ to explore the intersection of food and technology and how both groups can collaborate to address issues in the African food ecosystem. The event, the first of its kind in Africa, will provide a forum for interested stakeholders to brainstorm and develop practical solutions to challenges in starting a food or beverage business, the food supply chain system, food packaging and customer experiences with food businesses.

Volunteer Team Leads will be needed in the following areas, to bring this one-of-a-kind event to Accra:

  1. Marketing
  2. Logistics
  3. Finance

All volunteers will receive the following benefits:

Gain event management experience

Involvement with a social enterprise start-up

Career mentoring (if interested)

Post-event Volunteer Appreciation Dinner in Accra

Transportation, phone credit (data/calls) will be reimbursed as used

esSENSE 13 3   Volunteers will be expected to be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Google  Docs, be able to work with remote directions and be able to commit during the August – November 2015time frame for about 2-3 hours per week; and for the November 2015 – January 2016 time frame for about 4-5 hours per week. Finally, all volunteers will need to be physically present inAccra from January 6 – 10, 2016


Interested volunteers should please contact Yorm Ackuaku on:   Please include area of interest (Marketing, or Logistics), why you want to volunteer, number of hours available per week by July 15, 2015.

esSENSE 13Source:Ghana Volunteer Program (on behalf of esSENSE 13)

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