Books2Africa is a UK registered charity (1152599) based in Canterbury, and a charity in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Founded in 2012 by four African students at the University of Kent in Canterbury, the charity has grown from a student society to an internationally recognised non-governmental organisation (NGO) that continues to impact the UK and Africa from the cathedral city of Canterbury. View paid job vacancies below (if available) or check out our volunteering page for unpaid vacancies.
If you are currently residing in the UK as a UK citizen or on a visa (such as a student or spousal visa) you can apply for the following paid roles:
Books2Africa is recruiting hourly paid Processing Officers to work 3 -4 days a week (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays), 9am – 5pm starting ASAP at our Processing Centre in Canterbury. As part of the Processing Team, you will be responsible for unboxing, checking, scanning, cataloguing, sorting donated books and educational resources. You will be using a computer and a barcode scanner to scan/enter the barcodes/ISBN numbers of books, as well as supporting the processing team.
Books2Africa is recruiting an hourly paid IT Refurbishing and Sales Officer to work 3 days a week (weekdays to be confirmed), 9am – 5pm starting ASAP at our Processing Centre in Canterbury. As part of the Processing Team, you will be responsible for refurbishing donated technology (including laptops, desktops, tablets, mobile phones, game consoles etc) to be donated to projects in Africa or listed for sale on eBay or other online marketplaces.
The ideal candidate should have experience with reinstalling operating systems (Windows and Mac), cleaning and replacing computer parts such as RAMs, Hard Drives, and experience selling used items online (via eBay, Facebook Marketplace etc).