Careers stories

Discover our latest careers stories - from interviews with staff at all levels of the organisation, to advice and top-tips for your application journey and deep dives on all things DEI, we hope these blogs help you understand even more about what a career at One Acre Fund looks like. 

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My Journey into One Acre Fund: Peter Cunningham

Peter tells us about his journey into One Acre Fund — from learning about us in college to leaving his job at a mutual fund company to fulfill his dream of working somewhere where “I could create honest impact.”


In My Own Words: Marika West

We caught up with Marika West, the Chief of Staff on the Tech team, for her take on her team’s experience being at the hub of our COVID-19 response, what it’s been like working from home this past year, and her favourite part about working for One Acre Fund.


Changing Careers During a Pandemic

Jacqueline, one of our recent additions to our recruitment team, shares her experience swapping careers and adjusting to working from home during a pandemic.


Culture Code - Grow through Feedback

We asked six staffers to share the most useful feedback they’ve received over the years and to tell us about how they applied it to their work.


How our Work Culture has Evolved During COVID-19

Raïssa Muhaturukundo, the Internal Communications Lead at One Acre Fund Rwanda, talks about how the coronavirus pandemic has influenced our work culture and how we have adapted to the new normal.


In My Own Words: David Buruchara

David, a Global Sourcing Logistics Associate, talks about his team’s role in our ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what it means to deliver impact to more than one million farmers.


In My Own Words: Nephat Maritim

Nephat Maritim, a Government Relations Senior Analyst, talks about how we're collaborating with the Government to serve farmers during the coronavirus crisis, his career, and where he draws inspiration for his work.


In My Own Words: Elvis Munane

Elvis, a member of our Global Recruitment team, discusses his role and gives his insider perspective about the hiring process at One Acre Fund.


In My Own Words: Doreen Ndishabandi

Doreen, a 2018 Skoll Foundation Emerging Leaders Fellow and Chief of Staff at One Acre Fund Rwanda, talks about the organization’s ongoing work around diversity, equity, and inclusion.


In My Own Words: Claire Brosnihan

Over the past five years, our program in Rwanda has expanded rapidly to serve nearly 400,000 farmers. Claire, our Director, Global Field Operations, recounts her favourite moments and lessons learnt over this period.


Diversifying Our Team As We Grow

One Acre Fund’s Executive Director talks about the organization’s efforts to build a more diverse and inclusive team.


How We Hire at One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund Executive Director Andrew Youn shares our approach to hiring — and what we plan to improve.