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Accounting and Financial Systems Development Mentor (Voluntary) - Eswatini

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About the assignment

We’re looking for an Accounting and Financial Systems Development Mentor who can volunteer in a hybrid role both remotely (online from home) and in-country for a total of 12 months. 

  • You’ll be working alongside staff to review currently financial processes and develop, implement and provide training to staff as required.
  • To be considered for this role you’ll need to be a qualified financial accountant with experience in QuickBooks online.  
  • As a volunteer you will be supporting the organisation to continue training in permaculture for sustainability. 

About the Partner Organisation 

Guba is a permaculture training organisation based in Malkerns, in eSwatini. Their vision is for all people in eSwatini to have secure access to nutritious food and clean water (achieved through their own activities and energy), while living in a state of ecological and economic stability. Guba supports people to affect planned change toward this vision through the provision of high quality learning opportunities, rooted in regenerative permaculture approaches to farming and human development.

In conjunction with the team the volunteer would support the establishment of an accounting system using QuickBooks online (QBO) (including budget functionality and reporting) and provide training as needed. They would also review the financial policies and procedures of the organisation to ensure they are to the highest standard. 

About the Australian Volunteers Program  

The Australian Volunteers Program is an Australian government-funded initiative. We support partner organisations across the Pacific, Asia, and Africa to achieve locally led change.  

Volunteers are supported throughout their volunteer journey, and we actively support and encourage people of all backgrounds and abilities to volunteer and aim to make the program as accessible and inclusive as possible. Find out more. 


We cover your flights, insurance, and provide a living and accommodation allowance. Learn more here.

There are two allowances for a hybrid assignment.

The allowance for the in-country phase is AUD $2100 per month, the allowance for the remote phase is AUD $79per month.


  • All applicants must be Australian citizens or holders of Permanent Residency Visa of Australia, or New Zealand residents in Australia with a Special Category Visa (SCV). 
  • A National Police Check must be completed during the application process.  
  • A Psychological Test is required for all volunteer assignments.  

Additional requirements for this assignment include a First Aid Certificate.  

A position description is attached.

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