mothers2mothers is an NGO that helps to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV *keeps mothers healthy, and empowers women .
mothers2mothers employs and trains mothers living with HIV to prevent new HIV infections among infants and keep their mothers alive. These “Mentor Mothers” work alongside doctors and nurses to bring critical information and support to pregnant women and new mothers with HIV. Mentor Mothers have gone through prevention of mother-to-child transmission programs themselves, are trained as peer educators and role models, and are paid members of the health care team, offering one-on-one peer education and group support sessions.
Our headquarters are located in Cape Town, South Africa with country offices in all the countries in which we operate. We also have satellite offices in London and Los Angeles for development and fundraising efforts.
Employment at mothers2mothers provides the opportunity to join a diverse and passionate team committed to maternal and child health in sub-Saharan Africa. Our staff members come from various backgrounds and cultures bringing a wealth of knowledge and skills to the organization.
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Graduate Internship Program
mothers2mothers has created a Graduate Internship Program for local graduates in the countries where m2m operates who have completed their university studies, but require work experience. Our intention is to equip graduates with the skills, knowledge and work experience to improve their chances of employment within and outside of the NGO sector.
We offer graduates experience in the fields of Program Management/Operations, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Communications, Development and Fundraising, Grant and Legal Compliance, Operational Research and Monitoring and Evaluation.
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mothers2mothers is fortunate to benefit from several fellowship programs that provide experienced professionals from partner organizations. Fellows originate from a wide variety of areas, including the corporate, financial and academic sectors. Fellows at m2m are currently placed through Princeton in Africa, Pfizer Global Health Fellows, and LGT Venture Philanthropy Fellowship Programs.
Find out more about these fellowship programs:
- Princeton in Africa
- Pfizer Global Health Fellows
- LGT Venture Philanthropy Fellowship (iCats Program)
The mothers2mothers Mentor Mother program model is delivered by women living with HIV who have gone through a PMTCT program themselves. These women are employed and paid by mothers2mothers. As such, mothers2mothers does not recruit volunteers to work in our sites.
If you are looking for volunteering opportunities in South Africa or other sub-Saharan African countries, click on any of the links below*
- International Volunteer Programs Association
- Connect 123
- Groundwork Opportunities
- Cross-Cultural Solutions
*Please note: mothers2mothers is not associated with any of these programs and is not liable for any information provided on their websites. Users are advised to research options thoroughly before signing up with a program.