Finance Assistant

Researcher – Applications Evaluator

  • Worldwide
  • Applications have closed

Water Air Food Awards

At Water Air Food Awards we believe that addressing the world’s most acute problems – Water, air and food security – starts with identifying exceptional pioneers in sustainable initiatives, that are innovative and proven to work. We share their stories across multiple platforms, aiming for global reach. We give them the visibility they deserve to inspire change and gather support to scale and replicate their solutions.

WAFA’s goal is to become a mainstream platform that mobilizes the global public. Together, we bring to light the good deeds in the world and spread a genuine message of hope.

We count on our volunteers to make that happen. Are you our new team member?

We are looking for a volunteer to fill the role of Researcher – Applications Evaluator, who will be carrying out project activities, working with application data, finding and reviewing applicants worldwide, etc.

You are a proactive, detail oriented, self-starter and a team player. You work well with others in furthering the applications processing and overall goals of WAFA. You report to the Research Team Leader.

Your tasks:

  • Collect and analyze data
  • Seek sustainable projects worldwide
  • Guide and help applicants during the application process
  • Evaluate and shortlist received applicants

Your education:

  • Bachelor degree or higher, preferably in scientific field in areas of environment, water, food or air

Your experience and skills

  • Experience in writing scientific reports
  • Ability to read and criticize scientific reports
  • Ability to maintain an accurate database of relevant information
  • Strong skills in working with research data
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical thinking
  • Accurate, detail-oriented and responsible
  • Ability to plan activities and meet deadlines
  • Computer knowledge: MS Office
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of any other language is an advantage

You will be working remotely and require access to a computer with fast internet connection. Regular Skype meetings with the WAFA area managers are required.

It goes without saying that you enjoy working with people and are a team player, and that you are self-driven and well-organized.

What we offer

At WAF Awards, we believe that addressing the world’s most acute problems, like ending hunger, preserving clean air and bringing water to every human being, starts with acknowledging people, who develop solutions that are proven to work. We strive to identify exceptional pioneers in sustainability initiatives and share their stories across multiple platforms, aiming for global reach.

You will work in an international team of enthusiasts from all backgrounds. You will have a flexible schedule (5-6 hours per week) and the ability to work from home on something you enjoy. Most importantly, you will have the chance to put your vision in practice and shape the future of an organization with global reach and potential by managing its communications strategy.

How to apply

You can apply with your CV and a short letter of motivation telling us why you want to join WAFA by email to

We are looking for two volunteers to fill in this role. Your work will be from home via Internet, therefore your country of location can be worldwide.

We would like our new Researcher-Applications Evaluator to start as soon as possible, therefore we are recruiting on an ongoing basis and have no deadline for applications. You can expect a response from our HR Manager, Mrs. Astghik Hovhannisyan, within a week of submission.

If you would like to know more about WAFA or have further questions, visit our website and get in touch We look forward to welcoming you on board!