Next Deadline: July 30th 2018

Sierra Leone Foundation for New Democracy (SLFND) is currently accepting applications for our 2017/2018 Community Based Internship program in our newly secured office in the City of Bo, and project sites across Sierra Leone.

Semesters                                                                                    Application deadline                                   

Fall Semester: (Sept - Dec or shorter period)                              July 30th

Spring/Winter Semester: (Jan - May or shorter period)                                   October 30th

Summer Semester: (June - Sept or shorter period)                                           April 30th


As an Intern, you will see yourself as part of a team, gaining international working experience, learning new cultures, working to build Sierra Leone’s first village early childhood centers and programs on a 20-acre permaculture sustainable farm in rural Sierra Leone. Interns will work with the environment, and supporting architectural building designs for a better sustainable community outcomes.  Expanding your experience with office related assignments, etc. Be a part of a community living, and extend your worldview of life. 

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Kim Kokett at with the subject line "Internship". For academic credits, please send in your application by the due date. If you have questions, please contact Kim Kokett at

Name *
Street Address
Street Address
Is this Intenship for academic credit? *
Arrival Date (Start 5/28/17)
Arrival Date (Start 5/28/17)
Departure Date (6/10/17)
Departure Date (6/10/17)
Dietary Preference:
Do you have medical insurance?
Do you have travel insurance?