Become a volunteer expert

Are you an expert in an aviation operational safety subject? Do you have skills in the area of marketing, business development or Public Relations? Join our growing group of volunteer experts!

Friends of Aviassist is ready to give you a unique experience to work among professionals in one of the last frontier areas in the world- as a colleague with the similar daily responsibilities as your African counterpart.

The AviAssist Foundation recruits volunteer professional expert trainers. By making your time available as a volunteer, you enable AviAssist to support both your professional development and that of your African colleagues and help us raise funds. On each journey, professionals work on real life issues in our industry, while experiencing perhaps the most profound learning experience of their lives.
Friends of AviAssist supports the AviAssist Foundation in finding the experts they need. Together we are ready to give you a unique experience to work among professionals in a rising continent.
Join us on a PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT JOURNEY as a volunteer trainer or expert & develop your LEADERSHIP RESILIENCE and CULTURAL DEXTERITY for our global industry.

For experts that go out to Africa on a safety promotion deployment, we will take care of your transport and accommodation for a one week deployment and give you an unforgettable experience. Interested?

Contact us at for more information or questions.

Marketing & event management volunteer vacancy
Publication date 2-01-18:

We’re looking for an organised, hard working and enthusiastic individual to assist the Friends of AviAssist in planning and delivering future events.

What skills and attributes do I need to have?

  • We are looking for someone who is organised, and will be able to work on different projects while managing their time efficiently.
  • It will really help if you are good under pressure, and are a strong practical thinker with creative ideas.
  • Strong written communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships
  • Social media experience or the willingness to teach yourself those skills
  • Previous experience of working on events would be ideal but is not essential

How much time do I need to commit?
Ideally we’d like someone who can support us for up to 1 day a week, however, this is flexible and we can discuss your preferences. There will be opportunities to take on additional responsibility in the week leading up to both event and we’d also really appreciate your support during the actual events. We can provide a certificate of service at the end of your term as a reference for future positions outside Friends of AviAssist that you may want to explore.

Contact us at for more information or questions.

We are also looking for experts to support us as we support the AviAssist Foundation with realising its big vision of the first AviAssist Safety Promotion Centre in Rwanda in 2018. Click here for a brochure with the first sketches of the ASPC-Rwanda.