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Hundred Research Volunteers Wanted

Project: Ghana Startup/Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Mapping

Reports to: Research Lead Assignment Period: 15th March - 23rd April 2021

Location: All 16 regional capitals of Ghana


This Research under the theme: Ghana Startup/Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Mapping is a nationwide research project forming a part of the Pathways to Sustainable Employment (PaSE) Project funded by the Mastercard Foundation under the Young African Works Initiative (#YAW) to create 3 million jobs in Ghana by 2030. The Startup Ecosystem initiative has a website ( that has been designed to enable entrepreneurs and institutions to quickly find knowledge and resources to propel their growth and success.

Job Description

- As a Research Volunteer, one is required to collect, clean and present data on the national ecosystem data platform which serves as Ghana's first national database for ecosystem interactions in Ghana.

- You are required to engage with organizations towards collecting up-to-date data to enable the continuous development of the data platform.

- You will as well serve as a lead engagement person between yourself and your pillar organizations.

Your tasks - Collect survey data from organizations in the public and private sectors of Ghana.

- Conduct desktop research to update databases.

- Engage with stakeholders and organize stakeholder meetings.

- Data cleaning, sorting and presentation.

- Review the data platform and provide recommendations for a redesign.

- Ensure the data ecosystem platform has not grammatical and typographical mistakes.

Qualifications Requirements

- Must be an SHS graduate (minimum)

- Must have a functioning laptop or desktop

- Must be capable of using Google Sheets and Google Forms

- Must be able to speak English

How to Apply

- Interested and suitable applicants can simply send a message to the chatbox on this website indicating that

  • you interested and meet the requirements

  • your full name

  • your email address and

  • your phone number

  • the city you are located in

- All qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, race and religion are encouraged to apply

NB: Only qualified applicants will be contacted

If you do not receive a response by 10 am Wednesday 24th February 2021 then please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing Date: Tuesday 23rd February 2021 at 5 pm GMT

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