Cafe Manager in Mauritania

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Cafe Manager - Mauritania

1 Year or Longer

Locations: Nouakchott, Mauritania
Application Deadline: Now accepting applications
Orientation: Virtual and/or in-person
Departure Date: Varies
Return Date: Varies depending on length of stay


Bring your skills in cafe management and food services to Nouakchott, Mauritania!

IDEAS partners with an English Language Resource Center that includes a library, bookstore, and and a unique English language conversation café. Influence transformational development through providing access to English language, literacy, economic, industrial and social development for the long-term benefit of the people of Mauritania.

The applicant for this position should enjoy engaging clients and conversing in English, giving students the ability to use their English. The applicant should also enjoy being with people, have a flexible attitude, and be ready to learn from others.

Could this be you? If so, learn more about our Cafe Manager in Mauritania opening today!

  • Previous experience managing and working a coffee shop.
  • Minimal knowledge of French or Arabic is also helpful, but not required.
  • Candidate should be willing to live in a 3rd world environment where the “comforts of home” are not always available.

$1370 per month

  • This position is a volunteer position only. Monthly costs will need to be raised by the applicant
  • The listed cost includes housing, food, in-country transportation and program expenses
  • Additional one-time costs include airfare, international insurance and visa expenses
  • Customized budgets will be created for those staying longer than three months
  • Fundraising coaching and training is available

Photograph by Anthony DezenzioExplore the beautiful coastline and vast desert of Mauritania while instructing students and adults in English!

This program is designed for those who are ready to put their skills and passions to work in a developing nation. Join a thriving cafe community that provides services and resources to those in the capital city of Nouakchott. Experience new sights, sounds and tastes and dive into an exciting and diverse culture.

If you are ready for your next challenge, sign up for the Cafe Manager in Mauritania today!