Lilongwe Wildlife Trust is recruiting! Please also see below for current job positions and those that will become vacant in the future, including the dates that job applications will be accepted again. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of prospective applications received, we may not be able to respond to every email and whilst we will keep your details on file you will still need to actively re-apply during the application period.

In the meantime you can find out more about our volunteer programme here.

This is not a role with Lilongwe Wildlife Trust. This role is posted on behalf of our partners Kuti Wildlife Reserve.

The primary focus of the Hospitality & Marketing Manager is to be the face of Kuti and to ensure a high standard of service delivery to Kuti Wildlife Reserve guests. Key areas of work include hosting of guest, managing the hospitality staff (restaurant, bar, housekeeping) organising events, and promoting Kuti to ensure a constant stream of revenue.


We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed research and M&E assistant to support to the Director of Programmes and the Programmes Manager in the design, planning, monitoring, and evaluation of Lilongwe Wildlife Trust’s programmes. 


We are seeking a dynamic and self-motivated Field Research Assistant who conduct the wildlife fieldwork based out of our research camp at Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve (VMWR) in northern Malawi, reporting to the Research Manager. They will coordinate all research activities, supervise the volunteer programme, and manage the research camp.


The Lilongwe Wildlife Trust is looking to hire an Enrichment Coordinator. This role is responsible for ensuring that all of the animals at the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre are provided with mentally and physically stimulating environments through the provision of enrichment items. The Enrichment Coordinator will be required to facilitate the daily construction and delivery of these items to a range of species with a strong focus on primates.

The successful applicant will work closely with international volunteers and the local animal care team to successfully achieve these objectives. It is a full time role based at the Lilongwe Wildlife Centre in Lilongwe with an anticipated start date of October 1st 2019. Preference given to university graduates.

For more information about the position, please download the full job description below.

To apply send a CV and cover letter to Nebart Mtika, Lilongwe Wildlife Centre, Kenyatta Drive, Lilongwe or email them to


The Orphan Care Assistant is responsible for running the orphan care unit on a daily basis according to set standards and existing protocols. This involves following and executing check lists to make sure all duties are completed every day, keeping the orphan care unit clean and organised at all times, and providing support with feeding animals and other husbandry related activities. It is the Orphan Care Assistant’s responsibility to train volunteers in Orphan Care and make sure they adhere to the existing protocols and procedures.