Joseph is a trained secondary school teacher. He has also worked in community development for over 10 years. Currently he is working with Galway City Council.
Joseph is a passionate Malawian who likes to help the disadvantaged. In 2008, he initiated an irrigation project in his home village in Northern Malawi which aimed at providing food year round for the residents. He invested over €20,000 of his own resources with a further €5,000 from donations from friends and relatives.
Joseph is also a board member of Africa Centre and was nominated onto the Ministerial Integration Forum for the Connacht Region.