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Teams walk through Bangladesh's crowded Kutupalong refugee camp to to reach remote areas of the camp. Rachel Elkind/RI

Teams walk through Bangladesh's crowded Kutupalong refugee camp to reach remote areas cut off from most services.

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Why work with us?

In an ever-changing world, Relief International’s work as a humanitarian and development organization is more important than ever. The fragile settings where we operate are marked by recurrent man-made or natural crises that impede human development. It’s not our style to parachute in, distribute supplies, and depart for the next crisis. The fragile communities where we work require our long-term commitment.

Relief International has worked continuously for a decade or more in 11 of the 16 fragile settings where we operate. Our long-standing history in these countries is part of why we are well-respected and trusted by members of the local population, peer organizations, and governments. That’s why we’re not looking for just employees. We’re looking for partners.

Relief International offers opportunities for professionals at all levels of their careers. Whether you work in the field, finance, operations, human resources, program management, communications, or another area, you’ll be a significant part of carrying these relationships forward so that we can continue to deliver relief and development where it’s needed most.

Career Opportunities

Giselle Hamzo and Georges Kassouf, both Cash for Education Field Assistants, photographed at Relief International's Bekaa office in Lebanon. Elie Gardner/RI
Head Offices

Relief International operates out of four locations, known as our Global Support Offices, based in: Washington D.C., Los Angeles, Paris, and London.

RI staff travel from their base in Bunj to Jamam in South Sudan, taking two cars in case one gets stuck during the many water crossings. Elie Gardner/RI
International Opportunities

Together, our staff and local community leaders, deliver both the immediate and long-term relief communities need to thrive.

Bangladesh. Rachel Elkind/RI
Internships & Volunteering

We offer enriching learning opportunities for people at all levels of their careers.

Stories from the field

Learn what it's really like to work with Relief International from our team of dedicated volunteers and staff.

Somalia

Meet 5 Women Breaking Down Barriers

At Relief International, women are at the forefront of the organization, serving in a number of senior leadership positions as Country Directors, Program Officers, Project Managers, as well as Relief International’s President and CEO. Meet some of the Relief International women working day in and day out to ensure the people we serve in fragile settings receive the support they need.

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Lebanon

My Job as a Relief International Volunteer

The hillsides of Arsal still bear physical reminders of the intense fighting that spilled across the Lebanese border with Syria. Marked with scorch marks and half-destroyed buildings, the town has seen better days. For Arsal’s local residents and its Syrian refugee population, both communities carry hidden scars.

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Turkey

The Invisible Injuries of War

The damage to mental health for many Syrian children and adults is both chronic and severe. Relief International works across Turkey to improve the mental health of traumatized Syrian refugees.

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Sudan

Day in the Life of a Relief International Country Director

Dr. Wali joined Relief International in 2006 as a Health Coordinator at the height of the Darfur crisis. Over the past 15 years, he has served in progressively senior roles and now oversees the program as Sudan Country Director.

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Somalia

Meet 5 Women Breaking Down Barriers

Iman walks through the informal tent settlement where she lives in Arsal, Lebanon. Elie Gardner/RI

Lebanon

My Job as a Relief International Volunteer

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Turkey

The Invisible Injuries of War

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Sudan

Day in the Life of a Relief International Country Director

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Meet 5 Women Breaking Down Barriers

Iman walks through the informal tent settlement where she lives in Arsal, Lebanon. Elie Gardner/RI

My Job as a Relief International Volunteer

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The Invisible Injuries of War

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Day in the Life of a Relief International Country Director

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Join our Surge Roster

Consider applying to our Surge Roster, which calls upon pre-screened talent for short-term assignments to oversee emergency response efforts.

Careers

Benefits of joining our team

Learn more about the benefits that come with a career at Relief International.

Benefits

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Relief International offers a comprehensive benefit package that is among the best offered by nonprofits today. It includes a comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, generous time-off, and skills-based training to develop your professional development.

Benefits may vary based on contract of employment.

Nurse Abiti Johnstone at work in the pediatric ward of Gentil Hospital, South Sudan. Elie Gardner/RI

With Relief International, we offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans for eligible employees and their dependents.

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Generous life and disability insurance plans to add an extra layer of protection for when these unexpected events occur.

RI staff in Zamzam, Sudan. Elie Gardner/RI

Vacation, sick, home, and parental leave options available to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Relief International's Cash for Education Field Assistant Layal Al Sayed leads a homework support group once a week for two hours in an informal settlement of Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Elie Gardner/RI

Retirement plan options, including employer contributions.

sudan-gardner-benefits-6-070819Khulud Abosin (left), HR assistant, and Noor Sultan, finance manager, work for Relief International, based in their Khartoum, Sudan office. Elie Gardner/RI

Comprehensive program that offers staff opportunities to develop the required skills needed to advance in their careers.

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Relief International offers a comprehensive benefit package that is among the best offered by nonprofits today. It includes a comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, generous time-off, and skills-based training to develop your professional development.

Benefits may vary based on contract of employment.

Nurse Abiti Johnstone at work in the pediatric ward of Gentil Hospital, South Sudan. Elie Gardner/RI

With Relief International, we offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans for eligible employees and their dependents.

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Generous life and disability insurance plans to add an extra layer of protection for when these unexpected events occur.

RI staff in Zamzam, Sudan. Elie Gardner/RI

Vacation, sick, home, and parental leave options available to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Relief International's Cash for Education Field Assistant Layal Al Sayed leads a homework support group once a week for two hours in an informal settlement of Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Elie Gardner/RI

Retirement plan options, including employer contributions.

sudan-gardner-benefits-6-070819Khulud Abosin (left), HR assistant, and Noor Sultan, finance manager, work for Relief International, based in their Khartoum, Sudan office. Elie Gardner/RI

Comprehensive program that offers staff opportunities to develop the required skills needed to advance in their careers.

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HEAD OFFICE

Global Safety and Security Director

USA - WASHINGTON, DC UK - LONDON

The Global Safety and Security Director will work closely with regional and country leadership teams by providing guidance to strengthen RI’s approach to security and access management, enabling our ability to operate in fragile settings.

 

As Global Safety and Security Director you will build a network of strong security and access professionals. Lead on building capacity of senior managers and teams at all levels of the organization to prioritize security and access management solutions in our work.

 

As a member of the RI’s global leadership team, you will provide insight and guidance on global-level strategy, approach, systems effectiveness and improvements to help strengthen RI’s approach to security and access management.

Provide security risk updates to the SVP International Programs and CEO on all aspects of security and access management, and present updates to relevant Board committees.

Provide security analysis, planning, capacity building and main-streaming gender in risk management and crisis management.

 

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HEAD OFFICE

ERP (Netsuite) Analyst

USA - WASHINGTON, DC UK - LONDON

The ERP (NetSuite) Analyst provides data management and end-user support for an organization-wide ERP system and related programs. Supporting staff, end-users, and the Financial Systems Director on data imports, user assistance, training, and software/configuration changes.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

 

  • Manage all field requests for support from end users and resolve or escalate appropriately and timely.
  • Work with staff of organizational units to analyze current operational procedures, identify problems, and understand specific requirements such as forms of data input, how data will be summarized and used, formats for reports, etc.
  • Work with technical resources to develop, test, and document software in order to implement and maintain an operational system.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with functional users and IT/Finance staff to find solutions to problems identified in testing, ensure that requirements documentation is easily understood, and that proper testing of all systems functionality is completed.
  • Prepare workflow charts and diagrams to specify in detail business process supported by enterprise systems.
  • Ensure pertinent system, user guide, and training documentation are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Performs other information technology and business analysis duties as required to support assigned enterprise systems.
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HEAD OFFICE

Global Safeguarding Manager

UK - LONDON

The Global Safeguarding Manager will oversee all areas of safeguarding on behalf of the RI Alliance, including ensuring that we uphold our responsibilities to the children and vulnerable adults participating in our programmes as well as to RI’s own staff and associates around the world.

 

A critical part of this role will be to strengthen and deliver RI’s safeguarding program across the organisation to ensure that safeguarding is an integral part of everything that RI does.

 

You will also manage and coordinate investigations into safeguarding violations and strengthen the capacity of our country programme staff and key focal points across the organisation to raise awareness and champion best practice.

 

Your strong interpersonal, communication, and training skills will be essential in your approach to influencing and building the capacity of a range of internal stakeholders and partners across locations and cultures, together with proven experience and skills to deal appropriately with sensitive issues as they arise.

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INTERNATIONAL

WASH Technical Manager

SOUTH SUDAN

The WASH Technical Manager will manage the overall Country WASH program implementation funded by multiple donors in South Sudan.  S/he will initiate and contribute to the development of RI’s WASH program, which is a constitutive part of the country strategy, and subsequently manage its implementation. The position is based in Juba – South Sudan with regular travel to RI-WASH program sites and other program sites where it needed. Candidate must be able to work in an austere environment and have the capacity and experience to effectively build and develop the project team.

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INTERNATIONAL

Access and Safety Manager

SOUTH SUDAN

The Access and Safety Manager (ASM) reports to the Country Director through the Deputy Country Director (Operations), with technical reporting to, and liaison with, the Regional Safety & Security Manager. He will take on a rigorous leadership role in country, being responsible for planning, coordinating, overseeing and advising on safety and security management. In addition, he will be responsible for ensuring that the Security Risk Assessment and the Country Security Plan updated, and that reports are compiled accurately and submitted to the Country Director timely, while representing the organization in various security coordination fora. The position is based in Juba, South Sudan but demands substantial travel within South Sudan, with more time being spent in Maban.

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The purpose of the SQUEAC assessment is to assess the coverage of the nutrition program, investigate indicators related to coverage and program quality. The survey is expected to identify key factors affecting the uptake of Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) services in target areas of coverage based on which specific recommendations are made.

Objectives of the coverage survey

The main objective of this assignment is to evaluate access and coverage of the Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) program using SQUEAC methodology in Abu Jabra Locality and Abusinidira in El‐Ferdous locality in East Darfur State.

 Specific objectives

  • To develop the skills of key nutrition staff in conducting access and coverage survey using Semi Qualitative Evaluation of Access and Coverage (SQUEAC) methodology.
  • Conduct a review of recommendations from previous coverage assessments conducted to examine the extent of implementation.
  • Utilizing available routine program data, and other anecdotal data, identify areas of probable low and high coverage and reasons for coverage failure.
  • Confirm the location of areas of high and low coverage and the factors affecting coverage failure identified.
  • Map out program single Coverage estimate for the targeted areas.
  • To conduct a community assessment to understand dynamics and its impact on the access to care and the coverage of OTP services in the targeted areas.
  • In collaboration with the RI Sudan team, develop specific recommendations to improve acceptance and coverage of the Nutrition program.
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RI has a solid WoS program with over 380 direct staff and approximately 1500 indirect staff working across three main thematic sectors of intervention in Health, Protection and WASH.

The Advocacy and Communications Manager WoS supports the Country Director and the Senior Management Team to design and implement RI’s Advocacy and Comms Strategy for WoS, which aligns with the needs of Syrian population and RI’s Country Program Strategy and Core Competencies.

The Advocacy and Communications Manager represents RI at the INGO Advocacy Working Group and at any other forms and working groups as deemed necessary. She/he will work closely with WoS Program Advisers, Hub Team Leaders and the MEAL unit to gather, analyze and develop entry points and evidence-based advocacy products, reflecting on needs of conflict affected population and in accordance with IHL and IHRL.

 

The Advocacy and Communications Manager will also coordinate with the Communications team at Headquarter level for any global Comms initiative and media requests to build momentum and interest on the needs of Syrian affected population. She/he will oversee developing communications and visibility materials of programme activities.

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The Regional HR Manager (RHRM) provides professional guidance and support to Relief International’s country operations within the Middle East Region.

The RHRM provides high quality HR support and oversight to RI in the Middle East. Ensuring that RI’s human resource management strategy and functions are carried out effectively across the region, including, labour law compliance; compensation design, analysis and implementation, employee relations, learning and development; performance management and recruitment.

 

The RHRM directly oversees the Senior Regional HR Officer and technically supervises the Country HR Managers in the Middle East (Yemen, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey). The position has a direct reporting line to ME Regional Director and a Technical reporting line to the VP of Human Resources.

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Don't see a vacancy that fits your skill set?

Have compassion, drive and a “never give up” attitude but don’t see a vacancy that fits your skill set? Submit a general application and we’ll let you know when a role opens up that matches your experience.

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Please note that certain parties use the name of international NGOs, including Relief International, to advertise fake jobs and collect money from applicants. Relief International will never ask for payment from applicants. If you are asked for payment at any time during the recruitment process you are dealing with a fake recruiter.

If you suspect that you are the subject of such activities, we encourage you to file a report with the relevant authorities in your country. You may also notify Relief International’s Human Resources department.

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Rahil Smaha, Meal Officer, photographed at Relief International's Bekaa office in Lebanon. Elie Gardner/RI
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Informal settlements where Syrian refugees live in Arsal, Lebanon. Relief International is working with these communities, providing psychosocial support through awareness sessions and one-on-one meetings with their social workers. Elie Gardner/RI
Statement on Safeguarding

Relief International conducts comprehensive checks to ensure that future employees have no history in violating safeguarding policies. We remain committed to protecting the safety, security and dignity of each and every beneficiary, employee, volunteer, partner or other individual associated with our organization.