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Who we are

Work with us

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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INTERNATIONAL

Health Director

JORDAN

Relief International (RI) is currently seeking a Director, Health for a subcontract under USAID’s upcoming health resilience and stabilization activity in Syria. The Director, Health will provide overall direction to health sector resilience and health system strengthening interventions. The position will have overall responsibility for strengthening institutional capacity of local health departments to oversee health service coordination, quality, budgeting, information systems, and workforce development. The duration of the project will be 5 years, and the employee is expected to be working between Amman (Jordan) and northeast Syria (the details on time spent between locations is subject to further design and discussion). The position is contingent on Relief International being awarded the subcontract under this activity.

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Relief International (RI) and its implementing partner aim to strengthen the overall health system in northwest Syria by supporting health facilities to provide lifesaving health and nutrition services to vulnerable communities. The interventions will be guided by a robust monitoring framework built on RI and its implementing partner experience operating in the Syrian context, leveraging each organization’s operational presence and networks to deliver essential services to conflict-affected communities through a coordinated and integrated approach. In addition to specialized protection services by RI that will be offered through 4 women and girls’ safe spaces (WGSS), including gender-based violence (GBV) case management, psychosocial support, life skills, and outreach activities. The Chief of Party will lead the PHAST Project Management team (PMT) for the overall management of the program in close coordination with the WOS senior management team and will closely collaborate with RI Hub Team Lead and RI’s implementing partner senior management. Supported by the Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP), the CoP position will drive the implementation of the program ensuring integration of different project’s components. COP will also directly oversee the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) functions, financial management, risk and compliance, and grants management functions of the PHAST

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HEAD OFFICE

Program Development Manager – Middle East

USA - WASHINGTON, DC UK - LONDON

The Program Development team is dedicated to building high impact programming by raising income from institutional donors (like the USAID, DfID, EC, GAC and the UN). The Programme Development team is based across our global support office in Washington and London and supports Country Offices by helping them to design high-quality programmes, and by raising funds from institutional donors needed to implement them. You will thrive in an entrepreneurial senior team dedicated to building high-impact programming

The Program Development Manager – Middle East is critical in bringing significant impact and opportunity of funding to our country programme. Reporting to the Senior Programme Development Director, your role will be supporting country teams and will be key in leading in donor liaison and engagement and capture management. A large proportion of your time will be supporting country teams in proposal development.

To be successful in this role, your approach will be entrepreneurial and will bring proven experience in building high impact programming though programme design and proposal development. Bringing a strong network of contractor, donor relationships and understanding of donor tends. Your excellent written and verbal communication skills will be critical to this role.

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INTERNATIONAL

USAID/OFDA Project Manager

SUDAN

RI is looking for an experienced Project Manager to lead the implementation of a USAID/OFDA funded integrated WASH, Health, and Nutrition project across two states in Sudan. The USAID/OFDA Project Manager will lead all project implementation, developing work plans, spend-down plans, HR and input into BVA meetings, providing technical support to quality and effective program implementation (including supervising activities, oversight of each sector, M&E, reporting), coordinate with key actors, set up and monitoring accountability mechanisms, facilitate learning within the project and build on best practices.

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INTERNATIONAL

Health Coordinator

SUDAN

The Health Coordinator’s role is to lead and provide technical support for the planning and smooth operation of Health activities throughout RI’s country programs. This includes the active involvement in continuously developing and rolling out a country Health strategy based on the specific context, assessments/needs identified, and overall country program goals. In addition, the Health Coordinator will support with the overall capacity building of local staff and stakeholders in Health.

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INTERNATIONAL

Grants and Partnership Manager

TURKEY

Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director (DCD) the Grants and Partnership Manager helps ensure compliance with donor requirements at all stages of the project life cycle and facilitates effective management of RI Turkey’s grants and partners in coordination with other departments (e.g. Programs, Technical Units, Finance, Operations). This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring timely and quality reporting to donors, facilitating grant opening and closeout processes, advising on donor rules and regulations, coordinating proposal development processes, and capacity building of staff and implementing partners.

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INTERNATIONAL

Regional Finance Manager

JORDAN

You will be the senior finance expert within the regional office, under the supervision of the Regional Director, with technical supervision from the Finance Field Director. You will provide leadership and coordination on the administrative, accounting, financial reporting and budgeting processes of RI’s Regional program offices to implement, maintain and improve financial management systems, policies and procedures.

The Regional Finance Manager will support the Field Finance Director to streamline all financial and accounting issues in the region, by guiding and coaching the Country Finance Managers, ensuring they have proper internal controls and that they follow Relief International’s financial policies and other standards, including regulatory and donor requirements recognized by the external auditors.

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INTERNSHIP AND VOLUNTEER (US/UK)

Legal Intern

USA - WASHINGTON, DC

Legal interns are crucial contributors to Relief International. This office is responsible for providing high quality, cost-efficient, legal and related services to our projects throughout the world.

The General Counsel (GC) offers challenging and diverse work assignments for legal interns. The GC handles a wide variety of legal issues including commercial co-ventures, nonprofit tax, contracts, employment and labor, corporate law, sanctions and overall risk management.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Conduct legal research and prepare legal memoranda, contracts, and other legal documents
  • Participate in meetings with international staff, legislative and regulatory meetings and other projects
  • Attend legal training offered through local opportunitie
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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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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.