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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.

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About Relief International

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About Relief International

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

Project Manager

SUDAN

The projects will be implemented in North Darfur and Blue Nile states. The position role involves overseeing and supporting the Health (PHC), Nutrition (CMAM) and WASH project(s) with the help of sector Technical Coordinators. Key aspects of the role include project management, partnership management, planning, M&E and representation and liaison at the local level.

This position is based full-time in Blue Nile with extensive field travel to all locations. The post holder will be working closely with the technical coordinators, technical managers for Health, Nutrition and WASH to ensure smooth implementation of projects and budget management responsibility. The post holder will inform the DCD Program and Area Managers of any potential internal and external risks that may compromise the quality of programmes and help mitigate them.

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As part of the Regional Programs Team within the Regional Support Office (RSO) for RI’s Africa & Asia Region, the Regional Program Manager (RPM) will support Program and Portfolio Management across the Africa and Asia region and be responsible for program and grants management backstopping for the Asia and Africa portfolio. The RPM works with the Regional Program Director to provide ongoing support to country program teams and ensures close coordination with the Global Award Management Unit (AMU), the Global Program Development (PD) Team, the global Technical Assistance Department (TAD), and other departments at the Global Support Office (GSO). The RPM will also liaise with donors, working with country, regional and global team members to ensure that RI is accurately and promptly complying with donor requests related to program and grants management.

This position will undertake key tasks and deliverables for the Asia & Africa program portfolio, currently consisting of humanitarian and development programs across the nine countries as assigned to by the Regional Program Director Africa/Asia. Periodic field travel will be expected, to provide direct support, gap filling, monitoring and serve as surge support in response to humanitarian crises.

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As part of the Regional Programs Team within the Regional Support Office (RSO) for RI’s Africa & Asia Region, the Regional Program Assistant (RPA) will serve as a critical support function for the Africa/Asia Regional Program Team. Under the supervision of the Regional Program Manager (RPM), the Regional Program Assistant (RPA) will contribute to a wide variety of program and grants management support tasks for the Africa/Asia country programs and provide key administrative support to the Regional Programs Team.

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  1. Perform statutory audits as required by Kenyan law and in accordance with the International Standard on Auditing (lSA) .
  2. Plan and organize the audit on the basis of risk assessment to provide satisfactory assurance that the financial statements are free of misstatement due to fraud and errors.
  3. Ascertain that multi donor funds received by the organization have been applied for the intended purpose and have been accounted for in accordance with funding agreement.
  4. Verify that funds received by RI, have been acknowledged and reflected in the financial reports/statements submitted to the users/donors.
  5. Review and report on effectiveness of the organizations internal control systems in accordance with the International Auditing standards.
  6. Review and report on the effectiveness of the finance system, human resource management, procurement system as well as the funding structure.
  7. Check on compliance of legal and regulatory requirements to various government bodies.
  8. Review the filing of returns with the Kenya Revenue Authority for the years 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 by RI Kenya and advice if these have been done in compliance with the KRA requirement for the said period
POSTED

The deadline for submission is Monday, August 23, 2021, 5.00 PM (EST)

Relief International (RI) invites Service Providers to submit proposals, price quotations, and technical specifications for the development, delivery, and ongoing maintenance and support on an enterprise-level Learning and Content Management System that can be utilized by RI staff at a global, regional, and country level for the tracking, storing, and reporting of Staff Learning and Development data, with the possible addition of a Performance Management component.

During this RFP process, we understand that technical details may be subject to change upon vendor recommendations and/or research into more optimal solutions. In your proposal, you are encouraged to suggest alternatives to our minimum technical requirements, where noted.

We are looking to work together with a vendor to define an optimal solution for RI’s Learning and Development needs.  RI conducts an average of 100 active projects at any given time. RI’s key sectors are Health, WASH, Education, and Economic Livelihood, with Health programming currently making up the majority of our beneficiaries. Other non-primary sectors can include capacity building, and protection and empowerment of marginalized communities.

For more information on how to apply, click here.

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INTERNATIONAL

Safeguarding Specialist

SOUTH SUDAN

As a member of the Senior Manager Team and under the supervision of County Director, the Safeguarding Specialist is responsible for leading the integration of Relief International safeguarding strategy into the country program.  The Safeguarding Specialist will have direct liaison and support from the Global Safeguarding Manager based in the GSO team. The Safeguarding Specialist will play a key role in protecting RI staffs, adults in vulnerable situations and children from sexual exploitation, harassment, harm and abuse. They will be instrumental in  embedding an organizational culture that is committed to protecting clients from harm.

The Safeguarding Specialist will also complete an annual risk assessment and safeguarding self-audits which maps the internal and external safeguarding risks present in their country, as well as details on legislation, support services etc.

POSTED

The MEAL Manager will bring significant experience and fresh ideas to lead on MEAL system implementation, review and evaluations, MEAL budgeting, recruitment, as well as support to proposal writing and log frame development. The post holder will ensure that all Relief International and Partner projects are supported to ensure quality, effectiveness and appropriateness of their programs. It will be important for the post-holder to capture lessons learned and communicate this information in various capacities to improve on-going and future programming. S/he will guide Relief International and Partner teams to maintain an effective monitoring system across all sectors, including the use of beneficiary feedback data, to assure the quality of interventions. The MEAL Manager will lead on building capacity of staff and partners on MEAL but particularly on accountability and participation, with a specific focus on children.

Ultimately, s/he will ensure that the program has evidence-based knowledge to inform the direction of the program from assessments and regular program monitoring documents. Special attention should be paid to the positive and negative impact that interventions have in communities, marginalized and disabled persons. This analysis will need to be made available to all Relief International staff and external stakeholders where appropriate.

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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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Relief International makes every effort to protect the privacy of online applicants.

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.