Care groups, like the one pictured here in Batil refugee camp, South Sudan, meet every two weeks for about an hour. Mama Judith, senior BCC officer, says a few words to the group at the close of their session. Elie Gardner/RI
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 17 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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Syria

Heal a Child, Transform a Life

Five-year-old Miriam was picking up breakfast when she was struck by a stray bullet, fracturing her spine. Today, she is recovering from her injuries and continues to visit a healthcare center operated by Relief International for weekly physical therapy sessions.

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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 2004 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

Five year old Miriam outside a camp for internally displaced people in Syria which is currently her home. RI

Syria

Heal a Child, Transform a Life

A child enjoying art therapy at one of our centers in Istanbul. Rachel Elkind/RI

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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A child enjoying art therapy at one of our centers in Istanbul. Rachel Elkind/RI
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Meet 5 Women Breaking Down Barriers

Five year old Miriam outside a camp for internally displaced people in Syria which is currently her home. RI

Heal a Child, Transform a Life

A child enjoying art therapy at one of our centers in Istanbul. Rachel Elkind/RI

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

International Recruitment Associate

UK - LONDON UK

The International Recruitment Associate working as part of a wider HR team to support the recruitment processes, and HR file management of our global vacancies, based in the US, Europe and globally.

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HEAD OFFICE

Global Protection Lead

USA UK FRANCE

The post holder will provide standards leadership and support in protection areas including: protection mainstreaming, standalone protection and integrated protection. The position will support protection needs throughout the project lifecycle (design, proposal development, implementation, and MEL). The post holder will coordinate with RI’s safeguarding position.

POSTED

HEAD OFFICE

Global Humanitarian Director

USA - WASHINGTON, DC UK - LONDON UK

The Global Humanitarian Director (GHD) plays a lead role in helping Relief International respond effectively to humanitarian emergencies in fragile settings, incorporating learnings from within and outside of Relief International.

POSTED

As part of overall Global Finance team, your role is to support country-office operations, by providing this technical assistance to field programs in relation to financial processes & procedures. You will need to regularly visit field offices in various countries on a temporary basis. Bringing together key finance business processes at country level are established to support the global finance systems.

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Reporting to the Head of MRCA/RI France and close working with Finance and HR teams based in the US Global Support Office and UK Global Support Office. The Finance & Administration Officer will be accountable for the sound accounting management of MRCA/RI France Offices (Lyon and Paris); HR administration and record-keeping; facilities/premises management; and health and safety compliance.

POSTED

HEAD OFFICE

Director of Global Talent Acquisition

USA - WASHINGTON, DC UK - LONDON USA UK

The Director of Global Talent Acquisition is a critical business partner for the RI leadership team and key business stakeholders.

POSTED

The Director of Global Supply Chain & Operations is responsible for the high quality, efficient, and compliant execution of Relief International offices and field operations. This encompasses operations at the global, regional and country offices, including supply chain, logistics, travel, insurances, facilities, administration, etc. and incorporates ensuring that the staff at all levels are trained and managed to perform their responsibilities at a high level.

POSTED

HEAD OFFICE

Director of Awards Management

USA - WASHINGTON, DC UK - LONDON USA UK

The Director of Awards Management is a newly created role designed to provide field offices with grants expertise and services while ensuring end-to-end compliance for all donor and internal RI requirements. This role will also manage an Associate Director of Awards Management and three Regional Awards Managers.

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RI staff Daham at Relief International's center in Village 5 of Azraq camp in Jordan. Elie Gardner/RI

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.

Hiring Fraud Alert

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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 to 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
Job Applicant Privacy Statement

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.