NGO Job Websites

  • AidBoard
    Job board dedicated to NGO and no-profit organisations in the International Development area.
    AlertNet’s jobs section
    Database of job openings in humanitarian field: MSF, Handicap, etc.
  • BOND’s jobs section
    Current vacancies with British-based international development NGOs.
  • CIDA website’s job section
    The CIDA – Canadian International Development Agency – portal for development jobs.
  • Devex – Development Executive’s job list
    Job list from the Development Executive Group, a “membership organization serving firms, non-profit organizations, and individual professionals”.You may become a member “by posting your profile in the largest directory of international development professionals in the world”.
  • Devjobs – international development jobs
    Hundreds of new development jobs posted each week. Email newsletter with listings, over 27 thousand subscribers.
  • DevNetJobs: International Development Jobs and Consultancies
    DevNetJobs lists jobs and consulting opportunities arising with over 4800 Recruiters worlwide.It runs a free mailing list going to over 1,20,000 job seekers every fortnight. It can be subscribed to by sending a blank email
  • ELDIS Jobs
    Eldis’s portal for jobs in the development sector. Check also their list of jobs weblinks.
  • Human Rights Job Board
    Job announcements with human rights Organisations around the world.
  • Idealist’s Job Openings homepage
    One of the most useful sites, offering to “receive personal email updates with new job openings matching your interests.”Jobs can be searched according to subject, position, country, geographical area and other criteria. Free subscription permits to receive email updates automatically which are designed to fit to the user’s predefined criteria.
  • Microfinance jobs
    List of jobs in microfinance sector. For latest job offerings, you may subscribe to the free jobs bulletin. Contains links to organisations with internship openings within microfinance. The Microfinance Gateway is a consortium of 29 international donors who support microfinance. Website is hosted by ELDIS.
  • Oneworld’s job openings homepage
    Jobs can be searched according to 11 different subjects and by country. Oneworld offers to subscribe to weekly job listings, (free of charge).
  • ReliefWeb – humanitarian vacancies
    Subscribe to the vacancies mailing list and receive automatic weekly notifications of new postings.
  • The Communication Initiative Vacancy service
    “A listing of open posts in development and communication organisations. We also provide a frequent list of the most current vacancies posted through The DB Classifieds Vacancies e-publication”, which can be subscribed for free. Development jobs are listed in 23 categories.
  • The Economist’s classifieds
    Get the job ads without buying the magazine!
  • The Idealist Guide to Non-Profit Careers
    Idealist is offering two free books with useful advice, strategies, and resources for people considering a career in the nonprofit sector. Written by the staff of and other experts, the books are available as free PDFs. One book is for transitioning professionals pursuing new career options in the nonprofit sector, the other one is for emerging professionals pursuing their first position in the nonprofit sector.
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