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Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children? Learn about career opportunities at Save the Children.

Save the Children can offer you the chance to have a career alongside focused, inspiring people and play an important part in ensuring we keep our promises to children. Our work is both ambitious and challenging, delivering real results for vulnerable children and their families.

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with a staff of more than 14,000 people working in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Having a job with an NGO in the non profit sector isn't charity - it's investing in children's futures and empowering families to support themselves.

Our U.S.-based workforce of approximately 1000 people is split into three main areas:

1. U.S. Headquarters Positions

Headquartered in Fairfield, Connecticut with a major office in Washington D.C., our staff is a diverse group of people working in a variety of specialties including:

  • Program and policy work in the areas of U.S. programs, Child Protection and HIV/AIDs, Education and Child Development, Health and Nutrition, Hunger and Livelihoods and Humanitarian Response.
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Resource Development
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Services

2. U.S. Field-Based Positions

Save the Children runs and coordinates programs for children and families in 29 states across the country. Our field-based positions work with local and national partners to implement programs in Early Childhood and Education, Literacy, Nutrition and Exercise.

3. International Field-Based Positions

Our U.S. headquarters also recruits a limited number of qualified individuals to support field-based programs in a variety of International locations. In addition Save the Children International and 30 national Save the Children organizations around the world also recruit for positions overseas.

Ebola Crisis Postings

Save the Children is responding to the urgent need for in country Ebola support in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Save the Children US is partnering with our international colleagues to optimize our efforts. We will work together to screen and supply qualified candidates. Save the Children International will be responsible for the evaluation, training, processing and international deployment of staff.

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