Work with us

Working for Hand in Hand means bettering people’s lives, at scale, in some of the most challenging places on Earth. Collaborating across teams, functions, borders and cultures, you’ll make a real and measurable difference, every day.

Hand in Hand is a lean, nimble organisation, excited by innovation and with the programmes to prove it. From Communications and MEL to Fundraising and Programmes, our team supports hundreds of thousands of members every year. In turn, we support our team, providing a range of enhanced employee benefits that set Hand in Hand apart, including sector-leading parental leave and pension contributions. 

If you are interested in working or volunteering for Hand in Hand but can’t see any vacancies that match your job search right now, click here to upload a recent CV and we’ll be in touch with more opportunities in the future. 

We treat all applications equally, however we actively encourage applications from people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, people who identify as LGBT+, who have a disability, as well as those from a working-class background, as these groups are currently under-represented in the charity sector. Our aim is to become a truly inclusive organisation, with a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve.



We are looking for an ambitious, confident Philanthropy and Partnerships Manager to join our award-winning fundraising team as  maternity cover.

We are a lean operation, with 90% of all funds raised being spent directly on programmes in 2023-2024. By filling this role, you will play an important part in maximising funds raised for Hand in Hand, contributing to our long-term success.

Your key focus will be identifying, creating relationships with and securing donations from corporate and family Trusts and Foundations and/or major donors. The role is highly international, working with colleagues across Afghanistan, Kenya and Tanzania, and a prospect base spread across globe.

You may be required to travel.

Hybrid. We work in our central office on Baker Street, Marylebone (London) Tuesday to Thursday, with Mondays and Fridays working from home.

10-month maternity cover contract, full time.
Flexible working options considered (including school hours and compressed hours)

Starting date:
June 2024

£45,000 – £54,000 per annum depending on candidate experience

For more information, and how to apply – please download the job description here.


Volunteer with us

If you’re looking for a change of career or a new challenge, spending a few months at Hand in Hand is a great way to find out if the International Development sector is right for you.

Hand in Hand offers a range of unpaid, voluntary placements in: HR, Finance, Events, Fundraising, Marketing and Communications, Social and Digital Media and assisting our Programmes Team with research, programme design and monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL).

By volunteering at Hand in Hand you will help us support women living in some of the world’s toughest places. In return we can offer:

  • One-on-one mentoring and support
  • Valuable experience in the charity sector
  • The chance to work with an award-winning team
  • Lunch and travel expenses
  • A reference and /or recommendation on LinkedIn

Who: We are looking for fluent English speakers who are motivated, proactive, organised and reliable, and can demonstrate excellent attention to detail. You will need to be familiar with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, with the ability to conduct online research and a willingness to learn how to use new systems.

When: Volunteers usually commit to two to three days a week, with placements lasting from one to three months. Students often volunteer with Hand in Hand during university holidays.

We aim to offer as much flexibility as possible, to enable volunteers to work part time while they are with us.

Where: Internships can be remote or in our office in Baker Street.

How to apply: Please email Rosemary Hadzianni with:

  • Some information about you (or your CV)
  • What area of our work you are interested in (e.g. supporting the project team)
  • Your availability

We’d also really appreciate it if you could fill in our Diversity Monitoring Form.