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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. Got an idea? Let’s try it – no suffocating bureaucracy here. 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. 

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. 

Fundraising manager

Do you want to help millions of women in some of the world’s poorest countries succeed as entrepreneurs and work their own way out of poverty? Have you played a leading part in securing five or six -figure gifts from corporate or major donors? We’re looking for someone to join our small but well-connected, award-winning fundraising team. If you think you can adopt the approaches that grew our funds by 33 percent last year alone – and, even more importantly, teach us some new tricks while you’re at it – we’d love to hear from you.

You can download the full job description here.

Please send your CV and/or LinkedIn profile to: Ashby Jenkins

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

Please submit your application as soon as possible because we are interviewing on a rolling basis.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Hand in Hand is seeking a consultant to develop a curriculum for a major regenerative and circular agriculture project in Kenya.

Working with our Programmes teams, the successful applicant will:

• Produce an in-depth curriculum, including training modules and supporting materials, to be used by Hand in Hand trainers when training member farmers on relevant regenerative agriculture and circular economy practices.
• Validate the curriculum with Hand in Hand members and ensure Hand in Hand staff are able to deliver it.
• Produce a summary training guide for Hand in Hand staff to refer to during training.

To apply for this assignment, please send a detailed proposal to Jack Ord at jord@handinhandinternational by 21 October 2021.

Click here for details.

Volunteer internships

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 intern 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: Volunteer interns 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 Elisabeth Marriot emarriot@hihinternational.org 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.