Save the Children

About Save the Children

No matter your role when you join Save the Children, each and every day you will challenge yourself to devote your skills, talent and expertise to changing the world for kids. It’s an ambitious goal, and a meaningful one no matter how you see yourself professionally: an accountant, a writer, a data analyst, a teacher, a driver, a designer, or any one of the hundreds of dozens of roles we’re looking to fill every day.

You see, Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.

1300 employees in 100+ countries, united by one mission. Each and every day, we move the world a step closer to a reality where every child grows up healthy, educated and safe. When you work at Save the Children, you join a group of changemakers who are passionate about igniting innovations and realizing our vision.

Why Work at Save the Children?
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Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need. We are an impartial and non-partisan organization on the cutting edge, amplifying children’s voices and inspiring breakthroughs focused on achieving immediate and lasting change in children’s lives.

With Save the Children, growing your career is so much more than working for just any nonprofit organization. Our work means investing in children's futures and empowering families to support themselves, with an organization that invests in YOU, too.

Mission and Values
We’re changing the way the world treats children, and we’re using accountability, collaboration, creativity and integrity to do it. Our staff, volunteers and partners don’t just abide by these standards – they live them. Because our mission is not just what we do – it’s who we are. See what drives us.

Challenge Yourself to Change the World For Kids

Our Culture

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
If we don’t model diversity, equity and inclusion here, we won’t achieve it anywhere – so while we’re making real, lasting change for children, we’re also listening, learning and shaping a culture of belonging. This is a courageous space where you’re empowered to share your voice, because innovation doesn’t just celebrate difference – it thrives on it. Explore our culture.

Employee Affinity Groups
We work with communities that are diverse in culture, perspective and ideas – and we’re committed to building a staff that reflects them. Employee Affinity Groups (EAGs) give our staff and allies opportunities to make deeper connections based on shared characteristics, interests, life experiences and demographic factors, like gender identity, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity. Dive deeper.

Learning & Development
We provide resources to help you learn new skills, develop your talents, drive results and, while you’re at it, do more for children. You’ll have constant opportunities to evolve – from stretch assignments and leadership programs to online courses, program visits and so much more. You’ll work to invest in children's futures with an organization that invests in YOU, too. Start here.

Employee Experience
A job at Save the Children calls for a dig deep, give-it-all-you’ve-got dedication to solving some pretty daunting global challenges. Here, you’ll discover a sense of purpose and community, where you’re valued, supported and inspired by your career. As you grow, we grow – and kids around the world get the chance to grow up healthy, educated and safe. Learn more.

Compensation & Benefits
We’re proud to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to our incredible employees, one that puts your well-being first. We value full transparency, fairness and equity – and we’re committed to closing gender and race pay gaps if they should occur. With a career at Save the Children, you’ll enjoy benefits that focus on total wellness for you and yours – including pets! See our compensation ranges and benefits details here.


Resource Mobilization Intern

July 2019 - August 2019 Dhaka, Dhaka Division
“As I was the only intern in my department, I was expected to be very independent and proactive. However, everyone was always very kind and willing to help. If I was confused about something or had other questions, I never hesitated to approach my boss and team. ”


June 2018 - July 2018 Colombo, Sri Lanka
“I enjoyed seeing international development in action. My favorite part was designing and leading a storytelling workshop for field staff to promote ethical and effective interviews with clients. ”
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