Ready to Take Action Against Hunger?
As an international network with over 8,000 seasoned professionals and technical experts in the fields of water and sanitation, food security, public health, and nutrition, we’re always on the look out for agronomists, engineers, administrators, nurses, doctors, and logisticians with the skills and experience to make a difference. If you’ve got the technical skills and the drive to pursue humanitarian action, there’s no better place than the Action Against Hunger international network.
Where Does Our Staff Come From?
Action Against Hunger’s international programs are largely staffed by national staff members—individuals who reside in the countries we work in. As an agency with more than 8,000 staff, only some 10% are international, or expatriate, staff. This has several implications: we’re a lean organization and only send individuals with the necessary managerial and technical skills abroad—i.e., prior field experience is a must for working with us; we build local capacity and ensure professional development through the very existence of our international
Ever Worked to Eliminate Your Own Job?
Action Against Hunger is renowned for effective, innovative humanitarian initiatives, but our ultimate goal is to help vulnerable populations get back on their feet so they no longer need us. By integrating our programs with local and national systems we transform effective, short-term interventions into sustainable, long-term solutions.
Strengthening government institutions and ensuring local capacity is the only way to ensure our programs are sustained after we’re no longer needed. A community-centered approach is central to building local capacity to manage and maintain our programs. Through training, technical workshops, and mentoring, Action Against Hunger builds local capacity and cultivates community know-how. Find out more about job opportunities with our exciting international humanitarian organization.
Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.