Headquarters positions salary & benefits package

Action Against Hunger’s remuneration package includes:



HQ benefits


leave benefits


Competitive SalaryAnnual salary
Your gross (untaxed) annual salary will reflect your post’s role within the organization. The Action Against Hunger HQ salary ranges ensure that all positions with a similar scope of responsibility are paid comparably. The starting salary for each position in the New York HQ is reviewed periodically against & adjusted to remain competitive with other not-for-profit organizations.  

HQ benefits

Health InsuranceHealth Insurance 
Action Against Hunger will provide you from your first day of employment with access to a comprehensive in-network medical plan, which includes a prescription drug plan. Coverage is available for you & eligible dependents. Action Against Hunger contributes at least 80% of the monthly premium & funds 100% of the annual deductible. No co-pay is required for visits to your doctor.

Dental InsuranceDental Insurance 
You will be eligible for dental insurance coverage for yourself & eligible dependents, under a plan which provides comprehensive coverage for preventive & major dental procedures. Action Against Hunger covers 100% of the premiums.  

Vision Insurance 

You will be automatically eligible for vision insurance coverage for yourself & your dependents, which will cover general vision prescription care, glasses & lenses every calendar year. Action Against Hunger covers 100% of the premium. 

Commuter SavingsCommuter Savings Program 
You can choose to participate in the TransitChek commuter saver program which will enable you to pay your commuting costs on a pre-tax basis. 

Flex accountFlexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 
You will be able to establish reimbursement accounts, also called Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), to pay for out-of-pocket health care & dependent care costs. 

Retirement403(b) Retirement Plan 
You will be able to contribute to your retirement savings through our tax deferred investment 403(b) retirement plan. Regular full-time, or eligible part-time employees, may contribute a percentage of their annual base salary or a set dollar amount. Any contributions which Action Against Hunger may make vest after 3 years of service.

Disability InsuranceShort & Long-Term Disability Insurance 
Action Against Hunger provides Short Term Disability Insurance to guard against loss of income due a disabling illness or injury. Action Against Hunger also provides Long Term Disability insurance to guard against complete loss of income due to lengthy periods of disabling illness or injury and covers 100% of the premium.

Life InsuranceLife Insurance + Accidental Death & Dismemberment Plan 
Action Against Hunger provides basic life insurance & accidental death & dismemberment insurance and covers 100% of the premium.


The descriptions of the benefits outlined above are not intended to be comprehensive & may apply differently to you depending on your role. Additional details will be provided to prospective employees with their offer of employment. Complete descriptions of these programs are in the master plan or insurance contracts. If information here contradicts information in those documents, those documents govern. Action Against Hunger reserves the right to amend or terminate any of these benefit programs, at its discretion.

Performance AppraisalRegular performance appraisals
Action Against Hunger uses performance appraisals to ensure you’ll receive regular feedback from your supervisor so that you’ll know how your work is perceived, whether you’re reaching your objectives, & to provide you with an opportunity to discuss your expectations & request support.


Training OpportunitiesTraining opportunities
Action Against Hunger is committed to developing the skills of all employees, to the extent that this is possible given resource constraints & program requirements. Many learning opportunities exist & you’ll be encouraged to make use of these to improve your skills & knowledge. Please visit: www.acftrainingcentre.org 

Field visitsField visits
Some HQ positions require frequent travel to Action Against Hunger’s field missions but many others do not. Nevertheless, whenever opportunities occur to provide HQ staff with a field experience these are encouraged with Action Against Hunger covering all associated costs.

Career OpportunitiesCareer opportunities within the Action Against Hunger network
All open field positions, in all countries where Action Against Hunger works, will be shared with you at least once a month. Your HR Officer will also regularly speak with you to understand your career aspirations & to help you identify future assignments. Multiple career paths are open to staff who perform well. Check our website for stories of how different Action Against Hunger leaders have developed professionally within the Action Against Hunger network.

Relocation SupportRelocation support
HQ positions require that candidates to be legally authorized to live & work in the United States. However, if you are offered employment & this is not the case, Action Against Hunger will help facilitate your visa application & cover all associated legal & filing fees for you & your family. If you are relocating from outside the New York Tri-State area, or from outside the United States, you may be eligible for a relocation allowance which will ease your transition to living & working in New York.

leave benefits

VacationVacation Days
If you’re a full-time employee, depending on your position & length of employment, you will accrue up to 21 vacation days (working days) per year.


★ 1st & 2nd year of service = 15 vacation days
★ 3rd & 4th year of service = 18 vacation days
★ 5th year of service = 21 vacation days
If you’re a part-time employee you will also accrue the same vacation credits but it will be prorated according to your work hours.
Sick DaysSick Leave Days
If you’re a full-time employee you’ll accrue 1 day of sick leave each month, up to a maximum of 12 sick leave days per year. Eligible part-time employees also accrue sick leave, pro-rated to their official work schedules. Up to 5 sick leave days per year may be used to care for sick family members.
Summer FridaysSummer Fridays
Depending on your start date you may be eligible for up to 4 paid Summer Fridays off per calendar year, which can be taken between Memorial Day & Labor Day. 
US National Public Holidays
Action Against Hunger observes 10 national holidays per year. The afternoon preceding any of the 10 public holidays is usually a half-day office holiday, with the office officially closing at 1.00pm. 
Personal DaysPersonal Days
You will accrue one Personal Day for every 4 months that you work with Action Against Hunger. These can be taken at any time during the calendar year in which they’re accrued.  If you’re a part-time employee you will also accrue Personal Days but they will be prorated according to your work hours.
other leaves
Other leaves
During your employment you may also be entitled to family & medical leave, parental leave & bereavement leave. 
The policies determining the administration of the leave benefits outlined above are provided to prospective employees with their offer of employment. This information is not intended to be comprehensive & may not apply the same way to every employee. Action Against Hunger reserves the right to amend or terminate any of its benefit programs, at its discretion

When you join the Action Against Hunger HQ in New York your work will not only be interesting & challenging but you’ll be provided with a comprehensive remuneration package, tailored to life in New York. (Please note this remuneration package does not apply to unpaid positions.)

Action Against Hunger is leading a global movement to end hunger in our lifetimes. It innovates solutions, advocates for change, and reaches 26 million people every year with proven hunger prevention and treatment programs. As a nonprofit that works across 50 countries, its 8,300 dedicated staff members partner with communities to address the root causes of hunger, including climate change, conflict, inequity, and emergencies. It strives to create a world free from hunger, for everyone, for good.