Advancing disability rights and leadership globally®

Career Opportunities with EDDI Member Organizations

A laptop displays a world map. A hand reads the braille display attached to the laptop at a desk.
Cropped photo of two adults - a man and a woman - walking together through garden in conversation, one who uses crutches for mobility

Be part of an organization whose work affects millions of people around the world. Launch or enhance your career with these international development NGOs.

The organizations below are members of MIUSA’s Excellence in Development and Disability Inclusion (EDDI) initiative, committed to inclusion and diversity both in the work that they do and in their teams. Because more people with disabilities are needed in international development careers, we highly encourage people with disabilities to explore their careers pages to find information about current jobs, internships, fellowships and other opportunities in the United States and around the world.

Featured Positions (Updated July 2024)

For details about a job, or to find even more jobs in the U.S. and internationally, visit an organization’s careers page in the links below.

  • ChildFund International | Positions open in the United States, India, Ecuador, the Philippines, the Gambia, India, Mexico, and Sri Lanka.
  • CORE Group | US positions open in Washington, DC; global positions in Uganda, Ghana, Nepal, Cambodia, Bangladesh, throughout Africa, and remote.
  • Global Communities | Positions open in the United States, Ghana, Madagascar, Turkey, West Bank and Gaza, Ukraine, El Salvador, and Guatemala.
  • Humentum | No positions listed.
  • Oxfam | Positions open based in Washington, DC; consultancies also available.
  • Save the Children | Positions open in the United States, Senegal, Romania, Ukraine, Cambodia, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nepal, and Mali.
  • Solidarity Center | Positions open in the United States.
  • WEEMA | No positions listed.
  • Women for Women International | Associate Director, Women’s Economic Power position location: Sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East, or Central Asia. 
  • World Learning | the United States, Czech Republic, Malawi, Morocco, Tanzania, Iceland, Switzerland, Ecuador, Mexico, Jordan, South Africa, Spain, and Lebanon. 
  • World Pulse | No current positions listed; New members welcome.


ChildFund International

ChildFund’s team works to help change the future for over 13.6 million children in 24 countries across the world. ChildFund staff contribute to providing infants with proper nutrition and care; supporting children in education and exploration; and encouraging youth to participate in their communities as new leaders.

ChildFund considers all applicants without regard to race, national origin, religious beliefs, gender, age, marital status, or physical or mental disability. Visit ChildFund’s Careers page.

CORE Group

CORE Group is an independent not-for-profit organization, and home of the Community Health Network, which brings together CORE Group member organizations, scholars, advocates and donors to support the health of underserved mothers, children and communities around the world.

CORE Group offers internships that include stipends. In addition to posting its own Washington, DC-based jobs and internships, it also posts jobs from CORE Group members in locations in the U.S. and beyond. Visit CORE Group’s Jobs & Internships page.

Global Communities

Global Communities has a global workforce of nearly 3,000 professionals with deep roots in communities in more than 30 countries, creating unique opportunities for cross-cultural connections, sharing best practices and enhancing and expanding their proven programs.

View Global Communities job openings here.


Humentum is a global membership association providing training, convening, consultancy and support to those working in international development. The organization has offices in Washington, DC, and Oxford, UK, as well as regional hubs in Africa and Latin America, with experts based in a range of countries around the world.

View Humentum job openings here.

Oxfam America

“Working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger and social injustice,” Oxfam America works in over 90 countries. It focuses on several issue areas ranging from food security and agriculture to democracy and governance, to disaster response, and more.

Oxfam America offers jobs, internships, and volunteer positions at its U.S. offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Washington, DC. In addition, Oxfam affiliates work with over 3,000 partners in more than 90 countries and employ staff in a wide variety of posts. A selection of vacancies are posted on the Oxfam website along with links to all the Oxfam affiliates where more extensive employment opportunities are available. Visit the Oxfam America careers page.

Save the Children

Working in 120 countries, Save the Children advocates for large-scale change to give children in the United States and around the world a healthy start, the opportunity to learn, and protection from harm.

Save the Children U.S. offers jobs and other opportunities across the U.S. and around the world. Internships, fellowships, and volunteer positions take place at its offices in Fairfield, Connecticut and Washington, DC. Go to Save the Children’s careers page.

Solidarity Center

The Solidarity Center helps build a global labor movement by strengthening the economic and political power of workers around the world through effective, independent and democratic unions.

Join its diverse team of rights activists in Washington, DC, or one of more than two dozen field offices around the world. See jobs and internships on the Solidarity Center careers page.

WEEMA International

WEEMA International’s mission is to empower Ethiopian communities through clean water access, education, economic opportunity and health care – all driven by local leadership and community collaboration.

Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, WEEMA International seeks volunteers from all over to help its fundraising efforts. Learn more about how to get involved.

Women for Women International

Women for Women International supports marginalized women in countries affected by conflict. Their programs enable women to gain the skills and resources to build confidence, understand their rights, earn an income, and gain respect from their family and community.

Headquartered in Washington DC, Women for Women International occasionally hires in locations such as Washington DC, London, or Nairobi. It also welcomes and encourages students to support its work through internships in the spring, summer, and fall. View current openings at Women for Women International.

World Learning

World Learning is a global non-profit organization with operations in more than 75 countries and participants from more than 140. Through its International Development Programs, World Learning enhances the capacity of individuals, groups and institutions to take ownership of their own development, secure just and effective policies and structures, and create sustainable positive change.

World Learning employs hundreds of U.S. and international staff at its headquarters in Vermont and Washington, DC, and field offices in more than 60 countries. It offers seasonal internships based in the Washington, DC office. Explore the World Learning careers page.

World Pulse

World Pulse is an award-winning, high impact social network connecting women worldwide for change. Its network has tens of thousands of members from over 190 countries all on one mission: to create a world where all women thrive. On, women exchange stories, make connections, and learn new digital skills that enable them to rise up and create faster change in their communities, impacting millions of lives. Its staff is made up of a team of global change agents. Visit the World Pulse website.

TIP: For even more careers with organizations that work in relief and international development, visit InterAction’s NGO Job Board.

Did you land your dream job or internship with one of the organizations below? Congratulations! Tell us about it!

    Related Resources

    Tip Sheet

    Personal Stories

    Best Practices

    Books and Journals


    Videos and Webinars

    Sign up for our E-News

    Advancing disability rights and leadership globally®

    Also Search our NCDE Web Resource Library

    Contact Us