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 Opportunities in the United States – Updated July 2023
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.
- ADRA | Mental Health Specialist in Silver Spring, MD
- ChildFund International | Research and Learning Internship (Remote)
- CORE Group | Director of Finance and Administration in Washington, DC / Remote
- Global Communities | Emergency Response and Preparedness Efforts Consultant (US)
- Humentum | No current postings
- IYF | Administrative Assistant in Baltimore, DC, or Virginia
- Oxfam | Senior Policy Advisor, Climate Justice – Remote
- Save the Children US | Advisor, Gender Equality & Social Justice Program Development (P3), in Washington, DC (preferred)
- Solidarity Center | Senior Program Officer for Asia in Washington, DC
- Trickle Up | Senior Director of Program Quality in New York, NY
- WEEMA | No current positions listed
- Women for Women International | Manager, Global Program Funding Opportunities – Proposal Writer (flexible location)
- World Learning | Global UGRAD Program Officer in Washington, DC
- World Pulse | No current positions listed
A global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.
Headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, ADRA also posts positions open in its 130 local offices around the world where ADRA operates. Go to ADRA careers page.
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 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 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.
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.
IYF (formerly International Youth Foundation) maintains a worldwide community of businesses, governments, and civil-society organizations committed to empowering young people.
Find job openings at its U.S. headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland and international locations on the IYF careers page.
“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.
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.
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.
Trickle Up supports the poorest and most vulnerable to build sustainable livelihoods and take their first transformative steps out of ultrapoverty.
Trickle Up posts jobs and internships at its headquarters in New York City as well as its locations in India, Uganda, Mexico, Burkina Faso and more. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Find current openings on Trickle Up’s careers page.
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 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 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 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 WorldPulse.com, 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.
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