Emergency in the Sahel
Support the urgent needs of children in the Sahel affected by the food crisis  

Our people

                   What gets you out of bed in the morning? Our     
           employees explain what motivates them.

The Council of the Foundation is made up of representatives of volunteer networks as well as specialists in humanitarian work, public health, finance, law, marketing and economics.

Meet the executive team that leads our staff in Lausanne, Zurich - and in around 40 countries worldwide.

All of Terre des hommes' around 2000 collaborators are committed to making the greatest possible positive impact on the lives of the world's children. We would like you to meet…


Making an impact for children: Annual Report 2017
Our Values (not up to date)
The Terre des hommes Charter
Courage no. 60 - Kenya: Breaking the law of silence


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Job vacancies

  • 3 January 2023 - -

    Assistant-e du Portfolio Asie- Amérique Latine – Europe / Programme Santé (Stage)

    L’assistant/e se familiarise avec le fonctionnement interne d’une ONG et acquiert des connaissances et compétences en matière de cycle de gestion de projet et des services support qui y sont liés dans le portfolio qui couvre l’Europe, l’Asie et l’Amérique Latine. L’assistant/e a un...

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  • immédiatement - Internship -

    Stagiaire au département de la Communication et Recherche de fonds – Secteur des relations bénévoles H/F

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  • 15 January 2023 - -

    Chargé(e) de Relais/Soutien Tdh ROAD - Cantons

    Terre des hommes a clôturé son programme d’adoption internationale en 2013. L’article 19 de l’Ordonnance sur l’adoption 211.221.36 du 29 juin 2011 prévoit la remise des dossiers personnels d’adoption aux autorités compétentes lors de la cessation des activités d’intermédiaire...

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  • 1 March 2023 - -

    Head of ICT4D & Data Science

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  • 2 January 2023 - -

    Data Engineer

    During the Tdh Integrated Data System project, Data Engineer will be responsible for designing and implementing a Data Warehouse and Data Marts for Tdh HQ functions (HR, Fundraising, Communications, Logistics, etc.). The person must be able to leverage both architectural and software development...

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  • 1 January 2023 - -

    Advocacy Manager / Deputy Secretary General 80% H/F

    The International Secretariat plays a key role in ensuring TDHIF global and European representation and advocacy, especially towards the UN and the EU. It guides, supports, coordinates and monitors the Federation’s international and European advocacy work, and the development and implementation of...

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  • 1 January 2023 - Temporary contract -

    Coordinateur.trice Logistique

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