Winter emergency
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Our people

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

The volunteers represent an essential part of our work and who we are. They support our fundraising efforts and contribute to informing the public about child rights. Their help in improving the lives of thousands of children around the world is invaluable. 

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.

The Executive Board's role is to oversee the organisation of the Foundation. It is also responsible for monitoring ongoing activities, administration, use of the Foundation's resources, risk management and regulation.

Meet the management team that leads our staff in Lausanne, Zurich - and in more than 30 countries around the world.

Everyone at Terre des hommes is committed to making the greatest possible, positive impact on the lives of the world's children. We would like you to meet…

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Making an Impact for Children: Annual Report 2015.
Our Values
The Terre des hommes Charter
Courage n° 55 - New hope in the heart of the favelas

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Get involved

There are multiple ways to help children and support our work.

Take part in one of our events in Switzerland

Every year, we organise several major events throughout the country.

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Become a volunteer

Put your skills to use and devote some of your free time to helping children.

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Become a sponsor

Help improve the future of children in distress.

BECOME A SPONSOR

Syria Emergency

Half of refugees are children. Help them get a brighter future.

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Job vacancies

  • 1 April 2017 - Temporary contract - Cairo

    Country Representative Egypt H/F

    As a representative of the Foundation, the Country Representative leads, coordinates and manages all the activities linked to the Terre des hommes projects in his/her country of assignment: Network work, planning, checking and evaluation of the projects, fund-raising, human resources, finances and...

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  • 1 June 2017 - - Kabul, with travels to Pakistan and Tajikistan

    Country Representative Afghanistan (- Pakistan, Tajikistan)

    As a representative of the Foundation, the Country Representative leads, coordinates and manages all the activities linked to the Terre des hommes projects in his/her country of assignment: Network work, planning, checking and evaluation of the projects, fund-raising, human resources, finances and...

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  • immédiatement - Consultancy - America Latina

    Términos de referencia para consultoría especializada de traducción

    1. Marco general -...

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  • immédiatement - Consultancy - America Latina

    Términos de referencia para consultoría especializada de filmación y producción de videos

    1. Marco general -...

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  • 1 March 2017 - Temporary contract - Lausanne

    Concepteur multimedia

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  • 15 February 2017 - Temporary contract - Juba

    Child Protection Coordinator - Juba

    In his/her capacity of Foundation representative, the Coordinator reports to the Country Representative and provides multi-base, multi-sponsor and multi-partner supervision and follow-up for the projects in his/her sector. S/he is responsible for the implementation of the strategy and the...

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  • 1 February 2017 - Temporary contract - Lausanne

    Stagiaire Marketing Direct 100% H/F

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  • 1 February 2017 - Permanent contract - Lausanne

    Chargé/e de Logistique H/F

    Le chargé de Logistique Siège Département Aide Humanitaire apporte un soutien technique (support, conseil et formation) en matière logistique et informe ses supérieurs de tout dysfonctionnement et des solutions à mettre en place. ...

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