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.

The Supervisory 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 executive 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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Job vacancies

  • immédiatement - Temporary contract - Yei and Laynia

    Health and Nutrition PM

    The Project Manager – Health and Nutrition is responsible for the management and implementation of the Health and Nutrition Projects in Lainya, and depends on the Yei office. ...

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  • 1 June 2017 - Temporary contract - South Lebanon (Tyre and Saida)

    Grants and Reporting Coordinator H/F

    The Grants and Reporting Coordinator is in charge to draft, write and finalize all grant proposals, as well as contract modifications, donor communication and reports. S/He is in charge to develop and strengthen, by providing daily support and punctual trainings, the Tdh staff’ and Tdh partners’...

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  • 1 June 2017 - Temporary contract - Shirqat

    Logistician - Shirqat

    We are urgently looking for experienced and devoted professionals willing to join us and support our emergency response to one of the biggest humanitarian crisis of the year....

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  • 1 June 2017 - Temporary contract - Budapest

    Regional HR Manager - local type of contract H/F

    Manage recruitment and position changes for the Regional Hub and Regional Delegation, including staff inductions;...

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  • 1 September 2017 - Temporary contract - Erbil

    Human Resources Expert - Erbil

    Thd Iraq delegation has growed up very quickly. It is a large team of almost more then 30 expatriate staff and near to 200 national staff, established in Erbil (coordination base), Tikrit, Shergat and Kirkuk operational bases. The coordination team needs a support in term of national human...

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  • 1 September 2017 - Permanent contract - Zürich

    Betreuer- in Major Donor & Stiftungen, H/F, 80-100%

    Beziehungspflege mit den bereits angeworbenen Major Donors, fördert deren Unterstützungsfreudigkeit und motiviert sie, Anzahl und Betrag der Spenden zu erhöhen. Anwerbung neuer Gönner, insbesondere mit hohem Potenzial....

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  • 1 July 2017 - Permanent contract - Lausanne

    Chef/fe de division Recherche de fonds privés H/F, 100% H/F

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  • 1 July 2017 - Internship - Lausanne

    Praktikant/in Marketing Direct 100% H/F

    In Zusammenarbeit mit den Verantwortlichen im Bereich Direkt Marketing/Public Fundraising unterstützen Sie das Team bei der Spenderakquise und -bindung. Dieses Praktikum bietet Ihnen die Möglichkeit, einen umfassenden Einblick in den Bereich des Direkt Marketing zu erhalten und in die...

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