Opportunities in Development Work

Below are some websites that provide a database of (paid and unpaid) job opportunities in development work here and abroad.

  1. The Development Job Portal  lists job openings in development jobs around the world. Its search engine allows you to search for jobs by country, experience, skill and job type.
  2. Jobs in NGOs is another database of development work jobs. These are listed according to the latest vacancy, but are also categorized according to the type of job.
  3. UN Jobs provides an updated extensive listing of jobs in the UN and other international organizations both governmental and non-governmental. Their database can be searched for job openings by date,, country, and duty station. For instance, Jobs in Manila and Jobs in the Philippines can easily be identified. Their search engine can also search particularly for jobs related to women and/or gender.
  4. The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) posts Job Vacancies both in their organization and in other similar organizations. Aside from visiting their website, job seekers may also subscribe to AWID’s newsletter for updated employment opportunities.

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