Work for us

Jobs at Raleigh International

Raleigh International operates in five countries globally and is always looking for people who will live and breathe our values: find the courage, open to discovery, never give up, create impact together, act with integrity. We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

We offer a dynamic workplace for our staff to dedicate their skills to drive sustainable development through inspiring young people. We support learning and development, and we have competitive compensation, benefits and generous annual leave entitlement. With staff committed to advancing global citizenship and sustainable community development, Raleigh International is an exciting place to work.

Our latest employment vacancies are listed below. This page is updated regularly so please keep checking.

Head Office opportunities

Human Resources Manager

This is a unique opportunity to develop our HR function to provide an effective HR service for our overseas and locally employed staff. This will include devising an employee handbook for country staff and putting in systems and structures to support sustainable working practices of country staff. Additionally, you will be responsible for providing a full generalist HR service to our Head Office team (about 55 staff in total).

You will be CIPD qualified, happy to work on your own initiative and have the experience to confidently advise management and take the lead on all aspects of HR. You will need to have a passion for HR adding real value in order to play a key role in delivering the strategy of the organisation, helping to develop its culture and establishing best practice.

Download the role description

Location: Raleigh International Head Office, Westminster, London

Salary: £37,500 – £41,500

Closing date: 9am, Thursday 25th February 2016

Interviews: w/c 29th February 2016

Application process: Please email with your CV together with a statement addressing how you meet the person specification within the job description.

Trainer Facilitator – 4 days per week

Raleigh International is recruiting for a Trainer Facilitator to join the training team. The role requires delivery of UK based assessment and training events to volunteers. They will focus on delivery of residential assessment weekends for overseas volunteer managers on Raleigh’s expedition programme.

Proven experience managing outdoor / experiential education programmes and volunteer staff is key, as is sound experience of managing safety and risk in this setting. Applicants will need excellent training and facilitation skills and experience engaging diverse groups of young people. Applicants will need to have a very positive, enthusiastic and flexible attitude, and strong organisational and logistical skills.

Previous Raleigh overseas experience or equivalent at volunteer leader level would be an advantage. Ideal candidates will have further experience delivering programmes for young people with fewer opportunities, facilitating cross cultural awareness, active citizenship and personal development sessions. Regular weekend and evening working required.

Download the role description

Location: Raleigh International Head Office, Westminster, London

Salary: £26,951 – £29,569 per annum pro rata

Contract: 4 days per week, permanent

Closing date: Midnight, Tuesday 23rd February 2016

Interviews: w/c 22nd, 29th February 2016

Start Date: ASAP from 14th March 2016

Application process: Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to with the subject title ‘Trainer Facilitator’. The covering letter should address how you meet the person specification and essential skills required.

Accounts Assistant – 20 hours per week, over 4/5 days

Raleigh International is looking for an Accounts Assistant to join our Finance team. Key responsibilities are: invoice processing, payment requests, expense reclaims and general administration duties.

The ideal candidate will be qualified or studying towards an accounting qualification (e.g. AAT or equivalent), well organised and able to prioritise workload to meet deadlines, with good attention to detail and team player.

Download the role description

Location: Raleigh International Head Office, Westminster, London

Salary: £11,573 – £12,832 (£20,253 – £22,456 pro rata)

Closing date: Midnight, Tuesday 9th February 2016

Interviews: To be confirmed

Start Date: ASAP

Application process: Applications closed.

Nursing Officer – 21 hours per week

Raleigh International is recruiting a Nursing Officer to ensure the health and safety of all staff and volunteers, in the UK and overseas. This position provides support to the Medical Coordination Manager, and includes assisting in the screening of medical and vaccination forms of volunteers, responding to medical and vaccination queries from volunteers, potential volunteers and their next of kin.

This is a varied and interesting role which would be ideal for any nurse who is looking to expand their practice into Travel or Expedition medicine, or gain experience working in the charity sector. Ideal candidates will be a registered general nurse with at least 3 years post registration experience, and an adaptable team player with the ability to work autonomously.

Download the role description

Location: Raleigh International Head Office, Westminster, London

Salary: £16,170 – £17,741 (£26,951 – £29,569 per annum pro rata)

Closing date: Midnight, Monday 8th February 2016

Interviews: w/c 15th February 2016

Start Date: ASAP from 22nd February 2016

Application process: Applications closed.

Director of Programme Funding

The Director of Programme Funding will be a member of the SMT, responsible for the generation of £1m (£500k net) income per year for the Expedition (income raised by individual volunteers (£2m pa) is overseen by the Director or Recruitment, Delivery & Communications), and working with the Director of Programmes & Policy (who oversees the large contract for delivery of the International Citizen Service programme (£5m pa) and oversees our country programming) to secure £2m funding for new projects and activities.

The fundraising team in London consists of three middle managers who are responsible for specific income streams (trusts/foundations, alumni & individuals, corporate partnerships) and three support staff. The role will operate in a matrix structure with the Head of Countries who is based in head office, and the Country Directors based in each of our field offices, who also have income targets. They will all be accountable to this role for the delivery of those income targets.

Overall responsibilities:

  • lead on identification of institutional donor calls, including prioritisation and mapping

  • develop partnerships with new institutional donors and corporate foundations

  • develop funding approaches (institutions, trusts & foundations, corporate and individual donors, including alumni) to ensure delivery of Raleigh’s Funding Strategy (income and expenditure targets)

  • develop and write effective and compelling proposals at the £500k+ value

  • work closely with Programmes team (including countries) to ensure that proposals respond to the needs of beneficiaries.

Download the role description

Location: Raleigh International Head Office, Westminster, London

Closing date and application process: Please visit the Oxford HR website

Overseas paid opportunities

There are currently no overseas paid opportunities available.

Head Office volunteer opportunities

There are currently no Head Office volunteer opportunities available.