Working for Cordaid

Working for Cordaid means working towards a better world, with determination, ambition and expertise. We are a dynamic learning organization that’s right at the heart of current affairs. Whatever you do at Cordaid, you’ll be connected to colleagues, our international partners, and people all over the world.

Headquartered in The Hague, Cordaid is an organization with more than 200 employees. We regularly have vacancies, including some for interns and voluntary workers.

In addition to our headquarters, we also have a number of offices outside the Netherlands, such as in Afghanistan, South Sudan and Haiti. There are also vacancies in these offices if we cannot find suitable candidates locally. Currently, there are some 35 Cordaid expatriates working outside the Netherlands.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for committed people, people who believe in our approach and will commit themselves 100% towards the realization of our objective: building flourishing communities. Are you enthusiastic, adventurous and result-oriented? Are you someone who can be decisive in a chaotic environment? And are you are a team player and someone who thinks in terms of solutions? Then you are just the person we are looking for.

We have a wide range of vacancies. We need people who are specialized in areas such as healthcare and food security, as well as ICT or communication.

As an international organization Cordaid works in both Dutch and English, so if you want to come to work for us it’s important that you have an excellent command of English. And for certain positions fluency in French and Spanish is also important.

What can you expect in return from Cordaid?

At Cordaid we offer an inspirational working environment with an international organization where a sense of purpose, creativity and entrepreneurship are key. Our terms of employment are appropriate to the nature of our organization and are based on those of the welfare sector. A separate foreign deployment arrangement applies for expatriate employees.

Personal development is a priority at Cordaid. This development can be realized in various ways: such as attending courses, training or coaching. And when it comes to the health, welfare and safety of Cordaid employees, we offer extensive provisions in the areas of safety training and medical facilities.

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