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Why work for HelpAge?

At HelpAge International, we strive to create a world where older people lead dignified, healthy, and secure lives, promoting their well-being and inclusion in society.

We achieve this by promoting healthy ageing, combating ageism, working with governments to protect older people’s incomes and social protection, ensuring inclusive humanitarian response, and upholding their rights and dignity. 

If you want to make a positive impact on the lives of older people and contribute to their well-being, then working at HelpAge is the right choice for you. 

Commitment to diversity and inclusion

HelpAge fosters a diverse and inclusive workforce, embracing different nationalities, cultures, languages, and perspectives. We provide equal opportunities and an inclusive work environment, promoting core values of diversity, inclusion, and gender equality. Applications from qualified candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, colour, sex, origin, religion, disability, age, gender and sexual orientation.

Safeguarding and Inclusion at HelpAge International

Who are we looking for?

To join HelpAge, you should be passionate about raising the profile, voice, and dignity of older people worldwide. You must align with the organisation’s mission, vision, and values. We seek candidates with technical competence, collaborative skills for a multicultural environment, integrity, and a commitment to delivering high-quality results in challenging circumstances. Some roles involve international travel, requiring mobility. 

Look at the list of current vacancies

What we offer:

  • Learning and growth opportunities: At HelpAge, you will find an extensive range of learning resources and opportunities for professional development and career growth. Staff are encouraged to own their own development by taking advantage of a variety of learning resources such as training programmes, learning sessions on different topics, professional development workshops as well as managerial and leadership courses. With many opportunities for learning and advancement, our staff often take on new responsibilities and assignments within the organisation that allow them to develop new skills and knowledge.
  • Compensation and benefits: At HelpAge, we value employee health and well-being and provide comprehensive benefits to meet your needs and those of your family. Depending on your home country, benefits could include generous leave, a highly competitive retirement programme, an international medical plan, dental and vision insurance, and family-friendly allowances for staff. HelpAge also prioritises and invests in staff safety and security and provides travel insurance when travelling for work. 
  • Flexible working model: HelpAge has staff working remotely in all corners of the world – from Colombia to Kenya, India, and Kyrgyzstan. We are a globally distributed team spanning 26 countries and 16 time zones. We have offices in Amman, Chiang Mai, London, and Nairobi and offer flexible working hours. You have the freedom to work from anywhere in the world where you have the legal right to work.

40 years of making this world a better place to grow old in.

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