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We value diversity, inclusiveness, and engagement!


Our working environment is diverse, inclusive, and engaging. Our team has a mix of expertise and experience in philanthropy and other sectors including: not-for-profits, finance, development, government, media, law, and academia, among others. Our staff are diverse and represent 37 nationalities.

Our current job openings

We appreciate your interest in exploring career opportunities at Oak Foundation. Please find below our current openings. We encourage you to stay connected with us and keep an eye on our career page for updates.


TORs for capacity building needs assessment – Regenerative Landscapes

To provide a capacity needs analysis of Oak Foundation’s Regenerative Landscapes sub programme’s grantee partners in Southern Africa (Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe). The goal of this work is to help determine the capacity strengthening support needs of ten partner organisations between May – June 2024.


Programme Officer, Special Interest Programme

Our Special Interest Programme officers engage in philanthropic activities across a diverse array of sectors. We are currently seeking a dedicated Programme Officer for our Special Interest Programme at the Chapel Hill, North Carolina office. In this role, you will manage relationships with Oak partners and administer grants as directed by our Trustees. If you are passionate about making a difference in your community and beyond, we encourage you to apply now!

Our commitment to diversity at Oak

We are committed to recruiting a diverse roster of consultants and candidates for positions at Oak Foundation. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. We celebrate each person for who they are and what they bring to their roles at Oak. We believe that great ideas can come from anyone at any level of the organisation. We believe that innovation, creativity, and growth take place best in an environment that promotes healthy debate and rewards divergent opinions. We value different learning and personality styles and are mindful of our power and biases within Oak and with our grantee partners.

Oak Foundation / General guidelines

Selection and recruitment process guidelines

At Oak Foundation we invest a great deal of time and diligence into our recruitment selection process. It is important to us that you are familiar with our selection process and know what will happen next. Read more about our process steps in our Selection and recruitment process guidelines.

Data protection notice

An illustration of a woman holding a padlock that aims to show privacy and  protection of peoples data when applying for a job.

The protection of your privacy is important to us. In our Job applicant privacy notice policy we explain how and why Oak Foundation uses the personal information we collect when you visit our websites or apply for a grant. By visiting Oak Foundation’s websites/systems, you consent to our use of this information in this way.

This policy ensures Oak Foundation:

  • complies with data protection regulation and follows good practices;
  • protects the rights of individuals who access our websites/systems;
  • is open about how it stores and processes individuals’ data on our websites/systems; and
  • protects itself from the risks of a data breach.