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Come and work with us – 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 20 nationalities.

We have 11 programmes, through which we have made more than 5,440 grants to organisations around the world. Our six main programmes are: Environment, Prevent Child Sexual Abuse, Housing and Homelessness, International Human Rights, Issues Affecting Women and Learning Differences. In addition our Trustees support causes that fall outside the remits of the other programmes through the Special Interest Programme. There are also four national programmes: Brazil, India, Oak Foundation Denmark and Zimbabwe.

Oak Foundation has its main administrative office in Geneva, Switzerland and a presence in five other countries: Denmark, India, the United Kingdom, the United States and Zimbabwe.


Our current job openings

Call for Proposals: Consultancy to undertake a developmental evaluation for pilot campaigns under Oak’s Environment Programme

Date Published:16 April 2021
Application deadline:7 May 2021
Location:Switzerland
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Programme Officer – India

Date Published:11 March 2021
Application deadline:18 April 2021
Location:New Delhi or Bangalore, India

We are searching for a Programme Officer, based in New Delhi or Bangalore, India. This is a full-time permanent position.

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Programme Officer – Learning Differences Programme

Date Published:26 March 2021
Application deadline:1 May 2021
Location:Chapel Hill, North Carolina

We are looking for a Programme Officer, based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. This is a full-time permanent position.

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Programme Assistant – Issues Affecting Women Programme

Date Published:1 April 2021
Application deadline:25 April 2021
Location:Geneva, Switzerland

We are looking for a Programme Assistant, based in Geneva, Switzerland. This is a full-time permanent position.

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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.

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