We're always looking for energetic, passionate and committed people to help us carry out our work both in the UK and overseas. This section is updated regularly with job vacancies so please keep checking.

Head Office opportunities

Trust Fundraising Coordinator

An exciting new role has opened up at Raleigh International to support the development of our Trust Fundraising programme. Working closely with the Trust Fundraising Manger the successful candidate will have excellent research skills and be highly organised, able to prioritise and work to deadlines. Experience of fundraising from trusts and foundations is desired but not essential. The successful candidate will have excellent written communication skills and be committed to Raleigh International’s work and values.

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Location: Raleigh Head Office, Westminster, London

Salary: £18,540 – £21,100

Closing date: Midday, Thursday 11th December

Interviews: Friday 19th December

Ideal Start Date: 5th January 2015

Application process: Candidates are invited to submit their CV along with a covering letter stating how they meet the required skills and experience for the role to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Marketing & Engagement Officer (For Programme Leadership Volunteers)

The role of the Marketing & Engagement Officer will be to design and implement marketing activities and initiatives to attract volunteer managers, team leaders and specialist volunteers to all of Raleigh’s programmes. The successful candidate will have experience of developing and delivering marketing plans and will be confident carrying out relationship marketing at a professional level. In addition, they will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to demonstrate use of a variety of marketing channels, particularly social and digital platforms.

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Location: Raleigh Head Office, Westminster, London

Salary: £20,600 - £23,175

Closing date: Midnight, Wednesday 19th November

Interviews: Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd December

Ideal Start Date: ASAP

Application process: Applications closed.


Volunteer Recruitment and Support Intern

An exciting new role has opened up at Raleigh International to recruit and support young people from harder to reach backgrounds onto the ICS programme.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to develop a career in the charity sector or working with underprivileged young people from harder to reach backgrounds.

This role is responsible to the Senior Youth Partnerships Officer, and will support the Recruitment team in recruiting and supporting young people onto Raleigh’s ICS programme. The Volunteer Recruitment and Support Intern will work closely with external youth organisations, internal teams within Raleigh International, and directly with young people. The role will be the main point of contact for ICS applicants (18-25) from harder to reach backgrounds, and will work to ensure that all applicants receive a high level of support and positive feedback throughout their ICS journey.

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Location: Raleigh Head Office, Westminster, London

Salary: £12,000 pro rata

Closing date: Midday, Friday 14th November

Ideal Start Date: ASAP

Application process: Applications closed.


Overseas paid opportunities

Country Set Up Director

Raleigh International is looking to appoint an exceptional candidate for the role of Country Set Up Director.

Raleigh International is a sustainable development charity. We challenge and empower young people and communities to deliver grassroots sustainable development. Our programmes focus on providing access to safe water and sanitation, protecting vulnerable environments and building resilient communities. We work in collaboration with volunteers, communities and local partner organisations. Every year Raleigh works with over a thousand young volunteers from around the world.

This role is responsible to the Head of Safety and International Operational Support and its overall purpose is to enable Raleigh to develop a framework to deliver a number of long-term country programmes in a new location that delivers sustainable development through young people. The County Set Up Director will be responsible for developing partner relationship, building operational capacity, resourcing a new country office, ensuring Raleigh legal registration in country and delivering programmes for the first group of volunteers due in country in September 2015.

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Location: Likely to be Nepal or Rwanda (to be confirmed)

Salary: £26,675 - £31,000

Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 19th November 2014

Interviews: Week commencing 24th November 2014

Start Date: 1st January 2015

Application process: Applications closed


Country Set Up Operations Manager

Raleigh International is looking to appoint an exceptional candidate for the role of Country Set Up Operations Manager

Raleigh International is a sustainable development charity. We challenge and empower young people and communities to deliver grassroots sustainable development. Our programmes focus on providing access to safe water and sanitation, protecting vulnerable environments and building resilient communities. We work in collaboration with volunteers, communities and local partner organisations.

Every year Raleigh works with over a thousand young volunteers from around the world. This role is responsible to the Country Set Up Director and its overall purpose is to build Raleigh’s operational ability to deliver a number of long-term country programmes that deliver sustainable development through young people. The County Set Up Operations Manager will work with the Country Set Up Director to build operational capacity, ensuring Raleigh policies and procedures are implemented to the highest standards, resourcing a new country office, and deliver programmes for the first group of volunteers due in country in September 2015.

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Location: Likely to be Nepal or Rwanda (to be confirmed)

Salary: £23,425 – £26,300

Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 19th November 2014

Interviews: Week commencing 24th November 2014

Start Date: 1st January 2015

Application process: Applications closed


UK volunteering opportunities 

Alumni Volunteers for Recruitment Events

Raleigh International has lots of opportunities for alumni volunteers to get involved with our recruitment and open events. Whether you were a venturer or a volunteer manager, by sharing your stories and experiences you can help us inspire others to explore their full potential on a Raleigh expedition. You will also have the opportunity to develop your presentation and communication skills. Travel expenses will be refunded for every event you attend.

Our events take place all over the country, to find out what events are in your area please see the lists on our events page.

For further details or to express interest, please contact Sarah Murray on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 020 7183 1286.


Peer Support Volunteers for Raleigh Outdoors Assessment Residential (ROAR)

Have you successfully completed a ROAR and an expedition?

Are you passionate about supporting other young people on their journey with Raleigh?

Would you like the opportunity to work in a professional capacity as part of a wider team delivering a 4 day residential?

We are pleased to announce that we now have a ‘Peer Support Volunteer’ role for 2 young people for each residential that we run which will take place in Spring, Summer and Autumn. The ‘Peer Support Volunteer’ will be responsible for supporting staff and young people during the residential.

To find out more or to be considered for the role please contact Rahim Hassanali, Youth Partnerships Officer on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The ROAR is Raleigh’s Outdoors Residential Programme for underprivileged young people applying for a full bursary through the partnership programme. The aims of the residential are to assess young peoples’ suitability for an expedition and support the personal development of each participant. The residential includes team working and problem solving activities, trekking and camping. It also provides young people with a positive environment to develop skills and find out more about Raleigh and expedition life.

 

Drive positive change internationally

Whether you're 25 or 75 we're always looking for skilled and dedicated volunteer managers on our expeditions.