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

Finance Committee: External Member

Raleigh’s Finance Committee (a sub-Committee of the Board of Trustees of Raleigh International) is seeking a qualified accountant to be an external member. You will need to be able to attend Finance Committee meetings (which are held 4 times a year in office hours) and be able to allocate sufficient time to read papers in advance of meetings and support the Director of Finance and Corporate Services on occasion with guidance and advice on projects. This role is not a member of the full Board, but works with the Finance Committee to assess risks and advise the Board through the Chair of the Finance Committee. This role attracts no remuneration but expenses for attendance at meetings will be reimbursed.

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Closing date: 27th October 2014

Application process: If you are interested please apply with a CV and a letter explaining your interest in this role and how you meet the person specification to Mary-Jane Eva This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Telephone Fundraiser

The overall purpose of this role is raising money through telephone fundraising, to support Raleigh programmes.

The successful candidate will spend the entirety of their time on the phone to supporters and alumni from past Raleigh expeditions, to mobilise and inspire them to give a monthly donation to Raleigh. This position is a great opportunity for someone who would like to develop their skills in communications and fundraising, whilst in a fast paced environment.

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Location: Raleigh Head Office, Westminster, London

Salary: £8.80 per hour

Contract: Temporary contract for 3 evenings per week for 5 weeks

Closing date: 17th October 2014

Application process: Applications closed

Volunteer Coordinator

Raleigh International is recruiting a Volunteer Coordinator to provide exceptional support to Raleigh volunteers.

The role will support the coordination and delivery of the volunteer pre-departure journey. This involves engaging volunteers and providing a high level of customer service and personal support to ensure that every volunteer completes the necessary administrative processes on time and prior to departure. These processes include submission of medical information and vaccination certificates, achieving their fundraising target, attending relevant training events and submitting appropriate travel and emergency contact details including passport details, visa application and flight details.

The role would suit someone who has first-hand experience of a Raleigh programme and who is passionate about supporting and facilitating others to participate in sustainable development projects.

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Location: Raleigh Head Office, Westminster, London

Salary: £18,540 - £21,100

Closing date: 11.00 am, 14th October 2014

Interviews: w/c 20th October 2014

Application process: Applications closed

Medical Coordination Manager

Raleigh International is recruiting for a Medical Coordination Manager. The role involves working closely with the International Operational Support Manager to ensure the health and safety of all Raleigh International volunteers and staff by maintaining high standards of safety and providing optimum back-up in case of emergencies. The role also involves the medical vetting of all volunteers and staff before joining an overseas expedition or UK programme as well as assisting in the recruitment and support of volunteer expedition medics. It is an influential role with considerable input into policy and practice.

You’ll need to be a registered general nurse currently on the NMC register with at least 3 years post registration experience. You’ll need to work well under pressure, prioritise a heavy workload and work both reactively and pro-actively. You’ll have experience in pastoral care and be willing to be on-call at unsocial hours.

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Location: Raleigh Head Office, Westminster, London

Salary: £33,475 - £37,600

Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 24th September 2014

Interviews: 2nd and 3rd October 2014

Application process: Applications closed.

Overseas paid opportunities

Country Operations Manager

Raleigh International is looking to appoint an exceptional candidate for the role of Country Operations Manager to join the Country Management team in Costa Rica.

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 Director and its overall purpose is to work within a Country Management team who represent and deliver Raleigh International’s interests in country. Raleigh’s aim is to develop a number of long-term country programmes that deliver sustainable development through young people. The Country Operations Manager will ensure that all programmes are delivered safely, ensure Raleigh’s operational policies and procedures are implemented and reviewed, and provide ongoing support to volunteers.

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Salary: £22,750

Closing date: Midday, 24th October 2014

Interviews: Monday 3rd November 2014

Ideal Start Date: 23rd November 2014

Application process: If you have the relevant experience and skills, and the passion to join an innovative and fast developing environment, please apply by sending your CV and a motivation letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

UK volunteering opportunities 

Youth Partnerships Evaluation Volunteer

An exciting volunteering opportunity has come up at Raleigh International to support the end of year evaluation of our partnership volunteers during the months of November and December 2014. The role will consist of compiling and presenting data for our reports and phoning young people to gain outcome data and case studies. We require a volunteer who is able to engage young people over the phone and demonstrate sensitivity to the cases they will be dealing with. A passion for working with disadvantaged young people is an advantage. To be considered for this role and for an information pack please contact Rahim Hassanali via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )

Closing date: 31st October 2014

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.


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