Overview of actors

Malteser International

We are the worldwide humanitarian relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta. Our mandate is to provide relief and recovery during and following conflicts and disasters. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of suffering and displaced people around the world.

We provide emergency and disaster relief in the immediate aftermath of acute disasters and work towards the rehabilitation and reconstruction of afflicted communities. We provide aid to people in need in over 140 projects in 35 countries, regardless of religion, political persuasion, origin or gender. Christian values and the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality and independence form the basis of our work.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Zero Hunger
Good Health and Well-being
Clean Water and Sanitation
Partnerships to achieve the Goals

How we work

We take a holistic approach to health in our programming, which includes the protection of nature. We work with local resources and engage local partners, as well as the Order of Malta's global network, to provide rapid and effective responses in even the most remote locations. People are at the center of our assistance. Our goal is to sustainably increase the resilience of those worst affected by disasters. We are also committed to contributing to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In doing so, we extend our support to all individuals in need regardless of gender, political belief, origin, or faith.

... and why

Christian values and the humanitarian principles of humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence are the foundation of our work. We are committed to the highest levels of innovation, professionalism, quality, and transparency. Driven by our values, and thanks to our over 65 years of experience, we remain a trustworthy organization for our donors, partners, and most importantly, for the people we serve. Through our work we experience joy, find greater meaning, and a sense of belonging among like-minded individuals.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Banking and Finance
Environment and Disaster Risk Management
Health and Nutrition
Human Resources Management
Monitoring and Evaluation
Security and Safety
Supply Chain Management

Opportunities offered

Internships for students no
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates yes
Positions/programs for young professionals yes
Staff positions for professionals yes
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities yes
See current vacancies on cinfoPoste

Type of organisation


Field(s) of activity

Humanitarian Aid


Cologne, Germany

Region(s) of operation

Latin America and the Caribbean
Middle East and Northern Africa
South/East Asia and Pacific
Sub-Saharan Africa
Western and Central Europe

Number of employees

In Switzerland:

Outside Switzerland:
Between 200 and 1000

Learn more

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