Overview of actors


Medair is a humanitarian organisation inspired by Christian faith to save lives and relieve human suffering in the world’s most difficult-to-reach and devastated places.

Since 1989, we’ve been helping people in crisis – regardless of race, creed or nationality.
Here are the 7 values that shaped us: integrity, hope, compassion, joy, accountability, dignity & faith.

Respond: Saving lives in emergencies. We’re ready to respond within 24-hours of a disaster.
Rebuild: Restoring essential services and helping communities return to normal life.
Strengthen: Helping communities prepare for future emergencies and reducing risk factors.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Zero Hunger
Good Health and Well-being
Gender Equality
Clean Water and Sanitation
Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

How we work

We employ experts in health and nutrition; shelter and infrastructure; water, sanitation, and hygiene. We provide cash assistance that enables families to meet their basic needs quickly during crises.

Medair has opportunities for people like you to excel, to grow, and to be challenged. Bring your values, passion, and commitment, and consider a career with Medair.

... and why

Our foundation of Christian faith motivates us to care for those who suffer and inspires us to strive for excellence. Applying our professional skills to meet the most critical needs of people who are in crisis demonstrates God’s love to the world. We respond with compassion, and as a neutral and impartial humanitarian organisation we deliver relief based on need and regardless of race, religion, age, gender, or political affiliation.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Banking and Finance
Diversity Management
Environment and Disaster Risk Management
Health and Nutrition
Human Resources Management
Human Rights, Law and Governance
Information and Communication Technology
Media and Communication
Monitoring and Evaluation
Security and Safety
Social Development
Supply Chain Management

Working for Medair is a unique and rewarding experience that encompasses so much! Are you an experienced professional, inspired by your faith to care for others? Are you willing to give of yourself to work in tough places, going the extra mile to restore dignity and hope to people in crisis? We have teams of incredible people recruited from all around the world, working in difficult contexts. They forge bonds with colleagues that last a lifetime. You can make a real difference in the world.

Opportunities offered

Internships for students yes
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates no
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



Region(s) of operation

Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Northern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Western and Central Europe

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Between 50 and 200

Outside Switzerland:
Between 200 and 1000

Learn more

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