Overview of actors

Swiss Red Cross

The Swiss Red Cross (SRC) is part of the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement, the world's largest independent humanitarian organization.

We provide a broad range of services for the benefit of particularly vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Switzerland and in about 30 countries around the world. Abroad, we provide emergency aid to the affected population after disasters, help to improve health care and support disaster preparedness. We work together with the National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and support their organizational development according to their priorities and needs.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Zero Hunger
Good Health and Well-being
Clean Water and Sanitation
Reduced Inequalities
Climate Action

How we work

Dialog with politics and authorities: True to its principles, the SRC maintains a dialogue with the state and politics that is characterized by trust.

The seven Red Cross principles: The seven Red Cross principles apply worldwide. They are the binding working basis for all members of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

World's largest network of volunteers: Where help is needed, volunteers are often the first on the scene. These people are the backbone of the Red Cross movement.

... and why

Humanity is at the heart of everything we do. We are committed to helping disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Switzerland and abroad. Together with our volunteers and partners, we alleviate and prevent human suffering. We save lives, strengthen health and promote integration.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Environment and Disaster Risk Management
External Relations
Health and Nutrition
Human Resources Management
Information and Communication Technology
Media and Communication
Monitoring and Evaluation

We rely on well-qualified, motivated and performance-oriented staff to carry out the many services we provide for especially vulnerable and underprivileged people. We offer competitive employment conditions and working environment, promote diversity and equal opportunity among our staff, support our staff in their personal training and development. We maintain an open and respectful corporate culture based on mutual trust. Help us to create a world of greater humanity.

Opportunities offered

Internships for students no
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


You can find job vacancies on our website at https://www.redcross.ch/en/working-at-the-src-worthwhile-and-challenging. Please apply directly for the job that interests you. You may find other job offers on the other language versions of our job portal.


Our national headquarters in Bern and Wabern mainly employ administrative staff, university graduates and specialists in the following fields: health and integration, international cooperation, marketing and communication, finance, human resources and services.

See current vacancies on cinfoPoste

Type of organisation


Field(s) of activity

Development Cooperation
Humanitarian Aid


Bern, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation

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

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Between 200 and 1000

Outside Switzerland:
Between 50 and 200

Learn more

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