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Terre des hommes

Every child in the world has the right to a childhood. It’s that simple.

Terre des hommes (Tdh) is the leading Swiss organisation for children’s aid. Every year, we provide assistance to over four million children and members of their communities in almost 40 countries through our health, protection and emergency relief programmes.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

Good Health and Well-being
Reduced Inequalities
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

How we work

Terre des hommes is the leading Swiss organisation for children’s aid. Since 1960, Tdh has helped build a better future for deprived children and their communities, making an impact with innovative and sustainable solutions. Active in almost 40 countries, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement field projects which improve the daily lives of over four million children and members of their communities, in the domains of health, protection and humanitarian aid.

... and why

We aspire to a world in which the rights of children, as defined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child, are always respected. A world in which children can thrive in safe environments and become agents of the change they wish to see in their lives.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Health and Nutrition
Human Rights, Law and Governance
Social Development

Opportunities offered

Internships for students no
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates no
Positions/programs for young professionals no
Staff positions for professionals no
Senior or management positions no
Consultancy opportunities no
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Type of organisation


Field(s) of activity

Humanitarian Aid


Lausanne, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation

Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Between 20 and 50

Outside Switzerland:
Between 20 and 50

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