Every minute a child dies of a water-related disease
Women and children spend 140 million hours a day collecting water
1 in 9 people lack access to safe water
More people have a mobile phone than a toilet
For every $1 spent on water and sanitation there is a $4 economic return


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Water.org is an international organization working to solve the global water crisis. We are committed to providing safe water and improved sanitation to communities in developing countries. Working in partnership with donors and beneficiaries, we have helped people around the world develop accessible, sustainable, community-level water and sanitation services.

As we continue to grow, we are looking for more exceptional, driven, and passionate individuals to join our team. You can apply now for any of the open positions listed below. Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to accept phone calls at this time.

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Administration & Finance

Director of Human Resources – Kansas City, MO
Water.org seeks an outstanding Director of Human Resources to oversee its global human resources function. The Human Resources team at Water.org is a critical strategic partner to achieve organizational objectives. Water.org seeks an experienced, results-focused and action-oriented HR leader who values human assets as critical to realizing the organization’s mission and who has demonstrated success in helping to develop strong individuals and teams. This position will support Water.org’s international offices. Thus, experience in international environments and proficiency with international practices is required. Experience working with a distributed work force is also a must. Success in this role will demand strategic partnership and collaboration with other Water.org leaders and team members.


Senior Manager of Strategic Alliances – San Francisco CA
The Senior Manager of Strategic Alliances is responsible for forging strategic fundraising partnerships with multi-national corporations and foundations, individuals and key multilateral development organizations. This position will work closely with the overall Strategic Alliances (including Grants Management) and International Programs teams. This individual will also collaborate often with the marketing and communications team and office of the CEO, and represent Water.org to external audiences.

Information Technology

Director of Technology – Kansas City MO preferred, San Francisco CA considered
This position will define and lead technology strategy and execution for Water.org, working to ensure that Water.org’s internal IT systems support an efficient, best of class organization, and utilizing technology to help positively transform the lives of those in need. This senior-level individual will lead an emerging area within Water.org, building and leading a team of up to three by year’s end. Success in this role will demand strategic partnership and collaboration with other Water.org leaders.

International Programs

Alternative Channels Research, Consultancy – Kenya
Activities will include a combination of market research within the above-listed stakeholders to determine the impact and value proposition for introducing alternative WASH financing and potentially designing pilot models and products. The Consultant activities will also include interviewing other stakeholders as needed, such as FIs, product manufacturers, WSPs, telecommunications companies, county government officials, national government officials, small and medium WASH enterprises, WASH NGOs, end users, clients, and people without access to improved water and sanitation. Proposals should be forwarded to palubbe@water.org. Close Date: March 31.

Water.org provides innovative, market-based solutions that change lives every day through safe water and sanitation.

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