Every minute a child dies of a water-related disease
Women and children spend 200 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


Want to change the world?

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.

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.

Executive Assistant – Kansas City, MO
The Executive Assistant is a critically important role, enabling the President (based in Seattle, WA) to work most effectively with internal and external stakeholders and to fulfill her commitment to Water.org's employees, funders, partners, and Board of Directors. The Executive Assistant will optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of internal operations and ensure smooth coordination and communication among individuals and key functional areas of Water.org. This individual contributes significantly to creating cohesiveness and collaboration among the entire Water.org team and acts as a 'go-to' resource for both the President and team.

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

Philippines Country Director – Manila, Philippines
The Country Director will be responsible for overseeing Water.org programs and staff in Philippines and for ensuring that all work is implemented in accordance with established policies and procedures of Water.org. The Country Director will also be responsible for recruiting, training and supervising a high-performance team to manage programs and local country office operations in collaboration with Water.org's Head Office in the United States. This position will act as Water.org's legal and public representative in the Philippines, ensuring the organization maintains a stellar reputation and presence in the country. Travel to all districts where Water.org works will be required. No relocation will be provided.

Research Manager – Kansas City, MO
The position of the Research Manager is a newly created position at Water.org. The Research Manager will plan and manage a wide variety of water and sanitation research initiatives, conduct greater analysis of Water.org data to package into research products, and support program evaluation efforts. This is a collaborative and facilitative role that demands focus, cultural sensitivity and requires a highly-resourceful individual with strong emotional intelligence, self-motivation and analytical skills. The Research Manager will work on the International Programs team within its Monitoring and Evaluation unit. S/he will report to the Senior Manager, Information and Evaluation who is based remotely, and will also work with members of the Water.org team in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Peru and the U.S.

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