1 in 10 people lack access to safe water
1 in 3 people lack access to a toilet
Women and children spend 125 million hours each day collecting water
Every 90 seconds a child dies from a water-related disease
Every $1 invested in water and sanitation provides 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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Finance and Administration

Senior Accountant – Kansas City, MO
The Senior Accountant will further the cause of Water.org's mission by initiating and supporting compliance reporting, analyzing financial and operating information and procedures and actively participating on the Finance and Administration team. This position requires strong accounting and analytical ability as well as multitasking and effective communication with individuals at all levels of the organization. The position is located in Kansas City, Missouri and reports to the Controller.

Human Resources

Senior Human Resources Generalist – Kansas City, MO
We’re hiring a Senior Human Resources Generalist to serve in a newly created role in HR’s efforts to ensure Water.org continues to be a stimulating, rewarding and innovative place to work. The Senior Human Resources Generalist will collaborate and integrate service delivery to ensure consistency in philosophies and alignment with business goals by performing professional level HR related duties in a fast paced environment and rapidly growing, global workforce.

President's Office

Manager, Strategy and Business Planning – Kansas City, MO
In this newly-created position, Water.org seeks a strategic, data-driven performer who can enhance our organizational effectiveness by developing frameworks, processes and communications to drive success. Reporting directly to the President, this individual will work across departments in the organization to help develop and communicate our strategy, operating plans, and key insights. S/he will use data and insight to helps shape future strategy and to tell the story of Water.org's impact within a strategic context. S/he will facilitate innovation by managing execution of the philanthropic fund that fuels expansion at Water.org (New Ventures Fund) and by conducting ad hoc analyses to inform emerging approaches. S/he will support the Water.org President and team to develop organizational capacity through enhanced Board and staff communication and engagement.

Strategic Alliances

Senior Manager, 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 requires close collaboration and strong working relationships across all departments at Water.org. This position will be based in San Francisco, CA (Water.org’s satellite office).

International Programs

Bangladesh Research & Development Officer – Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Research & Development Officer is responsible for managing a variety of research and product development initiatives related to market-based financing of Water and Sanitation Services (WSS) in Bangladesh. This includes research about geographies, beneficiaries, financial institutions, governmental and non-governmental institutions, and other stakeholders in Bangladesh and possibly the South Asia region. This also includes support for evaluation activities of current Water.org programs in Bangladesh, as well as data collection and analysis. The Research & Development Officer will be responsible for synthesizing all findings, assisting in identifying potential new partners, and making recommendations for new WaterCredit financial products to increase the reach of Water.org in Bangladesh.


Ethiopia Finance and Administrative Officer – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Finance and Administrative Officer is responsible for managing all general financial, administrative, and logistical tasks for the Water.org Ethiopia office. This includes activities such as managing accounts payable and receivable and accounting records, preparing financial reports required by Water.org and the Government of Ethiopia, managing the procurement process for office equipment and supplies, preparing office communications, maintaining relationships with office vendors, making travel arrangements for Water.org staff, scheduling appointments and receiving and hosting guests, and other tasks as assigned. To apply, email your cover letter and resume to Ethiopia@water.org.

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

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