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

Careers

Want to change the world?

Water.org is breaking down the barriers between people and access to safe water and sanitation. We are an international nonprofit organization that has positively transformed more than five million lives around the world.

We are results-driven team of thinkers and doers and as we continue to grow, we are looking for like-minded people who are also passionate about making safe water and sanitation available to all. We are headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and have employment opportunities around the world. If you are interested and qualify for one of the positions listed below, click Apply Now. Or complete the same online application form to get in queue for future opportunities that arise and fit your skill-set.

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Office of the CEO

Chief of Staff – Kansas City, MO
The Chief of Staff to the CEO (“the COS”) is a critically important role; one that serves as a principal advisor to the CEO and works closely with him on all aspects of Water.org and WaterEquity (“the Organizations”) to ensure the Organizations are running smoothly and efficiently, and that his commitments to partners, funders, and the Boards of Directors are met. This role is a hybrid of activity optimization, thought leadership, project management, and team collaboration.

President's Office

Global Finance Lead – Kansas City, MO
Water.org seeks an outstanding Global Finance Lead to help shape the next stage of its evolution. This unique individual must possess strategic, financial and operational acumen, as well as global perspective and a passion for our mission to help solve one of the world’s most urgent challenges. As a business partner to the CEO and President, this senior leader will serve as a key member of the executive team. S/he will play a critical role in shaping Water.org's strategic, financial and programmatic evolution and will oversee all financial and administration aspects of our business across two domestic and seven international offices. The ideal candidate must offer a track record of success as a strategic and financial leader within a complex global environment and must demonstrate depth in financial and operational management, and innovative finance. For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter to Korn Ferry at: Kate Kohler, Co-Lead, Impact Investing Practice & Principal, Global Financial Markets; Phone: 202-955-0913; kate.kohler@kornferry.com.

International Programs

Administrative Officer – Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Administrative Officer is responsible for managing all general administrative logistical tasks for the Water.org Bangladesh office, including assisting with set up and maintenance of the office, bookkeeping and recordkeeping, assisting with government filings, maintaining relationships with vendors, making travel arrangements for staff and visitors, translation of documents, scheduling appointments, and other tasks as assigned.

Programs Manager – Nairobi, Kenya
This role is primarily responsible for supporting the effective and timely execution of programs within her/his assigned portfolio; specifically through assisting with program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation with assigned partners. This role is also responsible for supporting contributions to pipeline development, fundraising and donor support, and global learning.

Regional Advocacy Manager, East Africa – Nairobi, Kenya
This role is responsible for supporting Water.org’s Global Advocacy strategy in the Africa region by managing public relations and learning activities. The candidate must thrive in an environment where he/she is expected to be highly proactive, extremely organized and assertive.

WaterEquity

Administrative Coordinator, WaterEquity – Kansas City, MO
The Administrative Coordinator responsibilities include administrative, travel, research, and investor relations support.

Director of Regulatory Compliance, WaterEquity – Kansas City, MO
This brand-new role will be to further develop a strong risk management culture to ensure foreign regulatory compliance risks are identified, monitored and mitigated. The candidate will lead a team of direct report(s) to support the development of an effective regulatory compliance framework including a robust monitoring, testing and internal controls program, issues management processes, compliance program governance and ongoing process improvements.