10 Humanitarian Organizations Offering Jobs in Toronto

Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger is an international non-governmental humanitarian organization formed in 1979 to fight hunger around the world. Its mission is to eradicate hunger through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition during and after emergency situations caused by conflicts and natural disasters.

Action Against Hunger mission in Canada was established in 2006 with the aim to fight hunger in malnourished communities and to develop sustainable solutions. The organization deploys experts in developing countries to help increase the resilience of communities around the world. Its work is mostly focused on the causes of malnutrition and remedies. If you wish to fight hunger and work with Action Against Hunger, please visit their careers website.

Canadian Red Cross

The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the international humanitarian network of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement together with 190 National Red cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Canada and abroad, by mobilizing the power of humanity within the country and oversees. As many other National Societies, the Canadian Red Cross provides services and protection to people in need while respecting the seven principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement: humanity, impartiality, independence, neutrality, unity, universality, voluntary service. If you wish to take part in the largest humanitarian movement worldwide, please visit their jobs website.

Save the Children Canada

Save the Children Canada works in the country and all around the world to protect and assist the most vulnerable children and their families.

In Canada, the organization focuses its work on reconciliation through a child-centred approach. In other countries, the organisation ensures community support and implements collaborative and diverse programs for a brighter tomorrow. The organization works also in emergencies contexts such as in Syria and Yemen and provides assistance to children in terms of nutrition and protection of their lives. If you are committed and would like to work to protect and assist the most vulnerable children around the world, please visit the  careers website of Save the Children Canada.

Oxfam Canada

Oxfam Canada is a non-governmental organization affiliated to the International Oxfam Confederation network composed of more than 90 countries as part of a global movement for change.

Oxfam Canada works to fight poverty and injustice around the most vulnerable communities of the world while ensuring women and girls’ empowerment and fight for their rights. The work of Oxfam Canada is conducted through the active participation of communities and with partner organizations.  The organization works to ensure that women’s rights are respected and that women and girls are empowered and at centre of the change. If you are interested in working with Oxfam Canada and work towards achieving gender equality, please visit their careers webpage.

Plan International Canada

Plan International Canada is a non-governmental organization working to protect children rights together with community members and governments so that all children around the world can exercise their rights. The organisation focuses its work on eight core areas, with gender equality as a foundational objective.

The organization works in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to realize the rights of the most vulnerable children and families. Plan International Canada is a member of the global Plan International Federation that works in over 70 countries around the world and in collaboration with country specific members of the Federation to implement projects and activities, always with the participation of communities. If you wish to work with Plan International Canada, please visit their careers website.

World Vision Canada

World Vision is a faith based humanitarian development and advocacy organization working around the world to empower local communities through different types of activities.

World Vision works in collaboration with children, families and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. The organization works on different programs to enhance child protection, tackle climate change, provide clean water and sanitation, advocate for the rights of the most vulnerable through influencing governments and local authorities and much more.  If you wish to join the World Vision that is working to protect and assist marginalised communities on the planet, please visit their careers website.

CARE Canada

CARE is an international humanitarian organization founded in 1945 in the United States to deliver emergency packages of food and basic supplies to millions of people in Europe following the Second World War.

CARE Canada was founded in 1973 and it is part of the global CARE International Confederation together with other 13 full members. The organization works in 100 countries in all continents of the world and implements its programs through the support of local and regional offices. Its goal is to fight hunger and meet people basic needs while finding long term solutions to reduce poverty, injustice and promote equality. If you wish to work with CARE Canada, please check the offers available on their careers website.

Humanity and Inclusion

Humanity and Inclusion is an international non-governmental organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. It was founded by two French doctors in 1982 while supporting Cambodian refugees along the Thai border.

Today, the organization works in different contexts and continents to fulfil the needs of the most vulnerable communities. It is an independent and impartial charity working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, to meet their basic needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. The organization areas of action are focused on inclusion of persons living with disabilities and promotion of their rights, health and prevention, rehabilitation, emergencies and explosive weapons. If you are a humanitarian passionate, please visit their jobs opportunities website to check for available positions.

Crossroads International

Crossroads International is a Canadian volunteer cooperation agency promoting gender equality and poverty eradication in some of the poorest countries in Africa. Its mission is to create a more equitable and sustainable world by engaging and strengthening individuals, organizations and communities.

The organization helps 3000 girls on annual level, it has helped 53000 people to access justice in their countries and it is engaged in much more projects and activities. It works to improve access to justice and ensuring economic empowerment for the most vulnerable while promoting women and girls’ empowerment and women’s leadership. If you are interested in joining this international charity, please visit their careers website.

International Development and Relief Foundation (IDRF)

The IDRF is a Canadian humanitarian charity dedicated to empower and assist the most vulnerable communities in the world.

The organization works to provide effective humanitarian aid to people in need through sustainable programs, based on the Islamic principles of human dignity, non- discrimination, self- resilience and social justice. In order to implement its programs, the organization partners with local actors and partners in order to better allow vulnerable communities to participate in the design and implementation of projects. Since 1984 the organisation has been working in countries in the Americas, Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia. If you wish to take part in its work, please visit their careers website.

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