Careers

Impact. Access. Influence.

These are just some of the words our staff use to describe why they enjoy working at Helen Keller International.

Our global team of more than 1,000 dedicated employees helps make us one of the most respected public health organizations in the world.

Helen Keller International finds success through a focused mission supported by a diverse funding base. Our size and structure allow team members to have a direct impact through their work, as well as access to senior management and the ability to influence the direction of the organization.

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”
— Helen Keller

We seek to attract, retain and motivate employees who exemplify our values of grit, rigor, integrity and compassion to help us achieve our vision of being the most technically and operationally capable organization in preventing blindness, poor health and malnutrition throughout the world.  We do so by offering a competitive total compensation package, and providing a positive and collegial work environment.

With offices throughout Africa, Asia and the United States, the work we do requires a wide range of professional skills. We seek the best in public health, finance, administration, development, communications, and technology to join our efforts to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people.

In the spirit of the extraordinary ability and vision of our founder, Helen Keller International values the diversity of our workforce.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

HKI is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need to request an accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact our Affirmative Action Plan Coordinator, Nancy Prail, at HKI.recruitment@hki.org or 646.356.1789.

Learn what we do and see how your skillsets and interests could help advance our mission.
Learn what we do and see how your skillsets and interests could help advance our mission.
Learn what we do and see how your skillsets and interests could help advance our mission.