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CARE is committed to reducing and eventually ending extreme poverty. Women in poor communities are at the heart of our efforts.


A career at CARE is truly a one‐of‐a‐kind experience. It’s more than working for a global leader, it’s an opportunity to be a part of something that can help bring about lasting change in the world. We’re looking for experienced professionals who not only align with our values, mission, and vision, but also want to make a difference, develop and inspire others, drive innovative ideas and deliver results.

CARE is one of the world’s leading international humanitarian agencies working to help people achieve social and economic well being while being among the best in their fields. Our global presence and commitment to ending poverty make CARE an exciting and rewarding place to work. CARE’s worldwide team uniquely apply their skill, knowledge, and dedication to empower people in developing countries to bring lasting change to their own communities.


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Investing in Our Team – Pay & Benefits

CARE USA compensates our employees for their work according to our Total Rewards philosophy, which includes both the salary and benefits that employees receive, which:

  • Recognize contribution
  • Are fair and equitable
  • Affordable to the organization and justifiable to our donors

Our employees are the most critical component of our long-term success. As a result, we have designed packages to attract, reward and retain talented and capable people worldwide, as well as to reflect the organization’s core values and mission and vision. We strive to provide the best choice and value at the best cost and to ensure that our compensation & benefits program remains competitive with that of other organizations; we use external benchmarks to determine salary ranges and benefits packages for all CARE USA-paid employees. As a result, our packages are competitive in the market and relevant to the various countries in which we operate.

Featured Jobs

Regional Innovation Adviser

Identify promising innovations, coordinate with country office staff to validate solutions, lead development and execution of experiments and coach teams to use innovation tools.

Local hire, Middle East and North Africa region

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Gender Program Specialist

Help foster lasting change in strategies and practices to promote girls’ and women’s leadership and empowerment, GBV and the engagement of men and boys to advance gender equality.

Atlanta, GA

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Executive Director, Planned Giving

Refine, implement and direct a robust and sustainable planned giving fundraising strategy. Provide strategic goals and objectives for the planned giving program, and personally manage a portfolio of prospects and donors.

Atlanta, GA

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Associate Vice President, Institutional Funding and Strategy

Lead the three-year institutional funding strategy, guide a team, track key developments within the landscape and ensure winning proposals.

Washington, DC

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CARE USA Benefits at a Glance


Medical Insurance
Employee has the choice of two medical plans: Medical PPO and Medical CHDP. Employee pays about 20% of premium for self and family, before taxes. COBRA laws apply.

Dental Insurance (including Orthodontics)
The employee pays portion of premium, before taxes, for self and family coverage. COBRA laws apply.

Supplemental Vision
Employee pays 100% of premium, before taxes, for their own or family coverage. COBRA laws apply.

Basic Life Insurance
Two times annual salary. CARE pays 100% of premium. This plan is convertible to individual policy for US residents and citizens.

Supplemental Life Insurance
One to four times annual salary up to $750,000 maximum combined with Basic Life Insurance. No evidence of insurability if under $150,000. Employee pays 100% of premium. This plan is convertible to individual policy.

Dependent Life Insurance
$30,000 Spouse, $15,000 Child. Employee pays 100% of premium. This plan is convertible to individual policy.

Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D)
One times annual salary up to maximum of $250,000. Salaries over $100,000 subject to war risk exclusion. CARE pays premium.

Short Term Disability
10-business day waiting period; sick leave provided. Benefit is 50% of basic weekly wage to a maximum of $2,000/week. CARE pays premium. Subject to the terms of the Employee Handbook.

Long Term Disability (LTD)
60% of basic monthly salary to maximum of $1,000. CARE pays premium. Convertible to individual policy.

Supplemental LTD
In addition to LTD, 60% of actual monthly salary to a maximum of $7,500/month. Employee pays premium. Convertible to individual policy.

Business Travel Accident
Protects beneficiary in the event of your death in a business related accident. CARE pays premium.

Emergency Evacuation
Provides emergency evacuation to a suitable medical facility in the event you or your family become ill while overseas on CARE business.

Employee Assistance Program
Provides counseling and referral support. CARE pays premium.

401k (Employer Contributions)
CARE contributes 4% of your eligible earnings. In addition, CARE provides a match option up to 4% on your voluntary employee contribution. 100% vesting upon enrollment. Eligibility requirements apply. Subject to IRS limits. See plan documents.

401k (Employee Contributions)
No age or service requirements. Limited to eligible employees. Subject to IRS limitations. See plan document.

Leave / Time Off

Paid Time Off / Bank of Days
Pro-rated for new hires. Accrual rate per fiscal year 25 days.  Subject to terms and conditions of the Employee Handbook.

Sick Days
As needed, subject to terms and conditions of Employee Handbook.

Family Medical Leave of Absence (FMLA)
Up to 12 weeks unpaid leave in any 12 month period. Job and benefit protected leave. Coordinated with paid leave policies.

Parental Leave
6 weeks paid leave within 1 year of birth or adoption, subject to eligibility.

See Employee Handbook

Emergency & Compassionate Leave
Up to 5 days paid, subject to the terms and conditions of the Employee Handbook.

Worker’s Compensation
Employee is protected from accidental injuries and certain illnesses directly related to employment with CARE. CARE pays the cost of coverage.

*Subject to change without notice. CARE offers additional benefits that may not be listed above, ask your recruiter for additional information if needed.

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Read more about our commitment to Equity and Inclusion at CARE.

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