Relief International

Relief International is a humanitarian non-profit agency that provides emergency relief, rehabilitation, development assistance, and program services to vulnerable communities worldwide. Relief International is solely dedicated to reducing human suffering and is non-political and non-sectarian in its mission. Relief International's mission is to:

  • Serve the needs of the most vulnerable - particularly women and children, victims of natural disasters & civil conflicts, and the poor - with a specific focus on neglected groups and cases.
  • Provide holistic, multi-sectoral, sustainable, and pro-poor programs that bridge emergency relief and long-term development at the grassroots level.
  • Empower communities by building capacity and by maximizing local resources in both program design and implementation.
  • Promote self-reliance, peaceful coexistence, and reintegration of marginalized communities.
  • Protect lives from physical injury or death and/or psychological trauma where present.
  • Uphold the highest professional norms in program delivery, including accountability to beneficiaries and donors alike.


Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

A variety of domestic volunteer and internship opportunities exist at Relief International's U.S. offices (Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.), and Relief International-UK (London).

Relief International has a strong commitment of preferential hiring from its pool of dedicated volunteers and interns when such paid employment opportunities arise.

Domestic volunteer and internship opportunities are available in relevant areas such as program research and development, operational support, fundraising, public relations, graphics, web design, information technology, administration, accounting, etc.).

Domestic internships may include paid positions (entry, junior and senior levels). A minimum of 15 hours per week and a minimum commitment of 3 months are required for paid internships.

Internship opportunities with Relief International vary. You can see available internships, or simply send us your resume by clicking here