Jobs & Internships

We have been working with our partner groups and organisations for many years and our volunteers worldwide currently contribute over 40,000 volunteer hours per week.

We value a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

All vacancies with Lattitude Global Volunteering are advertised on this website and are regularly updated on a post-by-post basis.

Volunteer Positions

UK Volunteer Programme Manager – Home based

Salary: Voluntary – all reasonable travel and incidental expenses reimbursed

Working hours: Flexible

Deadline for applications: Ongoing

Interview date: Ongoing

Start Date: Ongoing

Job purpose: The role of Volunteer Programme Manager is to be the link between our Reading office and a cluster of placement in one of the following regions: the South West, Midlands, North London, East and the South East. The role includes liaising with Local Representatives in the region, maintaining Lattitude communication links with the host placement, carry out visits and providing pastoral support to volunteers at placements.

To apply, please e-mail your CV and expression of interest to James Langdon, UK Regional Director at

Job Description


UK Local Representative – Home based

Salary: Voluntary – all reasonable travel and incidental expenses reimbursed

Working hours: Each placement needs to be visited at least once during each volunteer cycle (usually an annual cycle) plus additional pastoral support if needed

Deadline for applications: Ongoing

Interview date: Ongoing

Start Date: Ongoing

Job purpose: To act as the Local Lattitude Global Volunteering Representative at one or more named placements and to provide local support both to the volunteer and host

To apply simply email us at expressing an interest in the role.

Job Description

Lattitude Promotion Officers – UK (All Regions)

Salary: Travel expenses paid

Working hours: at least 10 events in a year

Interview date: Ongoing

Start Date: Ongoing

Job Purpose: Our promotions officers (PO) attend events such as presentations and careers fairs on an ad hoc basis. They act as the face of Lattitude and so must appear professional and well-informed. They must report back all the contacts they make at events to the Marketing Team. To be a PO you must be a Lattitude alumni with a passion for telling others about your placement and the benefits of volunteering abroad.

To apply simply email our Marketing Team at expressing an interest in the role.

Internship Positions

Internship – Head Office, UK

Salary: unpaid.

Working Hours: 20 hours per week, flexitime

Contract: 6 months in the UK, 6 months overseas (total of 12 months)

Application Deadline: 1st March 2017

Interview Date: TBC

Start Date: March/April 2017

Job Purpose: This internship is a unique opportunity for enthusiastic and committed individuals interested in working in an international youth development charity. It presents a valuable chance to be trained and gain essential experience required to work in the field of youth development and international volunteering. During your internship you will be able to support the end to end process of youth development through international volunteering. Initially based in the UK office you will be trained to support the work of our busy Operations Team helping to support young people with pre-departure administration prior to their overseas volunteering experience.

In the second six months of your internship you will be placed in one of Lattitude’s country offices in Africa or South America providing support to a Country Manager. This will include in-country orientation, visiting volunteers and host families and working with the Country Manager to develop new placements.

Internship Role Description

LGV Internship Application Form

Paid Positions

Commercial Director & Group Financial Controller – Head Office, UK

The Commercial Director will be responsible for all financial operations, aiding the strategic and commercial development of the charity.

Job Description

The Commercial Director has lead responsibility for all financial operations and control, supporting the CEO and senior colleagues with the strategic and commercial development of the charity. In addition to the Finance function, the Commercial Director has oversight of ICT and Facilities management, including data control; group insurances; procurement and company secretarial. The post holder will lead on internal audit and provide significant input to development of new business or product propositions and external funding applications.

Areas of Responsibility:
To lead and manage financial and commercial controls and reporting for the charity to the executive, the Trustees and relevant external regulatory bodies, including accounting, reporting (management and statutory), budgeting, forecasting, pricing, treasury management and audit.
To support the CEO and work closely with senior colleagues on the strategic development of the charity.

The successful candidate will be CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified and will demonstrate:

  • Experience of providing robust, timely and accurate financial information and having responsibility for financial processes and procedures
  • Experience of contributing at strategic level to an organisation, including funding proposals and new business development
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with colleagues and external stakeholders.
  • Detailed knowledge of business planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Treasury management experience to optimise cash flow and minimise financial risk, including foreign exchange.
  • The ability to manage the end to end audit process and prepare the consolidated financial statements to final draft.
  • Line management experience.
  • Excellent IT skills with the ability to lead and develop the IT strategy for the charity.
  • Understanding and preferably experience of Data Protection requirements

Experience in the charity sector is desirable but not essential. Practical experience and understanding of the international perspective and of working at a distance from senior colleagues would be an advantage.

Please follow the links below for full Job Description and Application Form.

Trustee Positions

We are seeking to appoint additional Trustees to contribute to the ongoing development and reach of the charity.  We are particularly interested in receiving applications from people with experience in:

  • Post 16 and Higher Education
  • Careers Guidance and Youth development
  • Charity Finance
  • Voluntary Sector, Fundraising and Networks